The many distractions of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (part 1*)

Have you ever danced to Drake” “In My Feelings” for the Kiki Challenge? If you have, you might have just broken the law.

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) issued an advisory for those who are planning to join the #kikichallenge, or those dancing to the tune of Drakes hit song “In My Feelings”. In their advisory, the DOTr reiterated that violators of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act will be charged with reckless driving, possible revocation of driver’s license and a fine of a minimum of P5,000 to a maximum of P15,000. The Anti-Distracted Driving Act prohibits the use of cellphones and smartphones while driving. Continue reading

Download form for Certification on Disability

Marami po ang nagtatanong sa amin kung papaano makakakuha ng PWD ID. Ito po ang unang certification na kailangan, ang Certification on Disability  (i-click lang po para i download).  Bukod pa po sa certification na ito, kalangan ninyo ng kahit alin sa mga sumusunod:

  1. Voter’s certificate
  2. Barangay certificate
  3. voter’s ID

Ginawa po namin ang update na ito upang malaman ng marami na mas mabilis na paraan ito upang makakuha ng PWD ID kaysa sa magdala kayo ng clinical abstract kung saan minsan mas nagtatagal ang pagkuha ng PWD ID.

I-download lang ang form at papirmahan sa inyong doktor bago isumite sa PDAO.

Robotic Surgery for PWD patients

Many Pinoys with disabilities are already burdened with having to take so much maintenance medication that their livers and kidneys become weaker over time. If the need arises, later in life, for surgery or any invasive procedure, the PWD’s body will not heal as fast. Possibly, the PWD patient may not even benefit from the surgery as the healing process may be compromised. Continue reading

Intersex People: Are they PWDs too?

Did you know that it is improper to call or refer to a human being with sex developmental disorders as a “hermaphrodite”?  The proper term is “intersex” or a person whose body does not fit in the regular medical category of being either male of female. They are “i” in LGBTI.  To refer or label them as hermaphrodite is offensive as this term is only used for lower animal and plant life forms. Continue reading

PWDPhil partners with Angono PDAO for the PWEDe Initiative

Finally, the rain.

With generous assistance from the Rotary Club of Makati Dasmarinas, PWDPhil has partnered with the Angono PDAO, headed by Amormio Vitor for the pilot project of the PWDe Initiative. Continue reading