A child who suffers from a hearing disability may never learn how to speak, only make unintelligible utterances. The ability to hear is crucial in a child’s ability to learn a language and this is why it is important that a mother must be able to identify early on if her child suffers from a hearing disability. One of the first few signs of hearing loss in a child is when they do not respond when called. While a baby may not be able to communicate in terms of words, a child knows the feelings of the parents based on the intonation of their voice. This is true if the baby is able to hear. Aside from being able to hear the sounds, a baby can also “feel” the sound. A distressed mother can express the strength of her emotions through the vibrations made by her voice which many of us take for granted.
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
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:
- Voter’s certificate
- Barangay certificate
- 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.
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
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