State Instrumental Assessment Requirements

This 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.

If you are interested in advocating for the inclusion of instrumental assessment in the practice of speech-language pathology, view our Model Bill for State Licensure of Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Assistants [PDF] for suggested language.

States With Specific Instrumental Assessment Requirements

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia have laws, regulations, or policies related to the use of instrumental assessment for speech-language pathologists.

States That Define Swallowing

States not listed above define swallowing or voice as part of the practice of speech-language pathology.

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