Accessibility

This is a section about accessibility. Covering the topics from website accessibility to public facilities.

If you experienced or witnessed a violation, report it by sending an email to National Council on Disability Affairs [email protected].

National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) is the national government agency mandated to formulate policies and coordinate the activities of all
agencies, whether public or private, concerning disability issues. It is tasked to monitor the implementation of several laws to ensure the protection of PWDs’ civil and political rights. These laws include Republic
Act No 7277 (Magna Carta for Disabled Persons), Batas Pambansa Blg. 344 (Accessibility Law), Republic Act 6759 (White Cane Act) and ILO Convention No.
159 (Vocational Rehabilitation of Persons With Disability).


Yahoo Mail Accessibility for JAWS Users

Yahoo Mail Login Page Ten years ago when I first created my Yahoo email account, I think I was in a computer training that time, the interface of Yahoo mail was so simple. It was just a basic web-based email;… Continue reading Yahoo Mail Accessibility for JAWS Users


Republic Act 6759. AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST ONE OF EACH YEAR AS WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Republic of the Philippines CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES Metro Manila Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday the twenty-fourth Day of July, nineteen hundred and eighty-nine. Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of… Continue reading Republic Act 6759. AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST ONE OF EACH YEAR AS WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


Advantages and Disadvantages of Using a Screen Reader Instead of Braille

Braille Embosser

A hand while reading Braille Assistive technology in this modern time really helps the blind to perform his or her task everyday. For example, when checking his or her email, writing a document or simply in using social networks,


Accessible Audio Editor for Visually Impaired Musicians

GoldWave Interface I notice that visually impaired people are not only born musicians but they love to edit their work as well. They don’t just simply record and save their audio file, they also use audio editing software


Blind Netizens Survive

Here is the list of accessible software and websites available for blind netizens. Nnote: I tested some of the websites below for website accessibility and I’m happy to say they are blind friendly at least for me. So if you’re


Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and Their Society

Jeepney Everybody has the right to access and use public places such as restaurants, cinemas and other public facilities. Everybody means including persons with disabilities (PWDs). Unfortunately, not everyone understands it well. And worse, even up to this day, there… Continue reading Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and Their Society


Accessibility Law (Batas Pambansa Bilang 344) and its Amended Implementing Rules and Regulations -Philippines

Note: We have changed the term (disabled persons) to (persons with disabilities) for your convenience and we also believe that it’s now the internationally accepted term today. However, if this action is not recommended, or it violates any rules or… Continue reading Accessibility Law (Batas Pambansa Bilang 344) and its Amended Implementing Rules and Regulations -Philippines