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Disability Awareness: Information, Programs and Event Dates Document List

Summary: Our library below features 125 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Awareness category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Disability Awareness RSS feed.

Disability Awareness Publications

Disability Flags
Information and images of both the Disability and Disability Pride Flag design intended to represent people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2022-07-25 - Updated: 2023-07-06

Free Distance Aware Posters, Badges, Lanyards
The Distance Aware scheme is designed to help those on the highest risk list, or anyone who feels worried about mixing with others, as we adapt to living with COVID-19.
Publish Date: 2022-02-01 - Updated: 2022-03-14

Hidden Disability Symbol: Canada Movement
Hidden Disability Symbol Canada (HDSC) is urgently encouraging everyone to participate in a survey and give the hidden disability community the voice and recognition it needs and deserves.
Publish Date: 2021-08-15 - Updated: 2023-08-28

Celebrating All Disabilities
While the ADA has opened doors to inclusion and celebration of people with disabilities there is one group often left out in the celebration - people who have multiple disabilities and are labeled as severely and profoundly impaired.
Publish Date: 2021-07-29 - Updated: 2021-07-31

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Awareness Week
The week of the 10th to 16th May, 2021, is New Zealand Sign Language Week (NZSL), a nationwide celebration of NZSL as an official language of New Zealand.
Publish Date: 2021-05-11

Walker-Warburg Syndrome Awareness Ribbon
The Walker-Warburg Syndrome Awareness Ribbon features light blue and navy blue colors, representing hydrocephalus, brain malformations and diseases.
Publish Date: 2021-03-05

Cancer Care Adaptations and Innovations Through COVID-19
On World Cancer Day UICC shines a light on responses to COVID-19 pandemic by world cancer organization's and individuals struggling to maintain progress in cancer care.
Publish Date: 2021-01-20 - Updated: 2021-02-04

World Cancer Day Awareness
Outline of World Cancer Day and associated events focused on cancer awareness which takes place each year on the 4th February.
Publish Date: 2021-01-19 - Updated: 2021-02-04

COVID-19 Awareness Ribbons : Coronavirus Ribbon Designs
Submit an awareness ribbon design for Coronavirus COVID-19 or design and color outline that could represent gratitude to front-line workers, remembrance, or other meaning.
Publish Date: 2020-04-08 - Updated: 2021-08-23

World Autism Awareness Day with The Brain Broad
Dr. Lynette Louise (aka The Brain Broad), and people who build their lives and livings out of helping others, are finding creative and powerful ways to reach out to their communities.
Publish Date: 2020-04-02 - Updated: 2023-05-28

Sunflower Lanyard Program for Hidden Disability Awareness
Information regarding the invisible disability sunflower lanyard program where a lanyard is worn around the neck to let others know you have hidden disabilities.
Publish Date: 2019-11-09 - Updated: 2023-08-28

UN World Food Safety Day (WFSD)
United Nations Global World Food Safety Awareness Day occurs annually on 7th June and aims to strengthen efforts to ensure food we eat is safe.
Publish Date: 2019-06-07 - Updated: 2023-05-28

National Making The First Move Day® DJ a Hit, Despite Disability
Second Annual Official National Making The First Move Day® Celebration was held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Shreveport, LA.
Publish Date: 2019-04-20

NAFLD Can Lead to Liver Cancer
Affecting over seven million Canadians, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease remains an unknown and significant threat to men, women and children.
Publish Date: 2019-03-13 - Updated: 2020-03-18

Chart of Cancer Awareness Ribbon Colors
List, table and printable chart outlining the colors of awareness ribbons that represent different types of cancer and their causes.
Publish Date: 2019-02-28 - Updated: 2023-09-10

Disabled Veteran Making Strides by Greshun De Bouse
Aikido, which means the way of the spirit of harmony, is befitting for National Making The First Move Day and the population we serve.
Publish Date: 2019-02-21 - Updated: 2022-06-14

Disability Mindfulness by Greshun De Bouse™
I was recently challenged to be even more compassionate, understanding, and mindful.
Publish Date: 2019-02-11

U.N. International Awareness and Commemorative Dates
List of International days of observance established by the United Nations (UN), World Health Organization (WHO) and UNESCO.
Publish Date: 2018-12-20 - Updated: 2021-01-19

List of U.S. Presidential Proclamation Dates
List of annual awareness and observance dates including days, weeks and months, as recognized by U.S. presidential proclamation.
Publish Date: 2018-12-20 - Updated: 2023-05-28

