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Throughout the year and on the ADA Anniversary – July 26, help shape a universal future and celebrate the progress made through implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in your workplaces, schools and communities – each month feature a theme for celebration.

Month: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

More: Disability-Related Date Resources

January

Registration opens for National ADA Symposium

Transportation & Telecommunications Access

Ed Roberts Day – January 23

Ed Roberts was a pioneer in championing disability rights and enabling full participation in society for all persons with disabilities.
Share & Follow: #EdRobertsDay |  #ERDunity | @EdRobertsCampus 
Learn more:  Ed Roberts Campus

Countdown to ADA Anniversary

February

Voting Access

State & Local Government Access

March

Developmental Disabilities Awareness

April

Healthcare Access & Inclusion

May

Mental Health Awareness Month

Older Americans Month

Global Accessibility Awareness

June

Post Tramautic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month

Sources: National Center for PTSD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Web: ptsd.va.gov

Good Access is Good Business

Source: ADA National Network 
Web: adata.org

Olmstead Decision – Anniversary

July

Celebrate ADA Anniversary

Explore & Learn the ADA

Sharing ADA Stories

August

Back to School Access

September

National Service Dog Month

Celebrate & raise awareness of the incredible difference service dogs make every day.
Use the hashtag #NationalServiceDogMonth in your social media posts. 

National Recovery Month

This annual event is held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. 

Emergency Preparedness and Management

October

Employment

November

Veterans

“Honor all who served – In times of war – In times of peace”

December

Shaping a Universal Future

Sharing ADA Stories

MORE: Disability-Related Date Resources

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