Access includes Everyone
Moving the Bar on the Quality of Life
Celebrating 37 Years of Access Awareness Week in Nova Scotia!
2023 Access Awareness Week Nova Scotia
May 28-June 3, 2023
Nova Scotia's Access Awareness Week is about raising awareness and promoting inclusion. We believe in taking action to address some of the most pressing issues facing persons with disabilities. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in our communities.
What We Do
Making A Difference
Formal Proclamation & Flag-raising ceremonies
Reinforcing our Commitment
With accessibility and inclusion always in the forefront, we strive to educate and develop strategies through new partnerships and initiatives on disabilities. Changing the perception and narrative are things that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.
Scholarships for Students with a Disability
Engaging the corporate and private sectors
Through NS Access Awareness Week, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts. Education is particularly challenging for students with a disability but through community empowerment and sponsors we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Mel Hebb Hourglass Action Awards
Recognizing Disability Champions
With inclusion and equitable access always in mind, we strive to recognize the work being done by community champions. Accessibility and inclusion are things we take very seriously, and our champions are working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about the Mel Hebb Hourglass Action Awards.
Communities take a Leadership Role
Throughout Access Awareness Week, organizations in both the private and public sector take a leadership role and host events in their communities to raise awareness about accessibility and inclusion. Through community empowerment, events large and small facilitate conversations and actions for progress. We are always striving to make a difference and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”
Keith Gelhorn, CEO & Founder of ADDvocacy ADHD & Life Skills Coaching Ltd., speaks on the challenges neurodiversity presents