Awareness Dates

Children with hemiplegia have a variety of related conditions and there’s an awareness day or month for many of them.

March – Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month; green ribbon

March – Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 25 – Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

March – Brain Awareness Week

April – National Autism Awareness Month

April – Occupational Therapy Month

April 24 – World Meningitis Day

May – Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month; purple ribbon

May – Better Hearing and Speech Month

May – Healthy Vision Month

May – Mental Health Month

May 6-12 – Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

June – National Aphasia Awareness Month

June 19 – World Sickle Cell Day

July – Cord Blood Awareness Month

August – Children’s Eye Health and Safety¬† Month

September 16-22 – National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration

October – Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month; green ribbon

October – National Physical Therapy Month

October 7-13 – Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 12-20 Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week

October 29 – World Stroke Day

November – Epilepsy Awareness Month

November – National Family Caregivers Month

November – Prematurity Awareness Month

November 17 – World Prematurity Awareness Day

December – First week of – Inclusive Schools Week