World Day of The Deaf - September
Sun, Sep 25, 2022

World Day of The Deaf

World Day of The Deaf is celebrated every year on the last Sunday of September, in 2022 this day falls on September 26th. The mission of the holiday is to recognize and consolidate the rights of the deaf, to call on public and state organizations to protect the rights of people deprived of the opportunity to hear. In addition, World Day of The Deaf emphasizes the importance of sign languages, the need for them to be learned by all people.

History

The holiday was established on the initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf in 1958 and is celebrated on Sunday of the International Week of the Deaf. This day requires the attention of state and public organizations, charitable foundations, medical institutions and every person. Supporting the deaf community is something we should strive for and should not forget about.

Interesting Facts

  • World Day of The Deaf demonstrates the achievements of deaf people, draws public attention to the results of their work. Raises people’s awareness of the problems that deaf people face and helps them find their place in life.
  • The holiday attracted the attention of millions of people around the world, thanks to this day, many learned that many healthy people are at risk of preventable hearing loss – there are about 1 billion of them.
  • World Day of The Deaf also calls for paying close attention to habits that can impair hearing acuity or completely deprive a person of the ability to hear.
  • The UN is seriously concerned about the problem of hearing loss, the spread of diseases that lead to deafness. The main cause of deafness is loud noises.

How to celebrate

Promote the rights of deaf people, which help them to adapt more easily and quickly in society, to achieve success. Learn sign language, it turns out that there are a lot of them, there is even an international one that deaf people use when they communicate with foreigners. Support community and charitable organizations that care for people who have lost their hearing.

When is World Day of The Deaf celebrated in 2022?

World Day of The Deaf is observed on the last Sunday of September each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Sunday September 25 2022
Sunday September 24 2023
Sunday September 29 2024
Sunday September 28 2025
Sunday September 27 2026

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