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New Jersey 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/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

Education

Master's degree

Certification/Licensure

State licensure is issued by the State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety Division of Consumer Affairs, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Note: A temporary license while completing the clinical year under supervision is acceptable.

Training

Complete six online procedural safeguard modules.

Experience

Preferably at least one year documented professional experience with individuals from birth to five years who have developmental delays.

Continuing Education

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) training within 6 months

Agency Oversight

New Jersey Department of Health, Early Intervention System 

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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