main with artificial leg working with lumberNational Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is an annual campaign that takes place every October promoting disability inclusion.

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ODEN’s annual NDEAM campaign

Each year ODEN leads a campaign for its members to raise disability-inclusive employment awareness. Our annual NDEAM campaign focuses on the many ways disability-inclusive hiring:

2021 Campaign Theme:

Engaging Talent in the Disability Inclusion Evolution

Disability often gets left out of the business conversation about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. That is changing. Organizations that understand the power of investing in the talent of skilled people who have a disability,  invest in success.

Throughout October, we’ll focus on:

Participating in NDEAM is easy!

Use the resources in the NDEAM PR Kit to get involved in raising awareness about disability inclusion in the employment cycle.

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Missed our September 2 “Get Involved” high-level-look webinar about this year’s NDEAM campaign?

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Light It Up for NDEAM!

Light It Up! For NDEAM™ recognizes how 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.

The run up to Light It Up! For NDEAM is on…

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