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Alaska Early Intervention Requirements for Practice

The information below is collected from state licensure boards or regulatory agencies responsible for developing requirements for the professions of audiology and 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

Education

Master's degree in related field without certification and licensure and Completion of the Part C Credential.

Certification/Licensure

State licensure is issued by the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development

Prerequisite Training

Completion of the Part C Credential—in-service training credential required of all Alaska Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program (EI/ILP) employees. All EI/ILP employees must successfully complete the Part C Credential to move from provisional to professional status on the Alaska System for Early Education Development (SEED) Registry.

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Education

Bachelor's degree in related field without certification or licensure or associate's degree in related field with licensure AND completion of the Part C Credential.

Certification/Licensure

State licensure is issued by the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development

Prerequisite Training

Completion of applicable sections of Part C Credential—in-service training credential required of all Alaska EI/ILP employees. All EI/ILP employees must successfully complete the Part C Credential to move from provisional to professional status on SEED Registry.

Agency Oversight

Department of Health and Social Services, Infant Learning Intervention Program

Resources

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 Team.

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