National Family Caregivers Month 2022: Creating A Powerful Support System
Family caregivers play a vital role in the overall health, wellness, and independence of those living with disabilities. Whether a family member or friend, the love and dedication family caregivers provide is essential to helping those within their care live a happier, more fulfilling life.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2022: What You Need to Know
October 2022 is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which is led by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The real spirit of NDEAM is found in the ways we honor and participate in securing employment opportunities for people with disabilities across the United States. The theme for 2022 is "Disability: Part of the Equity Equation."
Spina Bifida Awareness Month 2022
October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month – a month dedicated to raising awareness and increasing support and resources for adults and children living with Spina Bifida – a common birth defect affecting approximately 1,427 babies in the United States each year.
September 2022 is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month
September is National SCI Awareness Month. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, approximately 18,000 Americans get spinal cord injuries each year.