The board of speech-language pathology and audiology shall establish by rule pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code the qualifications for persons seeking licensure as a speech-language pathology aide or an audiology aide. The qualifications shall be less than the standards for licensure as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. An aide shall not act independently and shall work under the direction and supervision of a speech-language pathologist or audiologist licensed by the board. An aide shall not dispense hearing aids. An applicant shall not begin employment until the license has been approved.
Effective Date: 11-05-1992 .