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September 20-26 is the International Week of Deaf People

September 15, 2021
Source: Georgia Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Deaf Awareness Week/International Week of Deaf People is a week celebrating Deafness which happens every year on the last full week of September. The whole week focuses on promoting positive aspects of Deafness, raising awareness of organizations that support the Deaf community, and overall social inclusion of Deaf people.

Here are some great resources to get involved and do your part in spreading Deaf awareness.

September 23 is International Day of Sign Languages!

Learn all about it and how you can participate here by visiting the World Federation of the Deaf at

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