National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October.
OBSERVE

Use #DisabilityEmploymentAwarenessMonth to post on social media.


HISTORY

National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week was established in 1945 by Congress for the first week in October. In 1998 it was renamed National Disability Employment Awareness Month and extended to the entire month of October. In 2001 the Office of Disability Employment Policy took over promoting and maintaining National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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