Applying for Specialty Certification
Welcome! We commend your dedication to child language and look forward to receiving your application. Here are the details you should consider before submitting your application and fee.
The Application Process
To become Board Certified as a Specialist in Child Language (BCS-CL), you must:
- Demonstrate your advanced knowledge, skills, leadership, and experience.
- Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
- Have been employed as an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist the equivalent of full time for five years.
- Document 100 hours of intermediate or advanced continuing education related to child language, within 10 years of applying.
For more details, refer to the Overview of the Application Process PDF.
We are here to help!
Upon applying, you will be assigned an Advisor who will provide support to you as you complete your application. Your Advisor can answer your questions related to the application process.