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Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Individuals with a masters in speech-language pathology who are participating in a supervised professional experience and hold a temporary license in the state where they provide services to Illinois children may apply for an EI Associate: Speech/Language Pathologist in supervised professional experience credential. Associate services are billed under the enrolled supervisor's name. Credential required, CBO enrollment not required.

If you have completed your Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) and have applied for and been issued a Speech Language Pathologist license, you need to apply for the Early Intervention--Speech Language Pathology credential. Please submit the following:

  • The first page of the EI Credential Application
  • A copy of your current license
  • A completed EI Central Billing Office Enrollment Application.

Applications are found at www.wiu.edu/providerconnections

Speech/Language Pathology Assistants with a current license in the state where they provide services to Illinois children may apply for an EI Associate: Speech/Language Therapy Assistant credential. Associate services are billed under the enrolled supervisor's name.

Pay Table

Note: Rate to be determined by supervising agency or SLP.

Resources

    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association www.asha.org
    • Early Intervention www.asha.org/.../EarlyIntervention.htm

      A listing from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) providing documents, references, and resources related to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and speech, language, and hearing.

    • Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Position Statement (2008) www.asha.org/docs

      The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) created a position statement listing the roles and guiding principles governing speech-language pathologists providing early intervention services. Available as a pdf

    • Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Technical Report (2008) www.asha.org/docs

      This document by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) provides background information regarding IDEA, an overview of development, guiding principles of best practices, and the functions of speech-language pathologists. Available as a pdf

    • Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Guidelines (2008) www.asha.org/docs

      An extensive document by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) detailing procedures and protocols for those serving very young children. Available as a pdf

    • Core Knowledge and Skills in Early Intervention Speech-Language Pathology Practice (2008)www.asha.org/docs

      The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) developed paper that defines roles and principles guiding speech-language pathologists. It is a summary of knowledge and skills needed when working with infants and toddlers. Available as a pdf

 

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