Better Speech and Language Month
About five percent of the world‚Äôs population suffers from hearing loss. Five percent of the world’s population also has problems with their speech.
Better Speech and Language Month is an initiative to bring awareness to communication issues such as inability to hear or speak properly.
Let’s take a look at the history of Better Speech and Language Month and what you can do for this cause.
The Better Speech and Language Month was founded in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Better Speech and Language Month aims to raise awareness about speech and hearing issues and encourage people to examine their speech and hear and make changes if necessary.
This month, which has been celebrated for over ninety years, encourages people to think about their speech and hearing.
Better Speech and Language Month encourages everyone to assess their ability to hear and communicate effectively.
These are signs that your hearing is not working properly
Parents are encouraged to recognize any speech or language issues in their children during the awareness month, especially if they affect learning and self-esteem.
A person should consult an audiologist if they have any signs or symptoms that could indicate hearing loss. Hearing problems can often be treated.
You can help spread the word about improved hearing and speech by checking with your family members to determine if they have any signs.
Share information on social media that helps raise awareness for the cause. You can find lots of information about Better Hearing and Speech Month by following the hashtag #BHSM on Twitter.
There is a range of different resources that can be accessed via the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website such as social media banners, Zoom backgrounds, and campaign logos. You can also download posters, flyers and coloring pages for free.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association runs a campaign throughout the month of the Better Hearing and Speech Month. They raise awareness about communication disorders and share a variety of information, such as infographics or videos. These can be shared on the organization’s websites and social media accounts.