Tag Archives: Awareness

Working Side-By-Side – DDAwareness17 and DSWorks

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN). The theme for 2017 is Life Side By … Continue reading

Posted in Right Resources Right Now | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: Finding Help, Finding Hope

May 5th is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is helping communities increase access to behavioral health services and supports for children, youth, and young adults who experience mental or substance use … Continue reading

Posted in Right Resources Right Now | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Disability Awareness Campaigns in Colleges and Universities

Recently, a patron asked us if we were aware of any colleges and universities that hold autism spectrum disorder (ASD) awareness campaigns on their campuses. We broadened the question to disability awareness campaigns and spoke with several Disability Services Offices … Continue reading

Posted in Answer Queue | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS). In honor of Down syndrome awareness, NDSS hosts events to celebrate the accomplishments and promote the acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome. NDSS got … Continue reading

Posted in Event | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. As many as 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis making it the most common autoimmune disease in the United States. Psoriasis occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed the growth cycle of … Continue reading

Posted in Event | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

May is Neuropathy Awareness Month

May continues to be a busy month for observances, including Neuropathy Awareness Month. What is neuropathy? Neuropathy, also known as peripheral neuropathy, is a result of nerve damage that can cause numbness and pain in your hands and feet. According … Continue reading

Posted in Event | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Osteoporosis Awareness

May is Osteoporosis Awareness month and in recognition, this blog will publish information on Osteoporosis along with material promoting bone health.  Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones gradually become weak and likely to break; the most common of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deron Williams Lights It Up for Autism Awareness

Autism Speaks and NBA player Deron Williams teamed up earlier this month to promote Autism Awareness. On April 6, Williams, who plays for the Brooklyn Nets, served as a special ambassador during an autism awareness event at the Barclays Center. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2013 Neuro Film Festival is Now Accepting Video Entries!

The American Brain Foundation, the foundation for the American Academy of Neurology, is now accepting video entries to its 2013 Neuro Film Festival. Now in its fourth year, the Neuro Film Festival is a contest to raise awareness about why … Continue reading

Posted in Audiovisual, Event, Organization, Website | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment