National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020
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:
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.