Shocking New Video Shows Motor Neurone Disease Devastatingly Fast Effects
New video from MND Association - The Ride - shows devastating effects of Motor Neurone Disease. The film features 38 year old Luke as his ability to walk, move and speak are taken away from him within just 2 years.
Publish Date: 2018-09-27 - Updated: 2019-02-10

ISAAC International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month
The October AAC Awareness Month was created to promote communication technology for people with complex communication needs.
Publish Date: 2018-09-27 - Updated: 2023-09-13

Mood Colors: Meaning and Associations of Color Psychology
Chart showing various colors, the color meaning and what it symbolizes, for those who may be looking for ideas in designing new colored awareness bracelets and ribbons.
Publish Date: 2018-09-12 - Updated: 2023-09-06

1 In 3 People Know Someone with Macular Disease
To mark the first day of Macular Week (25th June - 1st July) and raise awareness of the condition, The Macular Society have released a powerful new film 5 Years Through the Eyes of a Mum.
Publish Date: 2018-06-28 - Updated: 2018-09-25

Global Batten Community Launches International Batten Disease Awareness Day
Global campaign leverages social media to build awareness of rare, fatal childhood disease - Come Together enables people worldwide to #MakeYourMark on Batten Disease.
Publish Date: 2018-06-09 - Updated: 2018-06-18

Ads Featuring Diverse Group of People with Disabilities
New PSA's featuring a diverse group of people with disability urge philanthropists to live up to their values on diversity, equity, access, and equality.
Publish Date: 2018-04-27 - Updated: 2021-11-13

Smart Cells Supports Rare Disease Day Feb 28, 2018 with Social Campaign
28th February marks Rare Disease Day 2018 - There are more than 6000 known rare diseases and over 30 million people living daily with them.
Publish Date: 2018-02-28 - Updated: 2018-03-15

NAELA Supports Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports March 2018 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
Publish Date: 2018-02-28 - Updated: 2018-03-15

How #Metoo, Awareness Months, Facebook and Social Media Help Healing Process
Research on how and why women disclose pregnancy loss on Facebook, sheds light on shift in social media behavior that makes it easier for people to come forward and share painful, personal and stigmatized stories.
Publish Date: 2018-02-19 - Updated: 2023-06-08

BC Indigenous Disability Awareness Month
Indigenous Disability Awareness Month is an opportunity to recognize the challenges that face Indigenous people in B.C. who live with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2017-11-02 - Updated: 2022-11-18

World Cerebral Palsy Day
Friday 6th October 2017 is World Cerebral Palsy Day, a CP awareness movement involving people with cerebral palsy, their families, and organisations that support them.
Publish Date: 2017-09-19 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Global Clubfoot Initiative to End Clubfoot Disability
CURE International and the Global Clubfoot Initiative launch strategy where every child born with clubfoot walks free from disability.
Publish Date: 2017-06-03 - Updated: 2023-05-06

Cri du Chat Syndrome Awareness Week - Striped Socks Campaign
5p- Society sponsors creative awareness events for Cri du Chat Syndrome Awareness Week May 1-7, 2017, for people with 5p- Syndrome.
Publish Date: 2017-04-30

Parkinson's Awareness: 200 Years Since The Disease First Identified
To mark 200 years since James Parkinson first identified the condition named after him, a new biography of this forgotten man will be published.
Publish Date: 2017-04-05

My Sibling Doll : Disability Awareness Educational Dolls
Each doll comes with a booklet that has a story explaining what life is like with a brother or sister that lives with a disability from the perspective of a typical child.
Publish Date: 2017-02-13 - Updated: 2020-03-06

October 5th Is American Veterans Disabled for Life Awareness Day
October 5th declared American Veterans Disabled for Life awareness day to recognize men and women who return from war with life altering injuries.
Publish Date: 2017-01-26 - Updated: 2017-06-26

Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day
U.S. National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day occurs annually on February 22.
Publish Date: 2017-01-04 - Updated: 2017-01-06

Antibiotic Awareness Week - The Battle Against Superbugs
Medical researchers at MRSN continue to detect, analyze and help physicians and hospitals eradicate drug-resistant bacteria before they spread.
Publish Date: 2016-11-17

Halloween Teal Pumpkin Project for Food Allergy Awareness
Annual awareness campaign aims for teal pumpkins on every block in America in support of children with food allergies.
Publish Date: 2016-10-07 - Updated: 2018-04-30

Do Awareness Days Really Make a Difference?
Study published by JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, showcases a method for teasing out the impacts of awareness days using big data and finds that at least one awareness day is having a big impact.
Publish Date: 2016-03-31 - Updated: 2021-06-09

World Down Syndrome Day: Down Syndrome in the Workplace
Campaign to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, and awareness of how people with Down Syndrome can find employment.
Publish Date: 2016-03-12

