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Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

General Notice
Draft Report on Assistant Speech-Language Pathologists
Date Posted: 8/23/2016
Expiration Date: 9/8/2016
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
6 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 8/23/2016 and ended 8/29/2016

The 2016 Session of the General Assembly passed HB252, which directed: “That the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology shall review the need for and impact of licensure or certification of assistant speech-language pathologists and report its findings to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committee on Education and Health by November 1, 2016.”

In accordance, the Board directed the Chair to appoint an Ad Hoc Committee to conduct the review and report its findings to the Board. The draft report is available at Comments on the Committee’s draft report should be sent to The Board will adopt a final report at its meeting on September 8, 2016.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4630    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-