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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 32STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY
CHAPTER 741SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS
SUBCHAPTER CSCREENING PROCEDURES
RULE §741.31Communication Screening

(a) Individuals licensed under the Act may participate in communication screening.

(b) Communication screening should include cursory assessments of language and speech to determine if further testing is indicated. Formal instruments and informal observations may be used for the assessment. If the screening is not passed, a detailed evaluation is indicated.

  (1) The aspects of language to be screened may include phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.

  (2) The aspects of speech to be screened may include articulation or speech sound production, voice (including phonation and resonation), and fluency.

(c) Language and speech screening should be conducted in the client's dominant language and primary mode of communication.


Source Note: The provisions of this §741.31 adopted to be effective March 22, 2006, 31 TexReg 2160; amended to be effective January 16, 2011, 36 TexReg 43

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