State Board of Examiners in
Speech-Language and Hearing
 
James L. Shafer, Au.D., Chair
 
 
 
 
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Mission Statement:
The State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing regulates the practice and licensure of  persons offering speech-language and hearing services in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The Board’s purposes are to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare; to protect the public from being misled by incompetent, unscrupulous and unauthorized persons; to assail unprofessional conduct on the part of qualified speech-language pathologists, audiologists and teachers of the hearing impaired; and to insure that the highest possible quality of speech-language and hearing services are provided for all communicatively handicapped persons in the Commonwealth. The Board’s duties include examining for, denying, approving, issuing,  revoking, suspending, or renewing licenses to speech-language pathologists, audiologists and teachers of the hearing impaired; establishing a code of ethics for speech-language pathologists, audiologists and teachers of the hearing impaired; promulgating rules and regulations regarding persons functioning under the direction of audiologists, speech-language pathologists and teachers of the hearing impaired; and conducting hearings upon complaints of violations of the Board’s rules and regulations. 

Citation:  Speech-Language and Hearing Licensure Act, 63 P.S. § 1701 et seq. 

Regulations of the State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing, 49 PA. CODE,  Chapter 45.


 
State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-1389
Fax - (717) 787-7769


Modified Date: 05/14/2014 03:19 PM