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.
|Latest Disability Information Publications|
|1 - Pride in Disability and Self-identifying as Disabled Aids Overall Well-being - Oregon State University.|
|2 - New Model to Support Workers with Disabilities - University of Cincinnati.|
|3 - Common Risk Factors That Impact Disability Rates - University of Michigan.|
|4 - Access Board Issues Guidance on the International Symbol of Accessibility - United States Access Board.|
|5 - Cyber-victimisation of People with Disabilities - Dr Zhraa Alhaboby.|
|6 - How Prison Solitary Confinement Harms People with Physical Disabilities - American Civil Liberties Union.|
|7 - Countries Efforts to Address Rights of People with Disabilities - University of California Los Angeles.|
|8 - Overcriminalization of People with Disabilities Must Be Addressed in Criminal Justice Reform - Center for American Progress.|
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Loan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.
Famous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.