Heart Failure Awareness Week
American Association of Heart Failure Nurses promotes healthier living for Heart Failure Awareness week.
Publish Date: 2016-02-15 - Updated: 2020-11-14

International Firms Promote Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
Major international companies agree to promote and include persons with disabilities throughout their operations worldwide.
Publish Date: 2015-10-30 - Updated: 2020-12-09

Global Usher Syndrome Awareness Day
Usher Syndrome is a rare genetic or inherited progressive condition that affects hearing, vision and balance.
Publish Date: 2015-09-16 - Updated: 2020-09-02

People with Disabilities and Suicide Awareness
Disability in relation to suicide is something that is very hard to find statistics on and it is not a new phenomenon.
Publish Date: 2015-06-14 - Updated: 2021-08-13

Are Health Awareness Days Useful
Article looks at the purpose of and whether or not medical and health awareness days are useful.
Publish Date: 2015-04-17 - Updated: 2016-03-31

World Hemophilia Day - Global Online Family Tree Project
World Hemophilia Day is observed on April 17th to increase awareness about hemophilia and inherited bleeding disorders.
Publish Date: 2015-04-15 - Updated: 2016-11-06

Awareness Ribbons Chart: Color, Meaning, Causes
List of awareness ribbon colors and associated causes regarding health and disability - Includes printable awareness ribbon chart.
Publish Date: 2015-03-09 - Updated: 2023-09-10

Rare Disease Day Awareness February 28 - 29th
Social media campaign, #1in10, to raise awareness for the 10% of Americans living with a rare disease.
Publish Date: 2015-02-13 - Updated: 2020-06-09

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

Reducing Stigma of Facial Paralysis
Awareness and education efforts effective in reducing stigma related to rare disabilities such as facial paralysis.
Publish Date: 2015-01-21 - Updated: 2020-10-22

Cytomegalovirus Education and Awareness Research Grants
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.
Publish Date: 2015-01-14 - Updated: 2022-03-01

NCD International Day of Persons with Disabilities Statement
December 3, International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed by the National Council on Disability, a United States of America independent federal agency.
Publish Date: 2014-12-03 - Updated: 2020-11-14

U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps International Day of Persons with Disabilities
MEDCOM recognizes 2014 International Day of Persons with Disabilities as they encourage people with disabilities to seek employment with MEDCOM.
Publish Date: 2014-12-03 - Updated: 2018-05-01

Falls Prevention Awareness Day - September 23 - First Day of Fall
The American Occupational Therapy Association offers tips for reducing fall risk at home and in the community.
Publish Date: 2014-09-11 - Updated: 2015-09-18

National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month
U.S. Senate Resolution 533 designates September 2014 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.
Publish Date: 2014-09-03 - Updated: 2016-06-12

Over a Million Americans Currently Caring for Recently Wounded Troops
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.
Publish Date: 2014-04-01 - Updated: 2021-08-17

Wreaths Across America: Trucking Industry Comes Together to Support Veterans
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.
Publish Date: 2013-12-13

Black Bone Disease: Is Nitisinone a Cure?
Promising Black Bone Disease treatment called nitisinone requires funding for medical tests and clinical trial patient costs.
Publish Date: 2013-09-14 - Updated: 2022-01-20

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
Establishment of Rheumatoid Awareness day of recognition to be held each year on February 2.
Publish Date: 2013-01-23 - Updated: 2016-03-31

International Day of People with Disabilities (World Disabled Day)
International Day of People with Disability on Dec 3 is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992.
Publish Date: 2012-12-03 - Updated: 2022-01-08

U.S. Postal Service Employees with Disabilities Awareness
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.
Publish Date: 2012-10-08 - Updated: 2022-01-27

Disability Awareness Video Shorts - Voices Beyond the Mirror
Series of video shorts developed to raise public awareness about issues pertaining to people with developmental disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-09-01

Bladder Cancer Awareness Day - May 7
BCAN announces launch of the Hope After Recurrence campaign in conjunction with Bladder Cancer Awareness Day.
Publish Date: 2011-05-06

May is Older Americans Month
Former president John F. Kennedy designated the month of May as Older Americans Month in 1963.
Publish Date: 2011-05-03 - Updated: 2013-06-04

May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month
CASLPA is kicking off May Month 2011 with the launch of their first ever Swallowing Awareness Day on Monday May 9.
Publish Date: 2011-05-03

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

Health and Disability Awareness Days, Weeks, Months
List of major awareness dates and commemorative observance days, weeks, and months, that focus on health medical and disability research or ethical causes of importance.
Publish Date: 2011-04-30 - Updated: 2023-09-09

