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National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020

NDEAM 2020 poster:

Increasing Access and Opportunity

Celebrating 30 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and 75 years of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).

A Commemorative Year

This year marks not only the 75th observance of NDEAM, but also the 30th anniversary of the ADA. Both milestones are being commemorated with a range of events and activities centered on the theme "Increasing Access and Opportunity." An official poster is now available to download or order in both English and Spanish. Read the press release.

Plan NDEAM Observances

How can you take part in NDEAM? Get ideas for:

ADA30

The ADA is landmark civil rights legislation that works to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities across society, including in the workplace. To learn more, visit ODEP's ADA webpage or its Job Accommodation Network (JAN), or learn more about advancements in disability employment since the ADA's passage in our ADA30 timeline.

Get NDEAM Materials

ODEP offers a range of resources to help employers and other organizations plan NDEAM observances, including not only the official poster, but also sample articles, a press release, proclamation, and social media content.