The mission of the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD) is to promote high quality services by speech-language pathologists to children and adolescents ages birth through 21 years whose language learning may be characterized as typical, at-risk, or atypical. The ABCLLD is approved by the Council for Clinical Certification (CCC).
The ABCLLD program recognizes:
Advanced knowledge, skills, and leadership
Experience in clinical services
Formed in 2001, the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders is charged with administering, in an effective manner, a high quality program of certification for specialists in the area of child language and language disorders. Board members are elected and/or appointed annually into three-year terms.