Canada Proclaims April 29 World Primary Immunodeficiency Day
The World Health Organization recognizes more than 150 forms of the disease Primary Immunodeficiency.
Publish Date: 2011-04-28 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Hearing Education and Awareness Campaign - AARP
Helping people better understand hearing loss and hearing loss prevention and evaluate all the treatment options available to them.
Publish Date: 2011-03-23

National Heart Failure Awareness Week
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-11

Gains in COPD Awareness
To improve awareness of COPD symptoms the NHLBI is launching a new public service announcement campaign.
Publish Date: 2010-11-09

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

Disability Awareness Campaign Featuring Tanja Kiewitz is an Overnight Success
Tanja Kiewitz became an overnight sensation after she posed in a black bra to raise awareness of disability issues.
Publish Date: 2010-10-26 - Updated: 2013-06-01

AAPD Announces 2010 Disability Mentoring Day Launch
Nations largest job shadow program promotes career development for youth students and jobseekers with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-10-18

OCD Awareness Week - Remuda Ranch
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Awareness Week October 11 - 17 Hopes to Fight Stigma and Raise Awareness of Disorder.
Publish Date: 2010-10-07

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

Plasma Donors to be Recognized for Lifesaving Contribution
Plasma is used to make therapies that treat hemophilia and other rare disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-09-25

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

National Gout Campaign - The Arthritis Foundation
Gout Living campaign helps increase understanding and encourage better management of gout.
Publish Date: 2010-09-14 - Updated: 2010-09-25

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

10 minutes Could Prevent a Third of Road Deaths
Probability of dying in road accidents on the basis of the time taken for the emergency services to arrive.
Publish Date: 2010-09-01

Parkinson's Awareness Week - Australian Disability News
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.
Publish Date: 2010-08-30

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

Top Models Step for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Cause
Nine West is in New York City for Spring Summer 2011 Fashion Week to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer.
Publish Date: 2010-08-17 - Updated: 2016-11-05

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

Awareness for Depression with Walk Across the United States
Walk from St. Louis to Washington D.C. to rally support and gather signatures to raise awareness for depression.
Publish Date: 2010-08-15

Understand New UK Equality Act: A Guide for Businesses
Acas employment relations service provides new guidance to assist businesses in understanding and preparing for the changes to new single Equality Act.
Publish Date: 2010-08-14 - Updated: 2023-06-04

Rothbarts Foot Awareness Week Promotes Understanding of Little Known Cause of Chronic Pain
Chronic pain is the number one cause of adult disability in the United States.
Publish Date: 2010-08-12

The Signs of Bullying - What to Look for if You Suspect Your Child is Being Bullied
Be aware of signs of bullying as a child may indicate by their behavior that he or she is being bullied.
Publish Date: 2010-06-09 - Updated: 2013-11-25

Making Your Swimming Pool Safe for Summer
Creating multiple barriers between the house and swimming pool are key to a safe summer pool season.
Publish Date: 2010-05-27

National Neuropathy Week to Feature Empire State Building Lighting
Raising Awareness of Chronic Neurological Disease Affecting 20 Million Americans.
Publish Date: 2010-05-17

Educating the Public about Depression and Disability
Guardian Teams Up With Mental Health America To Educate Public About Depression And Disability - Implements Educational Campaign.
Publish Date: 2010-05-08

Top 10 Things That Annoy People Who Use Wheelchairs - Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Online poll asking people who use wheelchairs what annoys them most.
Publish Date: 2010-05-06 - Updated: 2010-06-25

Disability Etiquette and Awareness Information
Disability Etiquette and Awareness refers to educating people regarding disabilities and terminology or languages used when communicating with or about people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-05-06 - Updated: 2023-08-14

Get Moving - May is National Arthritis Awareness Month
The Arthritis Foundation is encouraging people with arthritis and the many more at risk to make physical activity part of their daily routine.
Publish Date: 2010-05-04

Paralyzed Veterans of America Awareness Week
The week of April 11-17 2010 marks the founding of Paralyzed Veterans of America 64 years ago.
Publish Date: 2010-04-12 - Updated: 2019-02-10

Safeway's People with Disabilities Campaign
Easter Seals critical autism early intervention, inclusive child care and employment services.
Publish Date: 2010-03-29 - Updated: 2018-10-11

Healthcare Professionals Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
Path to a Cure journey to the 19341-foot summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise global awareness of Pulmonary Hypertension.
Publish Date: 2010-02-19 - Updated: 2016-12-30

NFB Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Letters this Christmas
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.
Publish Date: 2009-11-17 - Updated: 2010-01-16

