Disability awareness dates

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.  

2019 

January  
4

World Braille Day 

11

Paget's Awareness Day

21 Blue Monday
26 National Storytelling Week 2019
31 Young Carers Awareness Day
February  
4 World cancer day 
7 Time to talk day 
   
March  
1 World wheelchair day

Employee appreciation day

3-9

Hearing awareness week

3

World hearing day

15  World consumer rights day 
16 Disabled access day
18-24 Sign language week
21 World down syndrome day 
   
April  
  Loss of limb awareness month 
1-7 World autism awareness week
2 World autism awareness day 
7 World health day
   
May  
6-12 Deaf awareness week
13-19 Learning at work week 
13-19 Mental Health awareness week
   
June  
17-23 Learning disability week 
   
July  
14  Disability awareness day
24  Samaritans awareness day
   

August

 
   

September

 
  World Alzheimer's month
10 World suicide prevention day
21  World Alzheimer's day
23 International day of sign languages
23-29 International week of the deaf
29 World heart day
  World deaf day
   
October  
1-7 Dyslexia awareness week
2 World cerebral palsy day
10 World mental health awareness day
10 World sight day
12 World Arthritis day
22 International stammering awareness day
   
November  
6 National stress awareness day
   
   
December  
3 International day of persons with disabilities