It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month! We join in with everyone working to create inclusive workplaces and value the knowledge skills and experiences of people with disabilities at work! This year, the them for NDEAM is, “ Increasing Access and Opportunity.”
Visit the Office of Disability Employment Policy to get infomration and resources on how to recognize the 75th Year of NDEAM and the 30th Anniversary of the ADA! Follow what orgnaizations are doing and what the disabitliy community is saying by watching #NDEAM on Twitter!
This year, Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place from October 4-10, 2020. National Depression Screening Day is October 8 and World Mental Health Day is October 10.
What’s the right way to refer to someone in a wheelchair, or a someone who can’t see, or see well, or a person who can’t hear, or hear well, someone who doesn’t speak, who has noticeable trouble understanding things, someone who is sick a lot, or always in pain, or who just seems strange or “off” in some undefinable way?
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