Lindenhurst Mayor Declares May 14 Apraxia Awareness Day – Patch

LINDENHURST, NY — In an effort to deliver consciousness to Childhood Apraxia of Speech the Village of Lindenhurst has formally named Might 14 Apraxia Consciousness Day.

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is an especially difficult neurological speech dysfunction that impacts 1-in-1,000 youngsters, in line with the village.

The dysfunction causes youngsters to have vital problem studying to talk and is among the many most extreme speech deficits in youngsters, the village stated.

Lindenhurst Mayor Michael Lavorata signed a proclamation and introduced the brand new day at a latest Lindenhurst Village Board assembly.

“Our highest respect goes to those youngsters, in addition to their households, for his or her effort, willpower, and resilience within the face of such obstacles,” Lavorata stated.

He was joined by Lindunhurst’s Pope household, who has two youngsters identified with CAS and goals to unfold consciousness of the dysfunction.

Earlier this yr, Lavorata declared April 17 Steven Castiglione Day within the Village of Lindenhurst to honor Castiglione and his “excellent achievement as an Eagle Scout,” a village rep stated.

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