Disability Awareness: Information & Dates of Programs Document List

Publication List:

Annual awareness campaign aims for teal pumpkins on every block in America in support of children with food allergies - Published: 2016-10-07

Neuropathy Action Foundation announces 10th annual neuropathy action awareness day, largest neuropathy-related patient event in U.S. - Published: 2016-04-12

Impact of awareness days using big data finds at least one awareness day is having a big impact - Published: 2016-03-31

Campaign to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, and awareness of how people with Down Syndrome can find employment - Published: 2016-03-12

American Association of Heart Failure Nurses promotes healthier living for Heart Failure Awareness week - Published: 2016-02-15

Newly created ILO Global Business and Disability Network Charter signed - Published: 2015-10-30

Usher Syndrome is a rare genetic or inherited progressive condition that affects hearing, vision and balance - Published: 2015-09-16

Disability, in relation to suicide, is something that is very hard to find statistics on and it is not a new phenomenon - Published: 2015-06-14

A list of politicians and world leaders who currently hold or held office while having a significant physical disability - Published: 2015-05-04

Article looks at the purpose of and whether or not medical and health awareness days are useful - Published: 2015-04-17

World Hemophilia Day is observed on April 17th to increase awareness about hemophilia and inherited bleeding disorders - Published: 2015-04-15

List of awareness ribbon colors and associated causes regarding health and disability Includes printable awareness ribbon chart - Published: 2015-03-09

Social media campaign, #1in10, to raise awareness for the 10% of Americans living with a rare disease - Published: 2015-02-13

U.S. Nurses to celebrate Peri-Anesthesia Nurse Awareness Week (PANAW) February 2 to 8th, 2015 - Published: 2015-01-26

Awareness and education efforts effective in reducing stigma related to rare disabilities such as facial paralysis - Published: 2015-01-21

Stop CMV announces launch of new education and awareness research grants to improve awareness about cytomegalovirus the leading cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities - Published: 2015-01-14

December 3, International Day of Persons with Disabilities Observed by the National Council on Disability, an Independent Federal Agency - Published: 2014-12-03

MEDCOM recognizes 2014 International Day of Persons with Disabilities as they encourage people with disabilities to seek employment with MEDCOM - Published: 2014-12-03

Starkloff Disability Institute announces its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that occurs throughout October - Published: 2014-10-09

The American Occupational Therapy Association offers tips for reducing fall risk at home and in the community - Published: 2014-09-11

U.S. Senate Resolution 533 designates September 2014 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month - Published: 2014-09-03

New study by the RAND Corporation shows 1.1 million people in America caring for injured and disabled who have served in U.S. military since Sept. 11, 2001 - Published: 2014-04-01

Trucking companies make it possible for remembrance wreaths to be placed on veteran graves at cemeteries nationwide on December 14, 2013, known as National Wreaths Across America Day - Published: 2013-12-13

Held annually on the first week of December Older Driver Safety Awareness Week raises awareness of the growing population of seniors and their transportation needs - Published: 2013-11-15

Promising Black Bone Disease treatment called nitisinone requires funding for medical tests and clinical trial patient costs - Published: 2013-09-14

Establishment of Rheumatoid Awareness day of recognition to be held each year on February 2 - Published: 2013-01-23

International Day of People with Disability on Dec 3 is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992 - Published: 2012-12-03

The U.S. Postal Service joins forces with National Association of People with Disabilities and other organizations to recognize talents of American workers living with disabilities - Published: 2012-10-08

On World Autism Awareness Day we recognize ASDs as a growing public health issue and recommit to supporting those living with an ASD and their loved ones - Published: 2012-04-02

The National Council on Disability statement on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3 2011 - Published: 2011-12-01

Series of video shorts developed to raise public awareness about issues pertaining to people with developmental disabilities - Published: 2011-09-01

BCAN announces launch of the Hope After Recurrence campaign in conjunction with Bladder Cancer Awareness Day - Published: 2011-05-06

Former president John F. Kennedy designated the month of May as Older Americans Month in 1963 - Published: 2011-05-03

CASLPA is kicking off May Month 2011 with the launch of their first ever Swallowing Awareness Day on Monday May 9 - Published: 2011-05-03

To commence National Arthritis Awareness Month in May the Arthritis Foundation is calling on Americans to get moving - Published: 2011-05-02

List of U.S. National and U.N. International commemorative observance and awareness days, weeks, months to commemorate medical research or ethical cause of importance - Published: 2011-04-30

The World Health Organization recognizes more than 150 forms of the disease Primary Immunodeficiency - Published: 2011-04-28

Helping people better understand hearing loss and hearing loss prevention and evaluate all the treatment options available to them - Published: 2011-03-23

National Heart Failure Awareness Week is set for February 13-19, 2011 to remind patients and others at risk about the signs and symptoms of heart failure - Published: 2011-02-11

Forgotten Population campaign is designed to raise awareness and funds for adults with learning disabilities over the age of 22 - Published: 2011-02-08

To improve awareness of COPD symptoms the NHLBI is launching a new public service announcement campaign - Published: 2010-11-09

Bill Cramer Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC participated in National Disability Mentoring Day and had three students shadow employees at the dealership - Published: 2010-10-28

Tanja Kiewitz became an overnight sensation after she posed in a black bra to raise awareness of disability issues - Published: 2010-10-26

Nations largest job shadow program promotes career development for youth students and jobseekers with disabilities - Published: 2010-10-18

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Awareness Week October 11 - 17 Hopes to Fight Stigma and Raise Awareness of Disorder - Published: 2010-10-07

