The information below is collected from state licensure boards or
regulatory agencies responsible for developing requirements for the professions
of audiology and/or speech-language pathology to work in the early intervention
setting. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that
laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with
your state for the most up-to-date information.
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Master’s or doctorate degree
State licensure is issued by Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.
- Must enroll in First Steps
- Must complete the Direct Service Provider Orientation (DSP
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellow
- State licensure is issued by Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.
- Clinical fellow must
submit the name, address, and copy of the license of their supervisor at time of
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
Allowed with supervision
- Complete follow up courses DSP 102 and 103.
- Complete First Steps Core Training (FSCT) annually.
- Completion of an Early Intervention credential must be
completed within two years of enrollment. Credit points are earned in competency areas that represent bodies of
knowledge and/or skills that are considered critical to the implementation of
quality early intervention services. When earning the initial credential, providers may utilize prior
education, training, and experience that is relevant to early intervention.
- Annual re-credential is also required for all
providers and consists of documenting a minimum of three credential points of
portfolio activities related to early intervention competency areas. Experience
as well as formal and informal training may be counted toward credentialing
Indiana Bureau of Child
Development Services, First Steps
For further information
regarding audiologists and speech-language pathologists working in the early
intervention setting, please visit these websites:
Questions regarding state
advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy