simple resolution Progress
- The senate Passed June 7th, 2010Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on the JudiciaryIntroducedMay 3rd, 2010
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A resolution designating June 2010 as "National Aphasia Awareness Month" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of aphasia.
Designates June 2010 as National Aphasia Awareness Month. Expresses support for efforts to: (1) increase awareness of aphasia (a communication impairment caused by brain damage that typically results from a stroke); and (2) make the voices of people with aphasia heard. Recognizes that strokes are the third-largest cause of death and disability in the United States. Acknowledges that aphasia deserves more attention and study in order to find new solutions.