Yes I Can! Award

Yes I Can! Award

The Yes I Can! International Awards Program was established in 1981 to celebrate the achievements of children and youth with disabilities; to encourage children and youth with disabilities to seek their highest potential; and to increase public awareness of the abilities, aspirations, and personal qualities of people with disabilities.Each year children and youth with disabilities are recognized for their accomplishments through the Yes I Can! Awards Program. Yes I Can! Awards nominations will be accepted in the following categories:

  • Academics
  • Arts
  • Athletics
  • Community Service
  • Employment
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Technology

Each individual nominated for the Yes I Can!  Awards Program will receive a Certificate of Achievement personally inscribed with his/her name suitable for framing. Certificates will be mailed for all nominees in each category in February 2018.  The top award recipients will be presented with a plaque at the awards ceremony and luncheon.  


Nomination Forms DUE 11/15/17


2018 Yes I Can Award Nomination Form