This May, we highlight Mental Health Awareness Month, AANHPI Heritage Month, Water Safety Month, Police Week, and suicide prevention. Our public policy resources include our Autism CARES Act Action Alert, Fact Sheets from the Disability Policy Seminar, President Biden’s Autism Acceptance Month Proclamation, and an article about the shift from awareness to acceptance.

Mental Health Awareness Month

 AANHPI Heritage Month

Suicide Prevention Month

Water Safety Month

Police Week/First Responder

Vaccine Education Initiative (VEI) 

Public Policy Resources

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