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Uber Manila hires PWD drivers

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Uber Manila yesterday launched a program that fully supports the giving of income generating opportunities to Pinoys with disabilities. Uber Manila’s program already includes certain partner-drivers who claim to be hard of hearing but not totally deaf. These drivers spoke to the media of the benefits of the income they have made from being a ...

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Are we ready for robots teaching autistic children?

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Robots teaching autistic children? I was in a seminar sponsored by the Autism Society Philippines on July 19 at the De la Salle University’s Yuchengco Auditorium. The development of next-gen adaptive and assistive technologies for PWDs was the focus of this seminar and two of De Lasalle’s science professors Clement Ong and John Cabibih...

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City Mall Anabu: PWD-friendly Mall

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I’ve recently visited City Mall Anabu and I have discovered that it must be one of the most PWD-friendly malls in Cavite or anywhere south of Manila.  Many of our Pinoys with Disabilities are prevented from going around, especially wheelchair users, because of the unavailability of proper wheelchair ramps and the failure of mall owners [&hel...

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Step-Up program is open to Pinoys with Disabilities

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The Step-Up program is a scholarship program for those who want to become teachers after graduating from a different degree or those who are already studying education but are unable to finish it because of financial or similar difficulties. This scholarship is seeking PWD applicants. After meeting with representatives of Inc, Philippin...

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Cellphone Accessibility Features for PWDs

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For many years, Pinoys with Disabilities have been struggling with their use of technology and the some of the few tools available are native cellphone accessibility features which many tech companies and enthusiasts have, time and again, failed to highlight and make known. Here is a list of features that the Pinoy with Disability will […]

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On the UN International Day of Persons With Disabilities, we were fortunate to have guested on the CNN Philippines show Serbisyo All Access. It is the public service show of CNN Philippines where they answer questions from the viewers. As a founder of the PWDPhil, I was more than eager to answer questions many of […]

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Come and Sure Taxi Company is looking for PWD employees

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Come and Sure Taxi Company has a two large garages and operates several taxi cabs plying Metro Manila and because of their expansion, Atty Peter Kho, owner of the company has decided to open his doors to Pinoys with disabilities who are honest, loyal and hard-working. His company has two garages; one at 269 Quirino […]

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US Embassy Manila sponsors sports clinic for Pinoys With Disabilities

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Last Wednesday July 1, the US Embassy Manila sponsored a sports clinic for Pinoys With Disabilities. This event was an echo of a similar celebration for the US Americans with Disabilities Act. This event saw some of the PBA’s popular basketball guys from the Alaska Aces coaching and mentoring PWD athletes on how to shoot […]

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