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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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Search Is On for Apolinario Mabini Awards 2013


**Presidential A. Mabini Award
**PWD of the Year
**PWD Group of the Year
**Local Government Unit of the Year
**Rehabilitation Volunteer/Group of the Year
**Employer of the Year 
**PWD Friendly Establishment
**PWD Media Advocate of the Year
•PWD Media Advocate
• PWD Media company Advocate
•PWD Media Program
**Website Accessibility Award

Nomination Procedure:1. Anyone can nominate individuals or groups to any category provided they fit the criteria. Self-nomination will not be accepted.
2. A member of the organization cannot nominate his/her own group.
3. Nominators will be asked to fill out the required forms and submit requirements on or before February 28, 2013.Forms can be downloaded from the PFRD website
4. Nominators can work with the nominees in accomplishing required papers.
5. Narrative and attachments should not exceed 20 pages.
6. None-paper attachments such as DVDs or CDS can be submitted as well.

You can send the accomplished nomination forms (2 sets) to the PFRD Office Suite 27, 2nd Flr., The Columbia Tower Ortigas Avenue, […] 

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CBR and Research: Pre-Congress Workshop

On the occasion of second Asia Pacific CBR Congress that will be held in Manila (Philippines) from 29 November to 1 December 2011,  (AIFO/Italy in collaboration with WHO/DAR and CBM) organized a pre-congress workshop on “Conducting research in CBR”. It will be held at hotel Pearl Manila on 27 and 28 November 2011.

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5th Search for Outstanding JICA Ex Participants

We are very pleased to invite you to join our Search for Outstanding JICA Ex-participants by nominating a candidate in any of the following categories:

• Arts Culture & Education
• Health and Safety
• Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources
• Administration & Governance
• Information and Communication Technology
• Social Work/Community/Service
• Finance/Business/Economics
• Research and Development

This nationwide search, which is now on its fifth year aims to give recognition to participants/recipients of Overseas Technical Cooperation Agency (OTCA) and or Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – sponsored training, who have provided significant contribution in nation building as a result of knowledge gained from their training in Japan. The criteria for the awards as follows: (a) excellence in their respective fields of specialization; (b) contribution in the progress and development of our country as a result of training and studies in Japan; (c) contributions to the strengthening of the cooperation between Japan and the Philippines.

Deadline for the submission of nomination is on September 30, 2011, but it will be appreciated if you could submit as early as possible by using the required forms. All information is also available and downloadable at and you can send queries through email addresses / .
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Search is On for 2011 Apolinario Mabini Awards

The Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PFRD) Inc., has launched its search for the 2011 Apolinario Mabini Awards with culmination rites slated in July 2011. This event was named after the Sublime Paralytic Apolinario Mabini, whose disability has not stopped him to become a national icon and creative genius of the Philippine Revolution.

The Apolinario Mabini Awards aims to recognize individual persons with disabilities (PWDs), groups, organizations and professionals who have made remarkable marks in their chosen fields or have rendered outstanding services with impact on citizens with disabilities on a national scale.

The different categories that are up for grabs are as follows:

1. Disabled Filipino of the Year;
2. Disabled Group of the Year;
3. Employer of the Year;
4. Disabled-Friendly Establishment;
5. Local Government Unit of the Year;
6. Rehabilitation Volunteer of the Year;
7. Mabini Presidential Award; and
8. Media Advocate of the Year- this is a new category for personalities/groups/institutions in the tri-media who have made significant advocacy for the rights and welfare of PWDs. This is in conjunction with the “UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (UN CRPD).

Interested parties can get nomination forms at PFRD, which can be contacted for details at telephone number 725-0093 or through their email address
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UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities


The States Parties to the present Convention,

a. Recalling the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations which recognize the inherent dignity and worth and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, […] 

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disability resource and
development center (DRDC)

Accessibility Under One Roof

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Accessibility model hub

DRDC is envisioned to model for the creation of inclusive physical environment, policies and programs for their constituents with disabilities which should be replicated in their local government units. [...] 

