America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion
The theme for NDEAM 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy. Browse our website for ideas and resources for employers, community organizations, state and local governments, advocacy groups and schools to participate in celebrating NDEAM through events and activities centered around the theme of “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.”
An NDEAM poster will be available soon!
Read the press release
Plan NDEAM Observances
What can YOU do to celebrate NDEAM? There are lots of ways! Explore the ideas below designed for:
- Educators and youth service professionals.
- State governors, legislators and other policymakers.
- Associations and unions.
- Disability related organizations.
- Federal agencies.
NDEAM every day
How about a plan for Every. Single. Day. of National Disability Employment Month? Start here with day one and plan for 31 days of NDEAM.
Get NDEAM Materials
ODEP offers a range of resources to help employers and other organizations plan NDEAM observances, including not only the official poster (available soon!), but also sample articles, a press release, proclamation, and social media content.