- Audiologist And Speech Language Pathologist will be registered with Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) not by any medical council .You can google after writing “Rehabilitation Council of India” to know more.
- The College from where they studied will be affiliated by RCI Also.
- Their online profile will be having information about the college and University both not only University .
- The confident professional with valid degree will also mention the degrees/training from bachelor (BASLP/B.Sc Speech & Hearing) with other higher qualification.
- Professional with valid degree if they have PhD they will mention the subject also in which they did PhD instead of writing only PhD.
- Quacks will never display their degree in Audiology and Speech language Pathology at their Clinic.Most of the time they will also scared to put their profile picture at online portal or any other places.
- In google search quack specially claiming cure for stammering will mention they are Speech Pathologist/Speech Hearing Specialist with their business name but once you explore in details about them you will find they are quacks . Few quacks will tell that they are Ex-Stammerer who developed his own techniques and cured himself his stammering and now curing others. Also they will not hesitate to write with their business name Speech Hearing Specialist/Speech Language Pathologist to attract innocent people with stammering. Many quacks will say they are ex-stammerer and without having training in speech language pathology they will write about themselves speech pathologist/speech therapist/doctor designation in India and run stammering cure center, speech therapy center ,stammering care center and conduct stammering correction classes/Communication Workshop due to lack of awareness. Some of this quack will take guarantee for stammering cure/therapy. Truth is different. There is no 100% cure for stammering. Scientific research published by American Speech Language Hearing Association based on more than 100 studies on adults who stutter concluded that significant improvement typically occurs as a result of treatment/Speech therapy in 60to 80% of cases. You can find the original article by putting "treatment efficacy stuttering" in google search also.
- Do you know? DHLS is diploma course in the field of speech and hearing and these professional are trained to work as speech therapist assistant/audiologist assistant.
Note: The above information are just to get an idea. There may be acception also.