S.Con.Res.83 - A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Better Hearing and Speech Month.110th Congress (2007-2008)
Summary: S.Con.Res.83 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Introduced in Senate (05/21/2008)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Better Hearing and Speech Month; and (2) the efforts of speech and hearing professionals to improve the speech and hearing development of children.
Urges increased coordination of community-based, comprehensive care for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, athletes, and accident victims who have experienced hearing and speech deficiencies as a result of traumatic brain injury.
Encourages the people of the United States to have their hearing checked regularly and to avoid environmental noise that can lead to hearing loss.
Commends the 46 states that have implemented routine hearing screenings for every newborn.