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Sunday, February 24, 2013
CSHA 2013 Consumer of the Year - Nathan W. Smith (Arcadia)
Nathan Smith is a young man who attends Arcadia High School, has autism and apraxia, and communicates using AAC. In May of 2012, Nathan was recognized by the Pasadena Foothill Magazine as one of their 50 Student Leaders. He was also nominated for the CA Speech-Language Hearing Associations' state-wide Consumer of the Year award. (Spoiler alert: He won! The award will be presented March 9th at the Annual Convention)