Keyboard and Mouse

2021

DISABILITY & DIVERSITY Calendar

Like us to add a date to the calendar or receive a pdf version of our 2021 calendar?  Get in touch with us.

Timeframe
Event
January
Glaucoma Awareness Month
January
Birth Defects Prevention Month
January
Thyroid Awareness Month
January 4
World Braille Day
January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 24
Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day
January 26
Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day
January 30
CTE Awareness Day
January 31
World Leprosy Day
February
Black History Month (African-American History Month)
February
American Heart Association Month
February
Low Vision Awareness Month
February
National Cancer Prevention Month
Febuary 2
Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
Febuary 4
World Cancer Day
Febuary 5
National Wear Red Day (American Heart Association)
Febuary 7 - 14
Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week
February 15
International Angelman Day
Febuary 17
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Febuary 27
Anosmia Awareness Day
Febuary 28
Rare Disease Day
March
Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month
March
Developmental Disabilities Month
March
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month
March
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month
March
Brain Injury Awareness Month
March
National Women's History Month
March
Bleeding Disorder Awareness Month
March
Kidney Awareness Month
March
Trisomy Awareness Month
March
Social Work Awareness Month
March 1
Self-Injury Day
March 1
International Wheelchair Day
March 1 - 7
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
March 5
Multiple Personality Day
March 8
International Women's Day
March 21
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21
World Down Syndrome Day
March 24
World Tuberculosis Day
March 26
Purple Day for Epilepsy
March 30
World Bipolar Day
April
Autism Awareness Month
April
Limb Loss Awareness Month
April
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month
April
Parkinson's Awareness Month
April
Occupational Therapy Awareness Month
April
Stress Awareness Month
April 2
World Autism Awareness Day
April 7
World Health Day
April 7
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day
April 11
Parkinson's Disease International Awareness Day
April 22
Earth Day
May
ALS Awareness Month
May
Arthritis Awareness Month
May
Better Hearing and Speech Month
May
Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month
May
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
May
Health Vision Awareness Month
May
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
May
Mental Health Month
May
Military Appreciation Month
May
National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
May
Stroke Awareness Month
May
Ehlers-Danlos Awareness Month
May
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
May
National Mobility Month
May
Prader Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
May
Williams Syndrome Awareness Month
May 1
International Labor Day
May 4
World Asthma Day
May 8
World Ovarian Cancer Day
May 9 - 15
Women's Health Week
May 10
World Lupus Day
May 12
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
May 12
International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND)
May 14
Apraxia Awareness Day
May 15
Tuberous Sclerosis Global Awareness Day
May 17
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
May 19
National Schizencephaly Awareness Day
May 20
Global Accessibility Awareness Day
May 21
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 30
World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Day
May 31
Memorial Day
June
Cataract Awareness Month
June
LGBTQIA+ Pride Month
June
Men's Health Month
June
National Migraine & Headaches Awareness Month
June
Aphasia Awareness Month
June
Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month
June 6
National Cancer Survivors Day
June 7
Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day
June 17
CDKL5 Awareness Day
June 27
PTSD Awareness Day
July
Disability Pride Month (NY)
July
National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month
July
National Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Month
July 4
Independence Day
July 22
National Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Day
July 26
American Disability Act (ADA) Day
July 28
World Hepatitis Day
August 7
Purple Heart Day
August 17
National Nonprofit Day
August 21
National Senior Citizens Day
August 22
World Pride Day
August 26
Women's Equality Day
September
Deaf Awareness Month
September
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
September
Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month
September
National Service Dog Month
September
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
September
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September
Sickle Cell Awareness Month
September
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month
September
Hydrocephalus Awareness Month
September
World Suicide Prevention Month
September
Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Month
September
Chiari Malformation Awareness Month
September
Craniofacial Acceptance Month
September
Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Awareness Month
September
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness
September
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Syndrome Awareness Month
September
Sepsis Awareness Month
September 6
Labor Day
September 7
World Duchenne Awareness Day
September 10
Fetal Alcohol Awareness Day
September 10
World Suicide Prevention Day
September 15
World Lymphoma Awareness Day
September 21
World Alzheimer’s Day
September 23
International Day of Sign Languages
September 29
World Heart Day
October
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
October
Dwarfism Awareness Month
October
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
October
LGBTQIA+ History Month
October
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)
October
Spina Bifida Awareness Month
October
ADHD Awareness Month
October
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
October
Dysautonomia Awareness
October
National Dyslexia Awareness Month
October
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
October 3 - 9
Mental Health Awareness Week
October 6
World Cerebral Palsy Day
October 10
World Mental Health Day
October 12
World Arthritis Day
October 17 - 23
Invisible Disabilities Week
October 14
World Blind Day / World Sight Day
October 15
White Cane Awareness Day
October 24
United Nations Day
October 25
World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day
November
Alzheimer's Awareness Month
November
Diabetes Awareness Month
November
Epilepsy Awareness Month
November
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November
National Family Caregivers Month
November
National Native American Heritage Month
November
Prostate Cancer / Men's Health Awareness Month
November
Transgender Awareness Month
November
22q Awareness Month
November 11
Veterans Day
November 13
World Kindness Day
November 14
World Diabetes Day
November 15
World Ohtahara Syndrome Awareness Day
November 16
International Day for Tolerance
November 18
World COPD Day
November 19
Pancreatic Cancer Day
November 20
Giving Tuesday
December 1
World AIDS Day
December 3
International Day of People with Disabilities
December 10
Human Rights Day