On May 3, 2018, the Hon. Senator Terry Mercer gave a statement recognizing Speech and Hearing Month in the Senate. Senator Mercer stressed the importance of early intervention and recognized the work of speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants.
“Honourable Senators, it is Speech and Hearing Month in Canada. Speech-Language & Audiology Canada … and its more than 6,400 members and associates, seeks to raise public knowledge about communication health during this month of May. I am proud to recognize the work of speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and communication health assistants across Canada again this year,” Senator Mercer said. Read the full speech here.