AFN Congratulates Cole Choken on Cancer Awareness Run from Mexico to Calgary - Published: 2010-10-03

Plasma is used to make therapies that treat hemophilia and other rare disorders - Published: 2010-09-25

The 16th of September marks the beginning of Dementia Awareness Week in NSW which runs until September 26 - Published: 2010-09-18

Gout Living campaign helps increase understanding and encourage better management of gout - Published: 2010-09-14

Consortium of ADHD Organizations Join Forces for ADHD Awareness Week September 13-17 - Published: 2010-09-08

Probability of dying in road accidents on the basis of the time taken for the emergency services to arrive - Published: 2010-09-01

Parkinsons Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of the disease and money for research to help those living with parkinsons their partners carers and families - Published: 2010-08-30

Bicyclist Rides from Alaska to Florida to Raise Funds and Awareness for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health - Published: 2010-08-22

Nine West is in New York City for Spring Summer 2011 Fashion Week to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer - Published: 2010-08-17

October is National Bullying Prevention Month a project of PACER Center - Published: 2010-08-17

Walk from St. Louis to Washington D.C. to rally support and gather signatures to raise awareness for depression - Published: 2010-08-15

Acas employment relations service new guidance to assist businesses in understanding and preparing for the changes to new single Equality Act - Published: 2010-08-14

Chronic pain is the number one cause of adult disability in the United States - Published: 2010-08-12

Be aware of signs of bullying as a child may indicate by their behavior that he or she is being bullied - Published: 2010-06-09

Creating multiple barriers between the house and swimming pool are key to a safe summer pool season - Published: 2010-05-27

Chart of silicone awareness bracelet colors showing the cause or health condition they denote - Published: 2010-05-26

Raising Awareness of Chronic Neurological Disease Affecting 20 Million Americans - Published: 2010-05-17

Guardian Teams Up With Mental Health America To Educate Public About Depression And Disability - Implements Educational Campaign - Published: 2010-05-08

Online poll asking people who use wheelchairs what annoys them most - Published: 2010-05-06

Disability Etiquette and Awareness refers to educating people regarding disabilities and terminology or languages - Published: 2010-05-06

The Arthritis Foundation is encouraging people with arthritis and the many more at risk to make physical activity part of their daily routine - Published: 2010-05-04

The week of April 11-17 2010 marks the founding of Paralyzed Veterans of America 64 years ago - Published: 2010-04-12

Easter Seals critical autism early intervention, inclusive child care and employment services - Published: 2010-03-29

Path to a Cure journey to the 19341-foot summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise global awareness of Pulmonary Hypertension - Published: 2010-02-19

Santa has enlisted elves at National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to blind boys and girls this Christmas season - Published: 2009-11-17

Enable America is a non-profit working to improve employment opportunities for all people with disabilities - Published: 2009-10-31

Fair access to employment is a fundamental right of every American, including the 54 million people in this country living with disabilities - Published: 2009-10-20

Individuals and governments around the globe join the fight against osteoporosis - Published: 2009-10-20

MRSA Survivors Network has been drawing attention to the MRSA epidemic by launching World MRSA Day Oct 2nd - Published: 2009-10-13

World Sight Day, celebrated on October 8th, is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment - Published: 2009-10-08

Statement in support of President Obamas proclamation of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month - Published: 2009-10-06

Demi Lovato has released three public service announcements urging teens to join the movement against bullying - Published: 2009-10-02

Supporting the Canadian Cancer Society is another way Canadians can contribute to the fight against breast cancer - Published: 2009-10-01

Enable America is supporting and encouraging businesses to participate in Disability Mentoring Day held each October - Published: 2009-09-19

An article about Health Care Reform The Community Choice Act and People with Disabilities - Published: 2009-09-09

Recovery from disability due to illness or injury is extremely hard work for the patient and his or her rehabilitation team - Published: 2009-08-28

American Airlines and the American Association of People with Disabilities are pleased to announce the creation of the Altitude Award - Published: 2009-08-06

There were muscle cars with engine parts poking up above their hoods and every inch of engine compartment in use - Published: 2009-08-03

Disability Awareness Day - A festival related to Persons with Disabilities in Warrington, United Kingdom - Published: 2009-07-06

Brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 45 in Canada - Published: 2009-06-18

The Paralysis Community Map shows the world the faces of the paralysis community and raises awareness to help find a cure - Published: 2009-04-21

Information including signs of child abuse and neglect of children with disabilities who have been abused - Published: 2009-04-10

Safeway Easter Seals and Special Olympics launch the grocery retailers annual fundraising campaign for people with disabilities - Published: 2009-04-02

BrainTrust Canada is utilizing the timing of Brain Awareness Week March 16th to remind people to think about the importance of their brains every day - Published: 2009-03-14

Tips on meeting a blind person including when to offer assistance and awareness hints for helping the blind - Published: 2009-02-08

Explains the rules of etiquette when talking with a person in a wheelchair and people using guide dogs - Published: 2009-02-01

Information on self injury most forms of self harm are superficial or moderate although there are some extreme forms - Published: 2009-01-31

How to teach children disability etiquette when meeting people with disabilities or service dogs - Published: 2009-01-28

Part of Down syndrome awareness is pushing for better educational programs to help children with Down syndrome achieve their goals - Published: 2009-01-28

Examples of ways to address a person with a disability such as being blind or deaf - Published: 2009-01-28

The silver awareness ribbon is the official symbol for promoting public awareness of the need for support of people with brain disorders and disabilities - Published: 2009-01-27