The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) joined the celebration of the 60th Founding Anniversary of the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) held earlier today at the Independence Flagpole, Rizal Park, Luneta, Manila.
NPDC’s Executive Director, Ms. Cecille Lorenzana Romero, in her speech, welcomed everyone to the Stop and Salute event. She said that they have prepared 60 events that will be implemented throughout the year in promotion of the culture of the Philippines.
One of the highlights of the event is the appreciation of their partners and stakeholders. They provided each partner with a certificate that affirmed that sustaining partners are the foundation of their accomplishments. [...]
NCDA recently conducted a three-day GAD training entitled GAD Mainstreaming Disability Inclusive Program. Mr. Raymond Mazo served as our Resource Person. NCDA Officer-in-Charge-Executive Director Dandy C. Victa delivered his opening remarks and welcomed all participants, including Mr. Mazo. [...]
The Philippines as an active participant to the annual Global Information Technology Challenge (GITC) for Youth with Disabilities joined once more this year in a hybrid format. The final round was facilitated in Yeouido Glad Hotel in South Korea. [...]
26 October 2022. The resource speaker from the Department of Education, Assistant Secretary Dexter A. Galban, Office of Asst. Secretary for Youth Affairs and Special Concerns conveyed information, received feedback and directly answered the questions and queries about the Republic Act 11650. This allowed the interactivity of the resource person with the participants of this online event. The webinar was attended by more than 100 participants via Zoom (excluding those who stay tuned at NCDA Facebook page). [...]
The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) employees will conduct a medical mission to its persons with disabilities constituents living or residing in Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City in coordination with Kaagapay ng PWD ng Holy Spirit Inc. (KAAGAPAY) on November 07, 2022. [...]
The Inclusive Development Partners Program Coordinators, Kate Brolley and Ashley Stone paid a visit to the National Council on Disability Affairs for an exploratory discussion to learn more about the learners with disabilities in the Philippines. The team is also looking at how the US Agency for International Development (USAID) can provide interventions with the basic education that will fit into the government’s strategies and vision for inclusive education. # [...]
Leaders from different persons with disabilities organizations formed a Technical Working Group to discuss further the concerns of the sector in transportation, accessibility and proper procedure in acquiring a driver’s license.
The National Council on Disability Affairs Executive Director, Don Fradejas, committed to support the group in achieving the common goal of having persons with disabilities live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life.
The meeting was held at the NCDA Disability Resource and Development Center (DRDC) building last September 01, 2022. [...]
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