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Disability and Health Calendar: Important Dates and Days

Samyak Lalit
Samyak Lalit | May 29, 2021(Last update: January 14, 2023)

Samyak Lalit is an author and disability rights activist. He is a polio survivor and the founder of projects like Kavita Kosh, Gadya Kosh, TechWelkin, WeCapable, Dashamlav and Viklangta Dot Com. Website:

People all over the globe carry out disability and health awareness campaigns throughout the year. These awareness campaigns often choose a special day to raise awareness about a specific cause. Because of their recurring nature, these campaigns become integral part of the calendar. Here we are providing a list of important dates in the disability and health calendar. Please make sure to take part in campaigns that you feel connected with.

Disability and Health Calendar

We have published articles to explain some of these important days in the calendar. You may click links and read more on the campaign.



  • 07-13 Feb – Feeding Tube Awareness Week
  • 18 Feb – International Asperger’s Day







  • 07-13 Aug – National EOS Awareness Week
  • 13 Aug – Neuro-rehab Awareness Day
  • 15-21 Aug – Brain Injury Awareness Week
  • 20-27 Aug – Hearing Awareness Week



  • 1-31 Oct – Polio Awareness Month
  • 1 Oct – World Cerebral Palsy Day
  • 9 Oct – World Sight Day
  • 12 Oct – International Arthritis Day
  • 20 Oct – World Osteoporosis Day


  • 15 Oct – White Cane Day
  • 16 Oct – World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
  • 20-26 Oct – Assistance Dogs Awareness Week


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