An acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language, but does not affect intelligence.

June is National Aphasia Month


Source: National Aphasia Association 

A motor speech disorder that makes it hard to speak. It can take a lot of work to learn to say sounds and words better. 

May 14th is National Apraxia

Awareness Day


Source: American Speech Language

Hearing Association 

An impairment in hearing, whether permanent or fluctuating, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance but is not included under the definition of ‘deafness.'

March 3rd is World Hearing Day 


Source: Hearing Loss Association of America

180,000 Americans
acquire the disorder
each year
1 to 2
per 1,000.
It is estimated to be higher in male children 
About 2 to 3
out of every
1,000 children
in the US are born with a detectable level of hearing loss
in one or both ears.

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