Anniversaries and Awareness Days 2017

January

75th anniversary, Stephen Hawking born

February

4 – World Cancer Day

March

2 – World Book Day

6 – Swallowing Awareness Day

24 – Red Nose Day

27 – 31 - World Autism Awareness Week at School

27 March – 2 April – World Autism Awareness Week

April

10-16 April - Parkinson’s Awareness Week

25 April – 1 May - MS Awareness Week

May

Action on Stroke Month

1-7 - Deaf Awareness Week

6-14 - Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Week

8 – 14  – Mental Health Awareness Week

8-14 - Action for Brain Injury Week

15 – 21 – Dementia Awareness Week

June

Motor Neurone Awareness Month

12 – 18 June – Carers Week

10 - 16 - Huntington’s Disease Awareness Week

19-25 - Learning Disability Week

 

October

9– 15  – Dyspraxia Awareness Week

10 – World Mental Health Day

12 - World Sight Day

22 – International Stammering Awareness Day 

November

1 – 30 – Lung Cancer Awareness Month

December

3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities