Maine Revised Statutes

§17306. Scope of practice; speech-language pathologist

Speech-language pathologists identify, assess and provide treatment for individuals of all ages with communication and swallowing disorders. Speech-language pathologists may: [2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §3 (NEW); 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §5 (AFF).]

1. Human communication.  Manage and supervise programs and services related to human communication and its disorders;
[ 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §3 (NEW); 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Speech-language pathology.  Counsel families, individuals and caregivers with respect to speech-language pathology; and
[ 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §3 (NEW); 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Consultation; referrals; programs.  Provide consultation, make referrals and develop preventative programs.
[ 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §3 (NEW); 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §5 (AFF) .]

The provisions of this section pertaining to the scope of practice for speech-language pathologists neither limit nor infringe upon licensure laws of other regulated professions in this State. [2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §3 (NEW); 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §5 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §3 (NEW). 2007, c. 369, Pt. C, §5 (AFF).