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National Speech Language Pathologist Day (May 18, 2024)

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The month of May is known as Speech & Hearing Month in Canada, dedicated to raising public awareness about communication health.  Specifically, May 18th is recognized as National Speech Language Pathologist Day, an important observance dedicated to recognizing the invaluable contributions of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to healthcare and education systems worldwide. 

These professionals specialize in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating various communication disorders in individuals of all ages.  SLPs play a pivotal role in enhancing quality of life and fostering effective communication skills for those they support.

If you’re interested in learning more about speech & language development for your child, visit: Manitoba Education – Student Services – Speech Language Pathology (Information for Schools, Students, and Families).

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