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(Washington, DC) Friday, May 13 – Today, the Honorable Keith Rothfus (Pennsylvania) recognized Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Apraxia Awareness Day in front of the United States House of Representatives.

In his remarks, Congressman Rothfus stated, “Children with apraxia and their families confront tremendous obstacles with determination and persistence. To all the families and children living with apraxia, I offer my heartfelt encouragement as you deal with the unique challenges you face. I ask my colleagues to join me in recognizing these individuals on Apraxia Awareness Day this May and in thanking the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association for increasing awareness in our communities about this challenging disorder.”

CASANA thanks Congressman Rothfus for his support and compassion for children with apraxia of speech and their families!  We are truly appreciate that he made sure that Apraxia Awareness Day is raised to the highest level of our nation and are commemorated in the Congressional Record of the 114th Congress of the United States.