Disability awareness dates

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

We list disability and health awareness days to help our membership 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.  


4 World Braille day
20 Blue Monday
20-26 Cervical Cancer Prevention week
30 Young Carers day
3-9 Children's Mental Health week
4 World Cancer day
6 Time to Talk day
  Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
1 Zero Discrimination Day
1 Self-injury and harm awareness day
3 World Hearing day
5 University Mental Health day
6 Employee Appreciation day
8 International Women’s day
15 World Consumers Rights day
21 World Down Syndrome day
  National Autism Awareness month
  Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
30(March)-5 World Autism week
2 World Autism day
7 World Health day
20-26 MS Awareness week
4-10 Deaf Awareness week

World Asthma Day


ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia International Awareness Day

TBC 15-21

Epilepsy Awareness Week

18-24 Learning at Work week
18-24 Mental Health Awareness week
18-24 Scottish Learning Disability week
19  World IBD day
28  PKU Awareness day
12 Disability Awareness day
TBC World Alzheimer's month
10 World Suicide Prevention day
21 World Alzheimer's day
23 International Day of Sign Languages
TBC World Heart day
  Breast Cancer Awareness Month
5-11 Dyslexia week
TBC World Cerebral Palsy day 
TBC World Sight day
10 World Mental Health day
TBC World Arthritis day
22 International Stammering Awareness day
29 World Stroke day
  Men's Health Awareness month
2-6 International Stress Awareness week
6 National Stress Awareness day
TBC World Diabetes day
TBC Cancer Support Scotland Awareness day
1 World Aids Day
3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
10 Human Rights day