The month of May is designated as "Better Hearing and Speech Month" to increase public awareness of communication disorders and to promote treatment to improve the quality of life of individuals who experience difficulty hearing, understanding, or speaking.
The fourteenth day of May is designated as "Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day" to increase public awareness about childhood apraxia of speech and to support the goals of better hearing and speech month.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 98, §1, eff. 5/17/2016.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.182, SB 304, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.