persons with disabilities

Republic Act 10366 Accessible Polling Places for PWDs and Senior Citizens

S. No. 3287 H. No. 5509 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fifteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve. [REPUBLIC ACT NO.


Vice Ganda with Persons with Disabilities and Their Inspirational Song in It’s Showtime

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS9berBIYPU&feature=youtu.be This is the performance of Vice Ganda, Ryan Bang and children with disabilities last October in Showtime’s fifth anniversary. The song lyrics talks about the positive outlook of persons with disabilities despite their situation. Until now discrimination is still


Republic Act 10524 Amending the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability

An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability S. No. 3371 H. No. 5475 Republic of the Philippines


Republic Act 7277 Magna Carta for Persons with Disability

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 recognized term today. However, if this action is not acceptable, or it violates any rules or


Czarinah Michaela Mercado Interview on TV5 Metro Sabado Ako ay Ikaw Rin

From Czarinah Michaela Mercado’s Facebook: When you are thankful for what you have, you are always rewarded with more. And I am indeed thankful once again for this opportunity to speak and to share my life and my dreams. Thank


Blind Models in the Philippines and Their White Cane

The recently concluded 2014 Philippine Fashion Week has given these two blind models, Arhjessa Tagulao Espiritu and Czarinah Michaela Mercado, both visually impaired, a chance to showcase their modeling skills. Using their white cane, they surprised the audience with their


National Registration for Voters with Disabilities in the Philippines on July 20, 2014

People with disabilities The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is stepping up its commitment to disability inclusive elections, with its latest Resolution, dated June 25, 2014, declaring July 20, 2014 as the National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities, in all