Resolution J6047-2013

Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the profession of Speech-language pathology and audiology

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  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 16, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the profes-
sion of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

WHEREAS,  The  profession of speech-language pathology and audiology was
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 Legislative Body to recognize 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  isolating  effects  of  communication
disorders in the one in 10 families affected by them; and
  WHEREAS,  Citizens  of  New York State who have overcome communication
disabilities through the services of dedicated speech-language  patholo-
gists 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  commu-
nication  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 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  achieve-
ments  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
commemorate  the  40th  Anniversary of the Profession of Speech-Language
Pathology and Audiology in New York State; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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