Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers
& Speech-Language Pathologists
Welcome to the Maryland State Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists web site. The sections listed on the menu provide information on items of interest to consumers, applicants and licensees. After you have reviewed these sections, if you have not found the answers you need, please contact the Board by phone, fax or e-mail.
Meetings of the Board are held at 4:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at DHMH on Patterson Avenue. Please note that the Board does not meet in the months of August or December. All interested parties are welcome to attend the meeting. Please contact the Board office for meeting room and directions.
The mission of the Board is to enhance the quality of the hearing and speech health care provided to the citizens of Maryland by ensuring qualified and competent audiologists, hearing aid dispensers and speech-language pathologists are licensed to practice in the State of Maryland.
FAQ for 2014 Renewal for AUD, SLP and SLP-A
Please click here to review the frequently asked questions about the renewal process for licenses that expire on May 31, 2014. Please review the document before calling the Board. Call the Executive Director at 410-764-4723 for additional clarification.
CE Credit for Attending Open Sessions of Board Meetings
Effective with the Board's January 17, 2013 meeting full licensees in audiology, hearing aid dispensing and speech-language pathology may earn CE credit for attendance at open sessions of Board meetings. Attendees will be required to sign-in on a special attendance sheet to ensure CE credit is awarded. Board staff will verify individuals seeking CE credit for attendance. As a courtesy, it is requested that licensees planning on attending a Board meeting send an e-mail the Board's Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org so that all necessary arrangements can be made. Anyone with questions may call the Board's Executive Director at 410-764-4723.
Requesting Verification Letters
For more information regarding requesting a verification letter to be sent to another licensing board or employer please click here.
Continuing Education Requirements for 2014 Renewal
The minimum continuing education (CE) requirement for the 2014 renewal has been amended to be a minimum of 30 CE hours. Speech-language pathologists must earn these hours between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2013. Audiologists must earn these hours between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2014.
Board Meeting Dates
The Board meets on the third Thursday of each month except August and December. Board meetings begin at 4:00pm at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215. Ocassionally, Board meetings are cancelled - please call the Board at 410-764-4725 to ensure that the meeting is being held. Whenever possible notice of a cancellation of a Board meeting will be posted to this homepage.
Upcoming Board meeting dates are:
January 16, 2014
February 20, 2014
March 20, 2014
Note: The Board does not meet in the month of December.
Christopher J. Kelter, Executive Director
Richard Bloom, AAG, Board Counsel
Zoann C. Mouzone, Administrative Specialist
Yolanda B. Campbell, Office Secretary