Category: Information, Education and Communications Division

NCDA Information, Education and Communications Division

Million Volunteer Run 2

The Quezon City local government supports the the “Million Volunteer Run 2” of the Philippine National Red Cross with the PRC-Quezon City Chapter. The public is encouraged to participate and join  the run which will be staged on February 10, 2013, 5:00 am by the PRC-QC Chapter from Commonwealth Avenue to Quezon Memorial Circle. [...] 

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Dream Chase 2013 Charity Fun Run

CereCare Philippines Foundation provides psychological and rehabilitation services, and special education program and rehabilitation services and special education program for children with special needs such as Autism, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and other similar conditions. [...] 

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Young PWD Leaders Launched as Rights Advocates

To develop young leaders with disabilities as rights advocates,  NCDA Director Carmen Zubiaga’s instructions,  Abilympics Champs Virgie Rabino and Raphael Torralba  found their hands full, as Resource Speakers during the 34th NDPR Week.  On two separate occasions, both showed their mettles as budding leaders in their own rights. [...] 

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The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) recently turned-over instructional and information materials to students with disabilities of Batino Elementary School in Quezon City, as part of its continuing campaign to promote the right to education of persons with disabilities as embodied in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Undersecretary Alicia R. Bala (3rd from right) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development who used to be the Officer-in-Charge and currently Alternate Chairperson of the NCDA Governing Board, spearheaded the National Campaign to Promote White Cane project among blind persons especially those studying in the elementary level which subsequently resulted to inclusion of instructional materials for other children with disabilities. Joining her are (from right to left) NCDA Chief Information Officer Rizalio R. Sanchez, Department of Education Undersecretary Albert T. Muyot, Batino Elementary School Principal, Mr. July Villapa, and NCDA Deputy Executive Director Mateo A. Lee, Jr., including students with disabilities from said school.
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P-Noy’s NDPR Week Message

Sagisag ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas




My warmest greetings to the National Council on Disability Affairs, as you
spearhead the 34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation
(NDPR) Week celebration, as chaired by the Department of Labor and
Employment. [...] 

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NCDA Launches National Campaign on White Cane for School Children with Visual Impairment

Undersecretary Alicia R. Bala (center) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and concurrent Officer-in-Charge/Executive Director of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), takes the lead in the launching of a nationwide campaign to promote white cane and its distribution to school children with visual impairment held at the Philippine National School for the Blind (PNSB) in Pasay City. The distribution which also took place at the Batino Elementary School in Quezon City and  Heneral Pio del Pilar SPED Center in Makati City, is a project of NCDA   and DSWD in partnership with the Department of Education to intensify public awareness on the plight of visually impaired persons in the community and  to promote respect and recognition of the white cane as an assistive device. [...] 

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NCDA Joins Two-fold Women’s Month Celebration in Antipolo, Rizal

Led by DSWD Secretary and NCDA Chairperson Corazon “Dinky” Soliman, the NCDA team alongside other agency representatives, made 500 polybags of godon and narra, to help green the devastated Marikina Watershed, in San Juan, Antipolo last March 8, 2012.  One team worked with Sitio Sapinit women while another team worked with women from Barangay Calawis, Antipolo. [...] 

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National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) Deputy Executive Director Mateo A. Lee, Jr. (3rd from left) presents a “PWD-Friendly Website Award” Certificate to Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretary Vilma B. Cabrera in recognition of the Department’s compliance to the Web Accessibility Standards set by the Philippine Website Accessibility Group represented by its President, Mr. Remberto I. Esposa, Jr. (Extreme Left) and the National Computer Center-Information and Communications Technology Office.  The ceremony, which also served as the launching of the DSWD’S PWD-Accessible Website was held last January 20, 2012 at its Central Office.  Others in photo include (from left to right) NCDA’s Project Evaluation Officer Reginaldo Tolentino, DSWD Officer-in-Charge of Management Information Systems Service Felino O. Castro V, and DSWD Webmaster Manuelito C. Bongabong. [...] 

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