National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is an annual national campaign that takes place every October. 

The purpose of NDEAM is to promote disability inclusion in employment for people who have a disability.

Each year, ODEN leads a provincial campaign for its members to bring awareness in Ontario and focuses on the many ways disability-inclusive hiring:

ODEN’s 2021 NDEAM campaign theme and information will be available in late summer 2021. 

Light It Up for NDEAM!

Light It Up! For NDEAM™ spotlights the many ways people who have a disability contribute to businesses and their communities, helping companies be successful and competitive.

For 2021, we’re collaborating with The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) and MentorAbility Canada. This joint effort will make this year’s event happen in big cities, small towns and rural communities across Canada.

Light It Up! For NDEAM 2021 is ready to go!

We’ve made it easy to participate! Use the resources in the PR Kit to get involved in lighting up the nation purple and blue on October 21!

Support NDEAM and the Light It Up! For NDEAM initiative

Get Involved

Contact Dean Askin, Communications Strategist at daskin@odenetwork.com or 1-866-280-6336 Ext. 107