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Autism Awareness Campaign UK

The Autism Awareness Campaign – United Kingdom was launched in 2000 by British parents and carers Ivan Corea and his wife Charika Corea in response to the autism diagnosis of their son, Charin.

Autism Sunday

Autism Sunday, also known as the International Day of Prayer for autism spectrum disorders, is an event observed annually on the second Sunday of February.

Autistic Pride Day

Autistic Pride Day, originally an Aspies for Freedom initiative, is a pride celebration for autistic people held on June 18 each year. Autistic pride recognises the importance of pride for autistic people and its role in bringing about positive changes in the broader society.

Bell Let's Talk

Bell Let s Talk is an awareness campaign created by the Canadian telecommunications company Bell Canada to raise awareness and combat stigma surrounding mental illness in Canada. It is the single largest corporate commitment to mental health in Canada. Originally a five-year, million program to help create a stigma-free Canada and drive action in mental health care, research, and the workplace, Bell Let’s Talk was renewed in 2015 for another five years with a target of committing 0 million. The corporate social responsibility initiative encourages the use of various platforms including soc ...

Disability History Month

Disability History Month is an annual, month-long observance of the history of the disability rights movement, and commemoration of the achievements of disabled people, that occurs in some places.

European Year of People with Disabilities

The year 2003 was designated the European Year of People with Disabilities by the European Commission. It is sometimes called the European Year of Disabled People. The European Commission set aside 12 million euros to recognise the European Year of People with Disabilities. The Year was officially launched under the Greek Presidency in Athens on 26 January 2003. The opening ceremony in Athens was co-hosted by Julie Fernandez.

                                     

ⓘ Disability observances

  • Disability History Month is an annual, month - long observance of the history of the disability rights movement, and commemoration of the achievements of
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3 is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been observed
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month was declared in 1988 by the United States Congress for the month of October to raise awareness of the employment
  • topics. These observances differ from Federal holidays in that Federal employees only receive a day free from work on holidays, not observances Federal observances
  • Disability Pride Week is an annual event used to promote visibility and mainstream awareness of the positive pride felt by people with disabilities within
  • recognized as international observances by the United Nations, or by other organizations that declare international observances but are not as widely recognized
  • considered a U.S. national observance but it would be improper to refer to them as federal holidays Many of these observances designated by Congress
  • and prevention of disabilities The slogan of IYDP was a wheelchair in every home defined as the right of persons with disabilities to take part fully
  • The year 2003 was designated the European Year of People with Disabilities EYPD by the European Commission. It is sometimes called the European Year