October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or NDEAM. The purpose of NDEAM is to raise awareness and educate people about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Workplaces welcoming the talents of all people, including people with disabilities, is a critical part of building an inclusive community and strong economy.
This year marks not only the 30th anniversary of the ADA, but also the 75th observance of NDEAM. Both milestones are being commemorated with a range of events and activities centered on the theme “Increasing Access and Opportunity.”