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Free LRT1 rides for women with disabilities on Monday, March 26

Mar 24, 2018 - 1:11 PM

This is in celebration of Women with Disabilities Day observed on the last Monday of March

Light Rail Manila Corporation on May 29, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PWDs push for automatic PhilHealth coverage

Dec 04, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The National Council on Disability Affairs says outpatient services should also be included in the coverage

UNIVERSAL HEALTH. Persons with disabilities call for an automatic PhilHealth coverage for their sector.  Photo by George Moya/ Rappler

Online jobs eyed as perfect opportunities for PWDs

Jul 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The National Council on Disability Affairs trains persons with disabilities to make them qualified for job opportunities online

PWD RIGHTS. Persons with disabilities are entitled to the same rights regularly-abled persons enjoy. Rappler file photo

Path to inclusion: La Salle college guides PWD learners

Jan 29, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The De La Salle College of Saint Benilde envisions to fulfill the 2015 Incheon Declaration which seeks to achieve inclusive education by 2030

Local governments urged to prioritize programs for PWDs

Jul 17, 2016 - 3:15 PM

July 17 marks the start of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

PRIOTIZE. July 17 marks the start of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. File photos from Rappler, EPA, and Office of the Vice President

Laws for disabled translated to Filipino

May 26, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Translating disability laws in Filipino would help the public especially the PWD sector to better appreciate and understand their rights and privileges says National Council on Disability Affairs director Mateo Lee Jr

Deputy Executive Director Mateo A. Lee, Jr. (2nd from left) of the National Council on Disability Affairs receives a copy of translated Filipino disability laws from Dr. Banjamin M. Mendillo, Jr. of the Commission on the Filipino Language during the turnover ceremony held at the NCDA Office. Photo from NCDA

The invisible kids of the streets

Dec 19, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Street children with disabilities Ever thought of them?

LOVE. Children staying at Virlanie's Aime Home enjoying a round of videoke during their Christmas party. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

July 20 is national poll registration day for PWDs

Jul 10, 2014 - 3:01 PM

Election officers are instructed to designate accessible registration venues while barangay officials are encouraged to provide transportation for the PWDs

PWD'S AND ELECTIONS. An elderly in crutches makes his way to the polling precinct. File photo by George Moya/Rappler

High hopes for PWD-inclusive election

May 08, 2013 - 10:49 PM

A free concert to encourage PWDs to cast their votes in the coming elections was held Monday May 6