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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2024

Posted on March 15, 2024

  • March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
  • It focuses on how people with and without disabilities work together to form strong communities. It also highlights the importance of full inclusion of people with developmental disabilities (DD) in community life, the contributions of people with DD, and the ongoing need to remove barriers.
  • The 2024 theme is “A World of Opportunities.”
  • In recognition of ┬áDevelopmental Disabilities Awareness Month, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) website includes:
      • Lists of its related work, blog posts, and events
      • Recommended hashtags: #DDawareness2024, #DDAM2024, #AWorldofOpportunities, #DevelopmentalDisabilities
      • Social media graphics, and,
      • Information on the studies funded by ACL that cover services for people with I/DD. The data helps policymakers and others make better decisions.

See the ACL website for more resources

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