National Disability Employment Awareness Month


The poster is rectangular in shape with a black colored chalkboard background overlaid with mathematical equations. In the center of the poster, on a diagonal, is a black rectangle bordered by small teal, yellow and red rectangles. It features the 2022 NDEAM theme, “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation,” along with an equation composed of several graphics: a circular photo of a woman in a wheelchair working at a computer with colleagues, followed by a plus sign, followed by a square image of a woman who uses crutches viewing a document with a colleague, followed by an equal sign, followed by a light bulb icon. Across the top of the rectangle in small, white letters are the words National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Along the bottom in small white letters is the hashtag “NDEAM” followed by ODEP’s website address, In the lower right corner in white lettering is the DOL seal followed by the words “Office of Disability Employment Policy United States Department of Labor.”October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year’s theme is “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.”


In recognition of NDEAM, the Council wants to highlight Marylanders with developmental disabilities who are employed in the community.



To have your story considered, please complete this questionnaire by clicking the button below. Submit the questionnaire to by October 15, 2022. If you are selected, we will also share a photo of you, if you agree. We will post your story on the website, Facebook, and Twitter.


NDEAM Questionnaire – Community Stories