The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee regulates the profession of audiology and speech-language pathology in New Jersey. The committee licenses audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
The purpose of the Board is to:
- protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of New Jersey;
- regulate the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology; and
- ensure that audiology and speech-language pathology is performed in compliance with State law.
The Board protects the public by:
- making sure that audiologists and speech-language pathologists meet all educational requirements for licensure;
- investigating and prosecuting audiologists and speech-language pathologists who have broken the state's consumer protection laws; and
- requiring all audiologists and speech-language pathologists to be licensed by the state and to renew their licenses every two years.
“Please be advised that the amendment has been adopted which adds hearing aid dispensing to the scope of practice for a licensed audiologist. Therefore, audiologists no longer require a hearing aid dispensers license to dispense hearing aids.”