Each March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), partners with Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and National Disabilities Rights Network (NDRN) to create a social media campaign that highlights the many ways in which people with and without disabilities come together to form strong, diverse communities.
The campaign seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life, as well as awareness to the barriers that people with disabilities still sometimes face in connecting to the communities in which they live. DD Awareness Month covers three main areas: education, employment and community living. A special element of this year’s campaign is highlighting the artwork created by people with disabilities.
Copy the#DDawareness19 social media image and use it for your Facebook and Twitter profile pictures for the month of March.
Share pictures, stories and videos on Facebook and Twitter, with the hashtag #DDawareness19. This makes it easy for everyone throughout the nation to find and share your posts, as well as catalog all the wonderful ways people with I/DD are making our communities great.
Spread the joy of rich, diverse voices with our 60 second video that asks the question, What makes you happy?