PUP’s Pitch to Become “PWD-friendly”

March 13, 2013

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
NCDA Acting ED Carment Zubiaga
 PUP-NALLRC Director Divine Pasumbal
PUP-NALLRC Director Divine Pasumbal
RBI Technical Specialist Mayette Regala
RBI Technical Specialist Mayette Regala
ATDO President Hiroshi Kawamura
ATDO President Hiroshi Kawamura
Philippine Printing House for the Blind Allan Mesoga
Philippine Printing House for the Blind Allan Mesoga
Autism Society of the Philippines Ranil Sorongon
Autism Society of the Philippines Ranil Sorongon
 Assistive Technology Development Staff Mayu Hamada
Assistive Technology Development Staff Mayu Hamada
Vibal Publishing House, Inc. Operations Manager Mr. Chris Datol
Vibal Publishing House, Inc. Operations Manager Mr. Chris Datol
Polytechnic University of the Philippines IT Staff John Alcaraz
Polytechnic University of the Philippines IT Staff John Alcaraz

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A. Mabini Awards Nomination Deadline Extended!

March 1, 2013

In an announcement made by A. Mabini Awards Screening Committee Chairman  Arch. Jaime Silva, deadline for submission of nomination has been extended from February 28, 2013 to April 1, 2013.

This event is launched by the Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PFRD), in partnership with concerned government, private and disabled people’s organizations every other year.  Please check out (NCDA website link for details).

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