Beneficiaries of the event include children with intellectual disabilities and hearing impairment, aged 3 to 36 years old
Beating 6 other teams, the country’s first-ever cross-disability dragon boat racing team wins the race with a speed of one minute and 43 seconds
Closed captions will help those who are deaf or hard of hearing experience Facebook Live videos
Meanwhile, a House bill seeks early voting for PWDs and senior citizens within a week before election day
Hello! Here's a round-up of videos from the past week you need to watch
Despite having no legs, Warlito Tumpap works tirelessly at a vulcanizing shop to make ends meet for his family and send his children to school
In spite of their physical disability, they chose to leave the confines of their homes, pick up a paddle, and pursue their passion for rowing
The De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde envisions to fulfill the 2015 Incheon Declaration, which seeks to achieve inclusive education by 2030
Before they can avail of their benefits and privileges, PWDs must first get an identification card from their local city or municipal social welfare offices
Andy Villaruel shows us all how having a disability does not limit him from living his life.
Press release: There's a new PWD-centric website to promote their skills, capabilities, and work preferences in order to find gainful employment
'We must blot out 'dis' in the word disability, for the truest disability we could have is the inability to believe that we all have abilities we could use in achieving our dreams,' says Gerald Ybañez, who took his first step at age 16
In one voting precinct, only 165 votes are cast out of the 450 registered voters due to a VCM malfunction
Persons with disabilities make up 1.4% of the population of Cagayan de Oro City
26-year-old teacher Joseph Villareal serves as big brother and inspiration to PWD student-athletes
For the first time in 59 years, a person with disability led Palarong Pambansa's torch-lighting ceremony – proving that sports isn't only for the able-bodied
Athlete Francis Everesto becomes the first person with disability to be a torchbearer at Palarong Pambansa. He is assisted by Gilas Pilipinas star Terrence Romeo.
Is the sign language inset for the second Comelec-sanctioned presidential debate enough?
The persons with disability community in Cebu hopes its actions will eventually help amplify the sector's voice in national governance
As the Comelec gears up for the elections, some groups are wondering: will they be able to vote?
'Education is so important for me because I want to succeed at something,' types Tuesday Sicadsicad, who is studying to become an IT specialist despite her inability to walk and talk
The office of Vice Mayor Jose Cadiz is working on a software, like Uber and GrabCar, so that PWDs can just be picked up from specific points
Compared to an ordinary tricycle, Marikina’s recent innovation is more spacious to accommodate a passenger on a wheelchair
Despite being born with congenital amputation – a rare condition that affects only one in 2000 babies – 52-year-old Felipe Oquinario has learned to embrace his life
Does your local government recognize the rights of persons with disabilities?
Malls are favorite gathering places of Filipinos. Here's what to do in case you find yourself in a mall during an earthquake
MovePH, as Rappler's civic engagement arm, embraces people who have stories to tell, and helps them with their advocacies
Press release: Two groups partner together to create a livelihood project for persons with disability
Women with disabilities prove that discrimination exists in multiple layers, cutting across class, reproductive health, and disaster response
'Translating disability laws in Filipino would help the public, especially the PWD sector, to better appreciate and understand their rights and privileges,' says National Council on Disability Affairs director Mateo Lee Jr
In Northern Cebu, disability rights advocates find that some persons with disabilities were left in their cages when Typhoon Yolanda battered the region
Based on the 2010 Census, there are 1,443,000 PWDs, comprising 1.57% of the total population, in the country
'Their disability does not mean inability – they can and should be active partners in making communities safer and more resilient'
Press release: The Reconstruction Initiative through Social Enterprise (RISE) was aims to make social entrepreneurship and social enterprise development an important strategy to engage the poor
After initially refusing entry to a disabled person and his guide dog, Robinson's Mall finally makes an exception to its rule and opens its doors
A mall's security guard intercepts a disabled person and his service dog in observance of a house rule against pets inside the mall's premises
Election officers are instructed to designate accessible registration venues, while barangay officials are encouraged to provide transportation for the PWDs
How does the Philippine media represent PWDs? And how can the media become more accessible to them?
The latest statistics from the Department of Social Welfare and Development show that as of 2011 there are over a million senior citizens in poor households nationwide
EO 417 aims to bridge the economic gap that divides persons with disabilities from able-bodied persons
Wendell Corregidor proves that heroism is as simple as wanting to help those in need
A young woman discovers how differently people treat you when you're differently abled
In Caloocan City's Bagong Silang, persons with disability go through the 'trouble' to cast their vote – in the hope that services, and life, will be better
This is an election where more candidates are vying for posts, more voters are expected, and more voting precincts will be utilized compared to general polls
The 2013 polls were more inclusive of persons with disability (PWDs) compared to past elections, but much more needs to be done
Despite its notoriety for election-related violence, Imus residents are pleasantly surprised when voting turns out to be peaceful and orderly
A free concert to encourage PWDs to cast their votes in the coming elections was held Monday, May 6
Rappler interviews King Palisoc, the guest who was refused entrance to a club due to his walking cane