Legislature Honors "Apraxia Awareness Day" in Niagara County
Today, May 14, is recognized as Apraxia Awareness Day across the country. Apraxia is a speech sound disorder where someone has trouble saying what he or she wants to say correctly and consistently. Those with Apraxia have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say. However, they have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex movements that underlie speech.
The Niagara County Legislature passed the resolution below to help raise awareness of Apraxia. You can learn more here: