(1) Speech-language pathology aides/assistants are not allowed to provide telepractice services per 37-15-314, MCA.
(2) Speech-language pathology aides/assistants I are not allowed to:
(a) refer clients to outside professionals; or
(b) perform diagnostic evaluations under supervision unless the aide/assistant has:
(i) completed 100 graduate-level clinical clock hours, of which at least 25 hours were diagnostic; or
(ii) completed ten semester hours of graduate credits in the professional area.
(3) Speech-language pathology aides/assistants II are not allowed to:
(a) conduct speech-language evaluations;
(b) interpret data or clinical experience into diagnostic statements of clinical management policies;
(c) transmit clinical information, except to the aide/assistant supervisor;
(d) determine the selection of cases;
(e) write or plan individual or group therapy/rehabilitation plans;
(f) attend child study or individualized education plan (IEP) meetings without the permission of the aide/assistant supervisor; or
(g) refer clients to outside professionals.