ND State Board of Examiners
Audiology & Speech Language Pathology
Welcome! Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists and Speech-Language Pathology Assistants help individuals with speech, language and hearing disorders so they can communicate effectively. The North Dakota State Board of Examiners for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology is responsible for licensing these professionals in the state.
What is an Audiologist?
Audiologists are experts who can help to prevent, diagnose and treat hearing and balance disorders for people of all ages. Audiologists provide professional and personalized services to improve persons' involvement in important activities in their lives and better their quality of life. Audiologists' services can help with managing issues effecting hearing and balance. (Source: ASHA.org)
What is a Speech-Language Pathologist?
Speech-language pathologists, also called SLPs, are experts in communication. SLPs work with people of all ages, from babies to adults. SLPs treat many types of communication and swallowing problems. These include problems with:
Speech sounds—how we say sounds and put sounds together into words. Other words for these problems are articulation or phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, or dysarthria. (Source: ASHA.org)