4753.08 Waiving examination, educational and professional experience requirements.

The board of speech-language pathology and audiology shall waive the examination, educational, and professional experience requirements for any applicant who meets any of the following requirements:

(A) On September 26, 1975, has at least a bachelor's degree with a major in speech-language pathology or audiology from an accredited college or university, or who has been employed as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist for at least nine months at any time within the three years prior to September 26, 1975, if an application providing bona fide proof of such degree or employment is filed with the board within one year after September 26, 1975, and is accompanied by the application fee as prescribed in division (A) of section 4753.11 of the Revised Code;

(B) Presents proof of current certification or licensure in good standing in the area in which licensure is sought in a state that has standards at least equal to the standards for licensure that are in effect in this state at the time the applicant applies for the license;

(C) Presents proof of both of the following:

(1) Having current certification or licensure in good standing in audiology in a state that has standards at least equal to the standards for licensure as an audiologist that were in effect in this state on December 31, 2005;

(2) Having first obtained that certification or licensure not later than December 31, 2007.

(D) Presents proof of a current certificate of clinical competence in speech-language pathology or audiology that is in good standing and received from the American speech-language-hearing association in the area in which licensure is sought.

Cite as R.C. § 4753.08

History. Effective Date: 01-01-2002; 01-01-2006