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Recipients of free hearing assessment pose together with Sir Don

Free Hearing Assessment

The National Council on Disability Affairs in collaboration with Barangay 171 Bagumbong Person with Disability Association Inc. conducted the Free Hearing Assessment held on September 23, 2023 in Barangay 171 Bagumbong, Zone  15, District 1, Caloocan City. [...] 

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20th Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week Celebration Schedule of Activities

20th Cerebral Palsy and Protection Week

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) joins the Nation in celebration of the 20th Cerebral Palsy  and Protection Week from September 16 – 22, 2023. This year’s theme is “ Taong May Cerebral Palsy Mahalin, Unawain, Isama’t Iugnay Upang Kakayahan At Galing ay Pagyamanin.” Calendar of Activities for the week -long celebration was posted. [...] 

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NCDA participates in plant-run

“Plant-Run” of The Civil Service Commission

The National Council on Disability Affairs attended and participated in the first “Plant-Run” of the Civil Service Commission held in Yes City, Brgy. Cuyambay, Tanay, Rizal on September 17, 2023, as part of the celebration of the 123rd anniversary of the Civil Service in the Philippines. [...] 

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Sir Don poses together with Women with Disabilities advocates

Trainers’ Training Manual On Gender And Equality Focusing On Women With Disabilities

The first rollout of Luzon Cluster participants of the Trainers’ Training Manual on Gender and Equality Focusing on Women with Disabilities was held in Kimberly Hotel, Tagaytay City on September 5 and 6, 2020. This was participated by PDAO officers, Disability Advocates and Gad Focal Persons. NCDA Executive Director Joniro “Don” Fradejas delivered his welcome speech to the guests and participants, while Concurrent OIC Deputy Executive Director, Dandy C. Victa gave the overview of the training. [...] 

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RCDA Central Luzon conducts strategic planning for 2024-2026

Regional Committee On Disability Affairs Central Luzon Strategic Plan, 2024-2026

The NCDA facilitated the development of the Regional Committee on Disability Affairs (RCDA) Central Luzon Strategic Plan, 2024-2026 during the Strategic Planning and Leadership Training organized by DSWD Field Office 3, held on September 4 -5, 2023. The said plan focuses on three priority areas namely (1) Policy Development on Disability (2) Disability Data Collection and (3) Capacity Building. The undertaking was held in Angeles City, Pampanga. [...] 

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NCDA with DOST-MIRDC Team

Department Of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center invites NCDA

On September 4, 2023, National Council on Disability Executive Director Joniro G. Fradejas, represented by Atty. Walter Jason G. Alava (Regional Programs Coordinator) and MJ Dela Pena (MIS, Chief) was invited by the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center headed by Executive Director Robert O. Dizon. He was represented by the Deputy Executive Director Agustin M. Fudolig. [...] 

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Selyo ng Kahusayan sa Serbisyo Publiko Antas 1 naigawad sa NCDA

Representative of NCDA accepts the award given by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino
Binigyan ng pagkikila ng Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) ng Selyo ng Kahusayan sa Serbisyo Publiko Antas I ang Pambansang Sanggunian Ukol sa Ugnayang Pangmaykapansanan (NCDA) bilang pagtalima sa Atas Tagapagpaganap Blg 355 at kabalikat sa paghahatid ng serbisyo publiko gamit ang wikang Filipino. Naganap ang paggawad ngayong araw Agosto 30, 2023 sa Manila Metropolitan Theater, Lungsod ng Maynila at dinaluhan ng mga opsiyal at representante ng iba’t-ibang ahensiya ng pambansang pamahalaan at lokal na pamahalaan. Kinilala ng Komisyon ang naging ambag ng NCDA na maidaos ang Webinar sa Korespondensiya Opisyal hanggang sa pagbuo ng Lupon sa Wikang Filipino (LWF), pagsasalin ng Misyon at Bisyon, at mga pangalan ng Tanggapan. Naging aktibo din ang ahensiya sa paggamit ng Filipino sa ulong-sulat sa mga opisyal na korespondensiya, memorandum, gabay ng kliyente, pormularyo, poster, at brochure. Continue Reading

QC commits to provide employment for Persons With Disabilities

NCDA Executive Director III Joniro “Don” Fradejas expressed his support to the programs of Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte especially in providing employment for persons with disabilities in her locality by signing the Commitment of Support together with Q.C. Mayor Belmonte and Quezon City PDAO Head Ms. Debbie Dacanay. [...] 

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Sir Don together with SSS Batasan Branch Head Marieta Barredo

NCDA avails SSS E-wheel Services

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) availed the e-Wheels services, which were provided by the Social Security System – Batasan Branch last 9 August 2023. This service aims to reach its members within the community by providing services such as an online application for SS numbers for individuals, acceptance of member data change request forms, verification, and other services. [...] 

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