HOUSE MEMORIAL 24
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Elizabeth "Liz" Thomson and Tara Jaramillo
PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 24, 2023 AS "NEW MEXICO SPEECH-LANGUAGE AND HEARING ASSOCIATION DAY" IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
WHEREAS, one in ten New Mexico families is affected by a hearing, speech or language impairment disorder that, if untreated, can present significant obstacles to academic achievement, social adjustment and career advancement; and
WHEREAS, audiology and speech-language pathology services help empower individuals with communication disorders to lead independent, productive and fulfilling lives; and
WHEREAS, audiologists and speech-language pathologists work to eliminate or minimize the isolating effects of communication disorders on affected families; and
WHEREAS, audiologists and speech-language pathologists offer quality education and health care services to the people of New Mexico; and
WHEREAS, the New Mexico speech-language and hearing association is a statewide professional body of speech-language pathologists and audiologists with a mission to provide the highest quality of support services;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO that Friday, February 24, 2023, be declared "New Mexico Speech-Language and Hearing Association Day" in the house of representatives and that recognition be extended to the professional audiologists and speech-language pathologists in the state for their valuable service; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this memorial be transmitted to the New Mexico speech-language and hearing association.
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