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Employment Opportunities

Request for Publication of Vacant Positions
We hereby request the publication of the following vacant positions, which are authorized to be filled, at the NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY AFFAIRS in the CSC website:
Administrative Officer V – HRMO III
Date: 14 November 2023
Position Title (Parenthetical Title, if applicable) Plantilla Item No. Salary/ Job/ Pay Grade Monthly Salary Qualification Standards Place of Assignment
Education Training Experience Eligibility Competency (if applicable)
Information Officer V INFO5-40 24 90,078 Master's Degree OR Certificate in Leadership and Management from the CSC 40 hours of supervisory/ management learning and development intervention undertaken within the last 5 years 4 years of supervisory/ management experience Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility Information, Education and Communications Division, NCDA Office, Quezon City
Administrative Aide VI (Mechanic II) ADA6-38 6 17,553 High School Graduate or Completion of relevant vocational/trade course None required None required Mechanic (Automotive Servicing) (MC No. 10, s. 2013-Cat.II) Finance and Administrative Division, NCDA Office, Quezon City
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Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than November 30, 2023.
1. Application letter (specifying the position applied for, with item number and its date of publication);
2. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture  and signature (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) with Work Experience Sheet which can be downloaded at;
3. Scanned copy or photocopy of Performance Rating in the last rating period for government employees or its equivalent for external applicants (if applicable);
4. Scanned or photocopy of Authenticated Civil Service Certificate of Eligibility or Professional License/PRC Rating
5. Scanned or photocopy of Certified Copy of Transcript of Records AND Diploma
6. Scanned or photocopy of training certificates
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:
Administrative Officer V – HRMO III
Isidora St. Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City

View the electronic copy submitted to the Civil Service Commission here.

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Services of Member Agencies

Here is the list of member agencies that compose the National Council on Disability Affairs. Click on each logo to go to agency’s official page to view their programs and services related to the concerns of Filipino Persons With Disabilities.   [...] 

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NCDA commences Trainer’s Training on Gender Equality focusing on Women with Disabilities

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Extraordinary Filipinos With Disabilities Awardees 2023


Extraordinary Filipinos With Disabilities Awardees

Introducing the 2023 NCDA Extraordinary Filipinos with Disabilities! 

These Filipinos exemplify unparalleled dedication in championing the rights and well-being of individuals with disabilities, leading by example. [...] 

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Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC) 2022 Winners

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.

This year, this Philippines won a total of five gold medals and three bronze medals.

The competition strengthened the capability of youth with disabilities. In preparation for the GITC, the participants attended the 2nd National IT Boot Camp that was staged in partnership with the with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Youth Commission.

The awarding was held online via zoom last November 16, 2022.

The competition categories and WINNERS are as follows:

eCreative_Smart Car Challenge – To evaluate the skills to use Scratch program for self-driving car programing(coding)

Best Award Winners (Team John Christian Ballesteros):


ELifeMap Challenge – To evaluate the skills to search and utilize information dealing with problems of daily life using Internet

• Best Award Winner:

• Good Award Winner:

eTool_PPT Challenge – To evaluate the skills to make and edit presentation slides using PowerPoint

• Good Award Winner:

eContents Challenge – To evaluate the skills to make and edit video dealing with specific topics creatively

• Good Award Winner:

Congratulations to all the winners!

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Responsive To Your Needs

We are inspired to do better for the sector of persons

with disabilities when we are able to respond to their call. […] 

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NCDA leads the nation in the observation of the World Autism Awareness Day

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) leads the nation in celebrating the 14th World Autism Awareness Day according to Nations General Assembly (A/RES/62/139) declaring April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) every year to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of persons with autism spectrum disorder so they can lead full meaningful lives as an integral part of the society.

This year’s world theme is

“Inclusion in the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic World”. […] 

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