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RA 10754 implemented on Dec 23, 2016

Posted by adminrp in Benefits and perks, Updates with 24 Comments

December 23, 2016 is the first day of implemention for RA 10754, the new law expanding the government benefits of persons with disabilities (PWD).  This means that all provisions of RA 9442, an update to the original RA 7277 or the Magna Carta for Persons with Disabilities, are maintained PLUS the following benefits:

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Nonoy Zuniga serenades PWDs at CityMall Tiaong

Posted by adminrp in events with 1 Comments

Last December 10, PWDs (persons with disabilities)  and senior citizens of Tiaong, Quezon trooped to CityMall in Tiaong, Quezon to listen to crooner, entertainer and fellow PWD Nonoy Zuniga in a show for the benefit of PWDPhil.com Nonoy Zuniga first started his singing career as vocals for the Birth Control band back in the late […]

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Uber Manila hires PWD drivers

Posted by adminrp in PWDs in the workplace, tech for PWD with 11 Comments

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?

Posted by adminrp in tech for PWD with No Comments

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

Posted by adminrp in awareness, Pinoys with Disabilities with No Comments

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

Posted by adminrp in awareness with 7 Comments

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 PWDPhil.com Inc, Philippin...

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Cellphone Accessibility Features for PWDs

Posted by adminrp in tech for PWD with 2 Comments

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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PwdPhil.com on CNN Philippines

Posted by adminrp in awareness, Pinoys with Disabilities with 11 Comments

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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