Enable America Declares November Disabled Veteran Employment Mentoring Month
Enable America is a non-profit working to improve employment opportunities for all people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-10-31

Obama - National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2009
Fair access to employment is a fundamental right of every American, including the 54 million people in this country living with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-10-20

Today is World Osteoporosis Day - 20 Oct 2009
Individuals and governments around the globe join the fight against osteoporosis.
Publish Date: 2009-10-20 - Updated: 2010-01-16

World MRSA Awareness Month
MRSA Survivors Network has been drawing attention to the MRSA epidemic by launching World MRSA Day Oct 2nd.
Publish Date: 2009-10-13 - Updated: 2010-07-14

Celebrate World Sight Day to Help Prevent Blindness
World Sight Day, celebrated on October 8th, is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.
Publish Date: 2009-10-08

Education Secretary Duncan on National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Statement in support of President Obamas proclamation of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Publish Date: 2009-10-06

Demi Lovato and Bullying Prevention Awareness Week
Demi Lovato has released three public service announcements urging teens to join the movement against bullying.
Publish Date: 2009-10-02 - Updated: 2010-06-08

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Supporting the Canadian Cancer Society is another way Canadians can contribute to the fight against breast cancer.
Publish Date: 2009-10-01

Enable America Supports Disability Mentoring Day
Enable America is supporting and encouraging businesses to participate in Disability Mentoring Day held each October.
Publish Date: 2009-09-19 - Updated: 2010-02-01

Health Care Reform, The Community Choice Act, and People with Disabilities
An article about Health Care Reform The Community Choice Act and People with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-09-09 - Updated: 2010-06-29

Sheltering Arms TV Documentary Celebrates National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
Recovery from disability due to illness or injury is extremely hard work for the patient and his or her rehabilitation team.
Publish Date: 2009-08-28 - Updated: 2010-07-09

AA and AAPD Announce Altitude Award
American Airlines and the American Association of People with Disabilities are pleased to announce the creation of the Altitude Award.
Publish Date: 2009-08-06 - Updated: 2010-06-25

Car Show Community Awareness Event Success for SOFTIN
There were muscle cars with engine parts poking up above their hoods and every inch of engine compartment in use.
Publish Date: 2009-08-03 - Updated: 2010-07-11

Disability Awareness Day
Disability Awareness Day - A festival related to Persons with Disabilities in Warrington, United Kingdom.
Publish Date: 2009-07-06 - Updated: 2010-07-19

June Is Brain Injury Awareness Month In Canada
Brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 45 in Canada.
Publish Date: 2009-06-18

Paralysis Community Map Raises Paralysis Awareness
The Paralysis Community Map shows the world the faces of the paralysis community and raises awareness to help find a cure.
Publish Date: 2009-04-21 - Updated: 2010-07-19

Child Abuse and Neglect of Children with Disabilities
Information including signs of child abuse and neglect of children with disabilities who have been abused.
Publish Date: 2009-04-10

Safeway, Easter Seals and Special Olympics Launch Fundraising Campaign for Disabilities
Safeway Easter Seals and Special Olympics launch the grocery retailers annual fundraising campaign for people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-04-02 - Updated: 2018-10-11

Brain Injury Awareness Week Should be Every Day
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.
Publish Date: 2009-03-14

When You Meet a Blind Person
Tips on meeting a blind person including when to offer assistance and awareness hints for helping the blind.
Publish Date: 2009-02-08 - Updated: 2016-06-12

Wheelchair Etiquette and Disability Awareness
Explains the rules of etiquette when talking with a person in a wheelchair and people using guide dogs.
Publish Date: 2009-02-01 - Updated: 2020-02-06

Self Injury Awareness Information
Information on self injury most forms of self harm are superficial or moderate although there are some extreme forms.
Publish Date: 2009-01-31 - Updated: 2010-09-27

Teaching Children Disability Etiquette and Manners
How to teach children disability etiquette when meeting people with disabilities or service dogs.
Publish Date: 2009-01-28 - Updated: 2022-05-01

Down Syndrome Awareness
Part of Down syndrome awareness is pushing for better educational programs to help children with Down syndrome achieve their goals.
Publish Date: 2009-01-28 - Updated: 2018-06-19

Politically Correct Language of Disability
Examples and information on the language of disability awareness to make your talks more sensitive, accurate and inclusive for speaker presentations in corporate or community setting.
Publish Date: 2009-01-28 - Updated: 2020-05-03

The Silver Awareness Ribbon Campaign
The silver awareness ribbon is the official symbol for promoting public awareness of the need for support of people with brain disorders and disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-01-27 - Updated: 2010-07-11

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