Taking up the challenge to open its doors for students with disabilities, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines hosted an orientation on “Accessible Reading and Publishing for All, through DAISY, E-Pub and other Adoptive Technologies” for its IT officers, librarians, invited publishers and partners, last Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

Launched by the Resources for the Blind and the National Council on Disability Affairs in sync with PUP Vice President Manuel Muhi, all Speakers rallied ‘equitable access to information’, as a tool to ‘make the right to training and education real” for persons with disabilities.

NCDA Acting ED Carment Zubiaga  PUP-NALLRC Director Divine Pasumbal RBI Technical Specialist Mayette Regala
ATDO President Hiroshi Kawamura Philippine Printing House for the Blind Allan Mesoga

Autism Society of the Philippines Ranil Sorongon

 Assistive Technology Development Staff Mayu Hamada

Vibal Publishing House, Inc. Operations Manager Mr. Chris Datol

Polytechnic University of the Philippines IT Staff John Alcaraz