March Disability Awareness

March Disability Awareness Month

For the past seven years, the City of Fishers and the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability have focused on accommodation, education, and celebration of individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. These efforts were recognized in 2017 by the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities when the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability received the Champions of Inclusion Award.

The Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability’s 2023 Inclusion and Accessibility Awards

Applications are now open for The Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability’s 2023 Inclusion and Accessibility Awards! Nominations are due Friday, January 13, 2023.

2023 Life Without Limits Award

The recipient of the Life Without Limits award is an individual with physical and/or intellectual disabilities who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the community of Fishers by promoting inclusion, independence, and eliminating barriers. Contributions of community life include art, culture, athletics, workplace, education, leadership, and service.

2023 Cornerstone Employer Award

The Cornerstone Employer Award is given to an individual, business, or organization in the Fishers community that has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to providing inclusion, career training, employment, and/or advancement opportunities to persons with disabilities.

2023 Accessibility Award

The Accessibility Award recognizes an individual, business, or organization in the Fishers community that has made exceptional contributions to advocate and/or eliminate barriers in aspects of community life to ensure persons with disabilities can access and participate in programs, activities, and events.

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Life Without Limits Inclusive Community Disability Awareness Month

Ally Toolkit

Learn how you can be an ally for disability inclusion and show your support for this initiative by taking the Ally Pledge, downloading social media graphics, and checking out the digital toolkit and language guide.  

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Events

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