EtymologyEMPLOYMENT:Equal Opportunity for EmploymentSheltered EmploymentApprenticeshipVocational Guidance and CounselingImplementing Rules and Regulations-DOLE,DSWD and NCWDP
EDUCATION LEGAL BASIS• Access to Quality Education• Assistance to Disabled Students• Special Education• Vocational or Technical and Other Training Programs• Non-Formal Education• State Universities and Colleges
HEALTH• a) prevention of disability, whether occurring prenatally or postnatal;• (b) recognition and early diagnosis of disability; and• (c) early rehabilitation of the disabled.
AUXILIARY SOCIAL SERVICES• assistance in the acquisition of prosthetic devices and medical intervention of specialty services• development among disabled persons of a positive self-image through the provision of counseling, orientation and mobility and strengthening daily living capability;
TELECOMMUNICATIONS Telephone Services Broadcast Media Free Postal Charges for the Disabled
ACCESSIBILITY• Barrier-Free Environment• Mobility• Access to Public Transport Facilities
POLITICAL AND CIVIL RIGHTS• System of Voting• Right to Assemble• Right to Organize.
HEADLINES!!!• Public warned anew: Ridicule of PWDs now a crimeBy Florence F. HibionadaSource:http://www.thenewstoday.info/2007/08/03/public.warned.anew.ridicule.of.pwds.now.a.crime.html
PENAL CLAUSEViolators stand to be fined from P50,000 toP200,000 while foreigners shall be deportedimmediately after service of sentence withoutfurther deportation proceedings.
• cancellation or revocation of the business permit, permit to operate, franchise and other similar privileges granted to any business entity that fails to abide by the provisions of this Act," excerpts of RA 9442
• Any person who abuses the privileges granted herein shall be punished with imprisonment of not less than six (6) months or a fine of not less than Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00)
Privileges under Magna CartaPublic accommodationsPriority lanes
NCDA AO No. 1, s. 2008 Asa pwede magparehistro?Opisina sa mayorOpisina sa barangay chairmanNCDAOpisina sa DSWDMga organisasyon nga adunay MOA sa DOHDOH online registrationwww.doh.gov.ph/pwd registry
LEGAL BASIS• Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has signed Republic Act 10070, a law establishing the institutional mechanism to ensure the implementation of programs and services for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in every province, city and municipality, as envisioned by RA 7277 or the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons.
Legal Basis 2.0• The law mandates the creation of Persons with Disability Affairs Office [PDAO] in every province, city and municipality with the local chief executive appointing a PWD affairs officer to manage and oversee the operations of the office. Priority shall be given to a qualified PWD to head and man the office in carrying out the f functions: