National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month was declared in 1988 by the United States Congress for October to raise awareness the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. The month is an extension of "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week" originally observed during the first week of October beginning in 1962.[1]

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  1. ^ "What is National Disability Employment Awareness Month?". Department of Labor. Retrieved 4 January 2010.