The Niagara County Legislature issued a proclamation declaring May 14 at Apraxia Awareness Day to help raise awareness about this disoreder. ssue. 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. You can learn more by clickinng here.