Meeting dates, coffee mornings, various events
Please note not all events listed here will be ran by SWCPCC, please contact the organisers direct, as stated on each entry.  Thank you
 
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  1. World Purple Day for Epilepsy
    Mar 26
    World Purple Day for Epilepsy
    Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last year, people in dozens of countries on all continents including Antarctica participated in Purple Day! http://www.purpleday.org/
  2. Young Carers Awareness Day
    2019
    Young Carers Awareness Day
    Young Carers Awareness day was Jan 25th 2017 - 2018 date TBC https://carers.org/young-carers-awareness-day-2018
  3. Autism Awareness Week
    Mar 26 Apr 2
    Autism Awareness Week
    Each year, in the week leading up to World Autism Awareness Day, the public are encouraged to take part in World Autism Awareness Week
  4. World Autism Awareness Day
    Apr 2
    World Autism Awareness Day
    World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on the 2nd of April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139. World Autism Awareness Day”, passed in council on November 1, 2007, and adopted on December 18, 2007. It was proposed by the United Nations representative from Qatar, Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, Consort of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, and supported by all member states. This resolution was passed and adopted without a vote in the UN General Assembly, mainly as a supplement to previous UN initiatives to improve human rights. Since its inception autism awareness and research around the world has increased as a result[
  5. National Epilepsy Week
    May 15
    National Epilepsy Week
    TBC
  6. Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week
    TBC
    Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week
    Chromosome disorder awareness is a week when Unique will be working to raise awareness and understanding of chromosome disorders. http://www.rarechromo.co.uk/html/home.asp
  7. Carers Week
    June 11-17
    Carers Week
    Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention to just how important caring is. http://www.carersweek.org/
  8. Jeans For Genes Day
    Sept 21
    Jeans For Genes Day
    Jeans for Genes Day is the annual fundraising campaign for Genetic Disorders UK, the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by a genetic disorder. Monies raised on Jeans for Genes Day fund the work of the charity and provide grants to organisations for projects that aim to transform the lives of children with genetic disorders. http://www.jeansforgenesday.org/
  9. World Cerebal Palsy Day
    Oct 6
    World Cerebal Palsy Day
    World Cerebral Palsy Day is a social movement, of, by and for the CP community. Our vision is to ensure that everyone with CP has the same rights, access and opportunities as anyone else. Our campaign empowers you take action locally and, in doing so, help to build the global movement for change. https://worldcpday.org/our-campaign/
  10. Dyspraxia Awareness Week
    Oct 9-15
    Dyspraxia Awareness Week
    https://dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/fundraising-appeal/
  11. World Mental Health Day
    Oct 10
    World Mental Health Day
    Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10 October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2017 is workplace wellbeing. So whether you're an individual looking to boost your own wellbeing or an employer seeking advice on supporting your staff, we've got a range of ways you can get involved. https://www.mind.org.uk/get-involved/world-mental-health-day/?gclid=CjwKCAiA15vTBRAHEiwA7Snfc_PXn75HIPq0O28i0AYRlJc5kaPRHZQF8x-0bfxlnP3QlqakY-aGNhoC7_IQAvD_BwE#
  12. Epilepsy Action National Tea Break
    Oct 20
    Epilepsy Action National Tea Break
    This October, hundreds and thousands of people, will be rolling out their best bakes and popping the kettle on for an Epilepsy Action Tea Break. Join them by organising a coffee morning at work, a tea party for friends and family or by asking your child's school to hold a bake sale. https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/support-our-work/tea-break
  13. Carers Rights Day
    Nov
    Carers Rights Day
    Carers Rights Day to bring organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to. Date to be confirmed https://www.carersuk.org/news-and-campaigns/carers-rights-day
  14. International Day of Persons with Disabilities
    Dec 3
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities
    The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.