Disability Awareness Dates

Disability Awareness Dates

Here we list upcoming disability and health awareness days to inform our members and supporters. We make every effort to continuously verify and update these dates on a regular basis.

2024

January

  • 4 – World Braille day
  • 11 – Human Trafficking Awareness Day
  • 15 – Blue Monday
  • 22 – Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
  • 24 – International Day of Education

February

  • 4 – World Cancer day
  • 4 – Winter Paralympics
  • 6 – Time to talk day
  • 29 – Rare Disease Day

March

  • 1 – Zero Discrimination Day
  • 1 – International Wheelchair Day
  • 3 – World Hearing day
  • 8 – International Women’s day
  • 20 – International Day of Happiness
  • 21 – World Down Syndrome day
  • 26 – Purple day
  • 27 – World Autism Acceptance Week
  • 30 – World Bipolar day
  • 31 – International Transgender Visibility Day

April

  • 2 – World Autism day
  • 7 – World Health day

May

  • 9-15 – Mental Health Awareness week
  • 16-22 – Dementia Action week
  • 16-22 – Action for Brain Injury week
  • 19 – Global Accessibility Awareness day

June

  • Step up for 30 for Bowel Cancer UK
  • 6-12 – National growing for wellbeing week
  • 6-12 – World Heart Rhythm week
  • 6-12 – Carer’s week
  • 11 – Walk Together for Bowel Cancer UK
  • 13-19 – Men’s Health week
  • 13-19 – Diabetes week
  • 20-26 – Learning Disability week
  • 21-27 – Love Your Lungs week
  • 27-3 – Deafblind Awareness week

July

  • 25 – National Schizophrenia Awareness day
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