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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

international dayof persons with disabilities

Every year on December 3rd, people around the world celebrate contributions of people with disabilities. First declared by the United Nations in 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities draws attention to the many ways in which those with disabilities enrich our communities.

Many people with disabilities have so much to contribute to our communities. We support people with disabilities through a variety of programs and services; learn more at

Nominate someone doing great work for people with disabilities

We recognize this important date with an awards ceremony to acknowledge the winners of the Advisory Committee on Accessibility Annual Awards. If you know someone whose work or programs impact the quality of life for people with disabilities, nominate them today!

Nominations are now open until November 18, 2016.