Sunday, February 24, 2008

Disabilities Awareness

JANUARY
Mental Wellness Month
Thryroid Disease Awareness Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Month (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)
National Glaucoma Awareness Month (Prevent Blindness America)

FEBRUARY
National Eating Disorders Screening Program
National Wise Mental Health Consumer Month
National American Heart Month
National Women's Heart Health Day
National Have-A-Heart Day: Feb. 14 (American Heart Association)
Low Vision Awareness Month (Prevent Blindness America)
National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week
National Burn Awareness Week

MARCH
MS Awareness Week
Brain Awareness Week
Hemophilia Month (National Hemophilia Foundation)
Mental Retardation Awareness Month (The ARC)
National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month (National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome National Kidney Month (National Kidney Foundation)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation)
American Diabetes Alert (American Diabetes Association)

APRIL
National Disability Awareness Week
Cancer Control Month (American Cancer Society)
Counseling Awareness Month (American Counseling Association)
National Autism Awareness Month (Autism Society of America)
National STD Awareness Month (American Social Health Association)
National Minority Cancer Awareness Week
WalkAmerica (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)

MAY
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America)
Better Hearing and Speech Month (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
Breathe Easy Month (American Lung Association)
Hepatitis Awareness Month (Hepatitis Foundation International)
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month (Huntingdon's Disease Society of America)
National Arthritis Month (Arthritis Foundation)
National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month (Digestive Disease National Coalition)
National High Blood Pressure Month (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center)
National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month (American Academy of Dermatology)
National Mental Health Month (National Mental Health Association)
National Neurofibromatosis Month (National Neurofibromatosis Foundation)
National Stroke Awareness Month (National Stroke Association)
National Trauma Awareness Month (American Trauma Society)
Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month (National Tuberous Sclerosis Association)
National Suicide Awareness Week (American Association of Suicidology)
National Mental Health Counseling Week (American Mental Health Counselor Association)
Childhood Depression Awareness Day (National Mental Health Association)
National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day (National Mental Illness Screening Project)
National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention (American Academy of Dermatology)
National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.)
National Osteoporosis Prevention Week (National Osteoporosis Foundation)
National Stuttering Awareness Week (Stuttering Foundation of America)

JUNE
National Hernia Awareness Month
National HIV Testing Day
National Scleroderma Awareness Month (United Scleroderma Foundation)
National Aphasia Awareness Week (National Aphasia Association)
National Headache Awareness Week (National Headache Foundation)
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (Helen Keller National Center)

JULY
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month (Hemochromatosis Foundation)

AUGUST
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month (Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy)

SEPTEMBER
Leukemia Society Month (The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society)
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week (Prostate Health Council)
National Cholesterol Education Month (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center)
National Pediculosis Prevention Month
National Pediculosis Association
National Sickle Cell Month (Sickle Cell Disease Association of America)
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition)
National Rehabilitation Week (National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation)
Hearing Aid Awareness Week (International Hearing Society)
National 5-A-Day Week (Cancer Information Service)
National Reye's Syndrome Week (National Reye's Syndrome Foundation)
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (National Childhood Cancer Foundation)
National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week
Deaf Awareness Week


OCTOBER
Breast Cancer Control Month (American Cancer Society)
Celiac Sprue Awareness Month (Celiac Sprue Association/United States of America)
Healthy Lung Month (American Lung Association)
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Cancer Information Service)
National Campaign for Healthier Babies Month (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)
National Liver Awareness Month (American Liver Foundation)
National Lupus Awareness Month (National Lupus Foundation of America)
National Physical Therapy Month (American Physical Therapy Association)
National Spina Bifida Prevention Month (Spina Bifida Association of America)
National Spinal Health Month (American Chiropractic Association)
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month (International Rett Syndrome Association)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month (SIDS Alliance)
American Heart Walk (American Heart Association)
Mental Illness Awareness Week (American Psychiatric Association)
National Depression Screening Days (National Mental Illness Screening Project)
National Hepatitis Awareness Week (American Liver Foundation)
National Red Ribbon Celebration (National Family Partnership)
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation)
National AIDS Awareness Month
World Mental Health Day (World Federation for Mental Health)
National Psoriasis Awareness Month (The National Psoriasis Foundation)
National Brain Injury Awareness Month
Pastoral Care Week

NOVEMBER
Diabetic Eye Disease Month (Prevent Blindness America)
National Alzheimer's Awareness Month (Alzheimer's Association)
National Diabetes Month (American Diabetes Association)
National Epilepsy Month
Epilepsy Foundation of America
National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Week (Brain Aneurysm Foundation)
National Home Care Month
National Hospice Month

DECEMBER
World AIDS Day (American Association for World Health)
National Aplastic Anemia Awareness Week (Aplastic Anemia Foundation of America, Inc.)

Did I miss any awareness day/week/month?

1 comment:

whimsicalnbrainpan said...

I had no idea there were this many!