State Action Toolkit
For Use by Qualified Personnel for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Services
The following ASHA resources are provided for professionals seeking to address the issue of using qualified personnel to provide audiology and speech-language pathology services in educational and health care settings. These resources provide an overview of the issue, include data to frame the issue, list information for a first-step, common-sense approach to tackling the use of qualified personnel, and suggest additional tools and advocacy pointers for resolving the problem. ASHA resources on qualified personnel for federal programs and guidelines regarding support personnel are included.
II. Building the Case
III. Mitigating the Shortages: Recruitment/Retention
IV. Advocacy & Tools for Success
V. Related Information & Resources