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New York State Resolution for June 15, 2014

Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Profession of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

WHEREAS, The professions of speech-language-pathology and audiology were enacted into law in New York State 40 years ago by Chapter 1055 of the Laws of 1974; and

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this legislature to recommend and commend those who work diligently to improve the quality of life of others; and

WHEREAS, This legislative body is pleased to have this opportunity to applaud speech-language-pathologists and audiologists as they observe and celebrate this occasion; and

WHEREAS, New York State recognizes and values the efforts of all who work to eliminate or minimize the isolation effects of communication disorders in the one in ten families affected by them; and

WHEREAS, Citizens of New York State who have overcome communication disabilities through the services of dedicated speech-language-pathologists and audiologists should be recognized for their accomplishments as well; and

WHEREAS, Speech-language-pathology and audiology services throughout our state and nation help to enable and empower individuals with communication disorders to lead independent, productive, and fulfilling lives; and

WHEREAS, The New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association is proud and honored to represent the interests of the over 18,000 speech-language-pathologists and audiologists offering quality services to New York State Citizens; and

WHEREAS, The observance of the 40th Anniversary of the Profession of Speech-Language-Pathology and Audiology in New York State provides an opportunity to raise public awareness, knowledge and understanding of communication disorders and for all citizens to recognize the achievements of speech-language pathologists and audiologists in improving the quality of life for people with communication disorders; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Profession of Speech-Language-Pathology and Audiology in New York State; and be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be transmitted to the Honorable Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New York, and the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

 


Upcoming Events

June 2014
On-Demand Webinars
Making Book Reading a Time for Interaction and Conversation
July 2014
On-Demand Webinars
Make Words Sparkle for Preschoolers and Kindergarten Children: Bring Vocabulary to Life During Book Reading and Daily Interactions
Making Book Reading a Time for Interaction and Conversation
August 2014
8/20/2014 : Helping Parents of Late Talkers Use Gesture to Support Expressive Language Development
On-Demand Webinars
Make Words Sparkle for Preschoolers and Kindergarten Children: Bring Vocabulary to Life During Book Reading and Daily Interactions
Making Book Reading a Time for Interaction and Conversation
September 2014
On-Demand Webinars
Make Words Sparkle for Preschoolers and Kindergarten Children: Bring Vocabulary to Life During Book Reading and Daily Interactions
Making Book Reading a Time for Interaction and Conversation
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Kathy Febraio, Executive Director
kfebraio@nysslha.org
New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Inc.
930 Albany Shaker Rd., Latham, NY 12110
tel: (518) 786-0947 toll free:800-NYSSLHA (697-7542) fax:(518) 786-9126

 
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