04-22-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #16


Title
C-6. Better Hearing and Speech Month, May 2008

Discussion

May 2008 has been designated as Better Hearing and Speech Month by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.  This year's theme is "Helping People Communicate."  The purpose of this month is to provide Audiologists, Teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Educational Interpreters and Speech-Language Pathologists an opportunity to focus citizen attention on these Exceptional Student Education programs and services.



Recommendation

Adopt the attached proclamation designating May 2008 as Better Hearing and Speech Month in Brevard Public Schools.



Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 4/22/2008

Authority for Action
6A-6.03012

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Eva Lewis, Director, ESE Program Support Services

Susan McKeown, Resource Teacher, Speech/Language Pathology

Kim Riddle, Resource Teacher, Hearing andVision




Attachment:  Hearing-SpeechMonth 2008.pdf