The awareness ribbon color for disability, disabilities and disability rights awareness is silver. The Silver Ribbon is now the internationally acknowledged and accepted symbol of public awareness associated with the need for support of persons with brain disorders and disabilities. The Silver Ribbon Coalition represents the combined interests of all those who are affected by a brain disorder or disability. When you wear a Silver Ribbon pin, you are showing;
International Day of People with Disability - Occurs yearly on the 3rd of December. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3.
Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) - Held each October, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month - Held in the month of March each year after President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March "Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month." in 1987.
Disability rates are significantly higher among groups with lower educational attainment in the countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), says the OECD Secretariat. On average, 19 per cent of less educated people have disabilities, compared to 11 per cent among the better educated.
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Loan programs for low income singles, families, seniors & disabled. Includes grants, home ownership, vehicle modifications, personal loans and scholarships.