Disability Awareness Days 2021

January:

4 – World Braille Day

11 – Paget’s Awareness Day (a disease of the bones)

18 – Blue Monday

18-24 January: Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

 

February:

18 – International Asperger’s Day

1-7 –  Children’s Mental Health Week

1-7 – Tinnitus Awareness Week

4 February: World Cancer Day

4 February: Time to Talk Day

8 February: International Epilepsy Day

22 February: World Encephalitis Day

28 February: Rare Disease Day

 

March:

1-31 – Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

1-31 – Endometriosis Month

1-31 – Brain Tumour Awareness Month

1 – International Wheelchair Day

2-7 – Eating Disorders Awareness Week

3 – World Hearing Day

11 – World Kidney Day

12 – World Glaucoma Day

21 – World Down Syndrome Day

24 – World Tuberculosis Day

30 March-5 April World Autism Awareness Week

 

April:

 

1-30 – Stress Awareness Month

1-30 – Loss of Limb Awareness Month

2 – World Autism Awareness Day

4 – HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy) Remembrance Day

7 – World Health Day

11 – World Parkinson’s Day

17 – World Hemophilia Day

19-25 – MS Awareness Week

24 – World Meningitis Day

25 – World Malaria Day

29 – International Guide Dog Day

 

May:

4-10 May – Deaf Awareness Week

5 World Asthma Day

6 – International Awareness Day for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bones)

10 – World Lupus Day

18 – 24 – Mental Health Awareness Week

20 – World Autoimmune Arthritis Day

 

June:

17 – 23 – Learning Disability Week

19 – World Sickle Cell Day

 

July:

24 – Samaritans Awareness Day

28 – World Hepatitis Day

 

September:

World Alzheimer’s month

10 – World Suicide Prevention Day

21 – World Alzheimer’s Day

 

October:

5-11 – Dyslexia Awareness Week

6-12 – Dyspraxia week

6 – World Cerebral Palsy Day

8 – World Sight Day

10 – World Mental Health Awareness Day

12 – World Arthritis Day

22 – International Stammering Awareness Day

24 – World Polio Day

 

November:

2-6 – National Stress Awareness Week

6 – National Stress Awareness Day

14 – World Diabetes Day

 

December:

1 – World Aids Day

3 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities