Disability and accessibility-related events calendar

calendar As a pan-disability charity AbilityNet links with awareness-raising days/week/months to support the work of other organisations and highlight the role of technology in helping people with all kinds of disabilities and conditions.

This calendar also includes details of events that we are running or that we are speaking at. Please do let us know if you think we've missed something.


  • 04 Jan: World Braille Day
  • 16 Jan: Blue Monday





  • May is Action on Stroke Month
  • May is Deaf Awareness Month
  • 08 May: Mental Health Awareness Week
  • 8 May: Tech4Good Awards Entries Close
  • 14-20: World Mental Health Week
  • 21-27 May: Dementia Awareness Week
  • 18 May: Global Accessibility Awareness Day




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  • Sept: Vascular Disease Awareness Month
  • 4 Sept: Fibromyalgia Awareness Week
  • 10 Sept: World Suicide Prevention Day
  • 29 Sept: World Heart Day
  • Freshers Weeks at universities
  • Study skills for disabled students




  • 1 Dec: World Aids Day
  • 3 Dec: International Day of Persons With Disabilities
  • 10 Dec: Human Rights Day


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Whatever your interest we always welcome approaches by journalists, charities and businesses. We can provide interviews, comments and expert feedback on a wide range of topics relating to assistive technology and digital accessibility.

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