The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association offers a certification that is a nationally recognized professional credential. When you become ASHA certified, you have achieved a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and this is offered for the field of Audiology (CCC-A) or Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
Find more information on ASHA certification and how to apply.
Texas State Licensure
In the state of Texas, all speech-language pathologists and audiologists, as well as interns and assistants, must adhere to licensure guidelines as established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Any questions regarding licensure or requirements to obtain/maintain licensure need to be addressed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
The Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) is a membership-based association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, consumers, and students. TSHA does not govern or regulate licensure for speech-language pathologists or audiologists. Visit the TSHA Continuing Education Center for information on TSHA and ASHA approved CE opportunities.
When renewing your State of Texas license, related documentation can be scanned and uploaded directly to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation website.
For more information please visit the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) website at https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/slpa/slpa.htm.
In Person: Visit TDLR in person at 920 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701. Lobby hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday.
Phone: TDLR Customer Service team members are available by phone from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday.
- (800) 803-9202 (
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- (512) 463-6599
- (512) 463-9468 (Fax)
- (800) 735-2989 (Relay Texas-TDD)