August 28, 2023

Resources for September Observances

Various organizations, states, and nations recognize a number of observances each month. Resources help parents, caregivers, and child care professionals acknowledge and navigate them.

Here is a list of resources for September observances:

Month-Long Observances

Attendance Awareness Month

Baby Safety Month (BSM)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Weeks of Recognition

September 17 – 23 was Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

Days of Recognition

September 6 was National Read a Book Day

September 26 was National Family Day