We protect the people of California by promoting standards and enforcing the laws and regulations that ensure the qualifications and competence of providers of speech-language pathology, audiology and hearing aid dispensing services.
Every person in the State of California has access to diagnosis, treatment of communication disorders, and related services of the highest quality.
We make effective and informed decisions in the best interest of and for the health and safety of Californians.
We diligently identify the best ways to deliver high-quality services with the most efficient use of our resources.
We are committed to honesty, ethical conduct and responsibility.
We ensure that qualified, proficient and skilled staff provide services to Californians.
We accept personal responsibility for our actions, exemplifying high ethical standards and always striving to improve our effectiveness.
We make informed decisions that make a difference and have a positive, measurable impact.
We acknowledge all stakeholders, listen to them, and take their needs into account.
The Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board regulates the practices of speech-language pathology, audiology, and hearing aid dispensing in California by licensing those who meet minimum standards of competency. Among its functions, the Board promulgates laws and regulations; issues, renews, suspends, and revokes licenses; and imposes disciplinary sanctions, when necessary.