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The image is a promotional graphic for "Global Accessibility Awareness" by Matthew CP Purinton, LCSW. The background features an image of Earth from space, giving it a global context. The text on the image includes "Increasing mental health care to the Disability community" and "Council for Relationships." The overall design has a teal border and bold, blue text.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024

Starting in 2013, institutions and technology companies worldwide began marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day on the third Thursday of May. Introduction to Global Accessibility Awareness Day The day began with a blog post from a web designer but has become a worldwide day to raise awareness about the need for technology, especially social media, to…

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CFR Celebrates Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month. Disability doesn’t discriminate, so every social justice movement has a disability contingent, and the Disability Rights Movement is actually a synthesis of all the other civil rights movements. Every social justice movement needs to include representation of their Disabled members. For example, Disabled LGBTQI+ are calling out Pride celebrations for not…

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Honoring Visibility During Disability History Month & Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 30, 2020

October is Disability History Month, but it is now more widely celebrated as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This month marks a celebration of the contributions of Disabled People throughout history. This year marks not only the 75th observance of NDEAM, but also the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). However,…

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Honoring Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month. As a Therapist at Council for Relationships, and a lifelong Person with a Disability, I’d like to share with you what I feel pride about, as a Person with a Disability, and why terms matter. Disability does not discriminate, which means that Disability Culture includes all other human cultures. Disability…

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