In order to become a certified LSLS, professionals seeking certification must demonstrate their eligibility and pass their written examination. To be eligible to take the LSLS examination, professionals seeking certification must demonstrate satisfactory completion of the Certification Route for their intended designation, within three to five years after completion of their academic degree.
Prepare for the Examination
You must meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the LSLS application materials. These requirements must be met over a three to five year timeframe. Completions of requirements in the following areas are required for eligibility to take the written examination:
- Continuing education
- A formal written description of auditory-verbal practice
- Professional experience
- Mentoring by a certified LSLS professional
- Letters of recommendation
*Professionals seeking certification must have one of the following academic degrees: bachelors degree, masters degree or international equivalent in audiology, speech-language pathology or education of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Download an Application
These packets contain eligibility requirements to become a LSLS Cert. AVEd™ or LSLS Cert. AVT™.
Watch the Application Overview Webinar
A free online tutorial with helpful information for anyone beginning the LSLS application process. This course has been pre-approved for .5 LSLS CEUs.
Download the Certification Handbook
The LSLS Certification Handbook provides in-depth information on the LSLS application procedures and eligibility requirements, LSLS written exam, academy policies and procedures, recertification information and helpful FAQs.
Submit Your Completed Application
Applications are reviewed by the Academy’s Certification Committee for eligibility to take the exam.
Upload your LSLS application
Take the LSLS Examination
LSLS examination schedule for 2018 is below.
April-June 2018 Application deadline: 2/16/18
July-Sept 2018 Application deadline: 05/04/18
Oct-Dec 2018 Application deadline: 08/24/18
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