What Credential is Required to Provide Speech Services in New York State?

Type of Service/Setting Licensure in SLP* Certification as TSSH/TSSLD* Both SLP Licensure and TSSH/TSSLD Certification
Provide speech pathology services in a non-exempt setting X    
Engage in private practice of speech-language pathology X    
Provide speech pathology services in a school or §4410 preschool (3-5) setting as an employee of the school   X  
Provide §4410 (3-5) speech pathology services as an employee of a municipality   X  
Work in an SEIT program to provide specialized or group instruction and/or indirect services to preschool students with disabilities   X  
Work as an employee of a private health clinic or other private agency to provide IEP-mandated related services for preschool (3-5) or school age (5-21) children under §4410     X
Contract with a private agency, school, or municipality to provide speech pathology services to children with disabilities (3-21)     X
Provide speech pathology services in the Early Intervention program (birth-2) X    
Provide IEP-mandated bilingual speech services as an employee of a school   X
with bilingual TSSH /TSSLD extension
 
Provide IEP-mandated bilingual speech services on contract or as an employee of a private agency or clinic     X
with bilingual TSSH/TSSLD extension

*Note: SLP: Speech-Language Pathology, TSHH: Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped, TSSLD: Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities

Last Updated: August 26, 2010