Disability awareness dates

We list disability and health awareness days to help our Members to plan information and events for employees and customers. While we make every effort to verify these dates we strongly recommend that you check all sources before publishing details.

We also welcome suggestions for other awareness days, please contact us if you have any suggestions.  



16 January

Blue Monday



4 February

World Cancer Day



1 March

World Wheelchair Day

10-12 March 2017

Disabled Access Day

26 March

World Epilepsy Day

27 March - 2 April

World Autism Awareness Week


Loss of Limb Awareness Month

7 April

World Health Day

24 April

World Meningitis Day


2 to 8 May

Deaf Awareness Week

8 to 14 May

Mental Health Awareness Week

18 May

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)



15 to 19 June

Learning Disabilities Awareness Week



Vascular Disease Awareness Month

10 September

World Suicide Prevention Day

29 September 

World Heart Day



Breast Cancer Aawareness Month

2 to 8 October

Dyslexia Awareness Week

5 October

World Cerebral Palsy Day

10 October

World Mental Health Awareness Day

11 October

World Arthritis Day

12 October

World Sight Day