July is Disability Pride Month

“Disability Pride Month celebrates disabled persons embracing their disabilities as integral parts of who they are, reclaiming visibility in public and interacting fully with their disabilities out in the open, and rejecting shame and internalized ableism. It is a time for the disability community to come together, uplift, and amplify one another’s voices and be heard. Disability pride has been described as ‘accepting and honoring each person’s uniqueness and seeing it as a natural and beautiful part of human diversity.’
Disability Pride Month is celebrated each year in July. Disability Pride initially started as a day of celebration in 1990—the year that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. That same year, Boston held the first Disability Pride Day. The first official celebration of Disability Pride Month occurred in July 2015, which also marked the 25th anniversary of the ADA. Since then, cities across the country have celebrated disability pride month with parades and other festivities.” — American Bar Association

Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA.gov – U.S. Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division
Celebrating Disability Pride Month – American Bar Association
Celebrate Disability Pride Month with us in July! – Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Celebrate Disability Pride at Disability Unite Festival 2023! – Disability Unite
Disability Pride Month Programs July 11-15, 2023 – Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Autism Women & Nonbinary Network (AWN)
Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
CWNY’s resources on Disability Employment – Center for the Women of New
York (CWNY)