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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Celebrating Abilities in All Stages of Life

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Celebrating Abilities in All Stages of Life

March is National Developmental Disabilities (DDAM) Awareness Month, aimed at increasing awareness around and acceptance of the many individuals with developmental disabilities. In 2020, the United States Census Bureau reported 40.6M Americans, or almost 13% of the United States population, had one or more disabilities. Of this number, approximately 1 in 6 US children had […]

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Day

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Day

Each year on July 26, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Day is celebrated in the United States. Signed into law in 1990 by then-President George H.W. Bush, the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination and promotes equal opportunities for those with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act is divided into five separate sections, as

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