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#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, April 16-22, 2018

Apr 22, 2018 - 1:14 PM

From a must-watch documentary on fake news to Albayalde's speech as incoming PNP chief to Cole Sprouse

Mimaropa’s SPED athlete joins Palaro 2018 against all odds

Apr 17, 2018 - 3:53 PM

Puerto Princesa's Leo Lee Cornel, a SPED athlete, plans to dedicate his future victory in the games to his older brother

SPED ATHLETE. Leo Lee Cornel smiles ahead of his 200-meter dash race at the Palarong Pambansa 2018 Special Games on April 17. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Beyond lessons, special educators spread hope among SPED learners

Oct 10, 2017 - 12:57 PM

Proving that there are no limits to learning, Hilarion Daen Jr. and Edna Blacer are teaching SPED students at Rawis Elementary School despite their own difficulties – Hilarion is hearing-impaired while Edna is nearly blind

SPECIAL EDUCATION. Teacher Hilarion handles kindergarten pupils with hearing deficiencies. All photos courtesy of the Rawis Elementary School

Japanese teacher boosts livelihood capacities of SPED graduates in Bohol

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:28 AM

A former JICA volunteer Akiko Sugiyama goes back to Bohol to establish a livelihood training center for SPED graduates

INCLUSION. Japanese teacher Akiko Sugiyama teaches PWDs in Dauis, Bohol. Photo from JICA

SPED coach: 'Understand, be patient with special athletes'

Apr 25, 2017 - 9:52 AM

A number of unsung heroes will be working behind the scenes in the Palarong Pambansa 2017 They are the SPED athletes’ coaches and mentors like Stephanie Cedanio

UNSUNG HEROES. Coaches of SPED athletes are just some of the unsung heroes in Palarong Pambansa 2017

My jeepney ride with Loribeth

Dec 04, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The story of how a person with autism guided me in commuting in a city I don t know

Cavite, Cebu schools prepare PWDs for employment

Nov 20, 2016 - 5:30 PM

These two special education centers equip their students with skills needed for livelihood opportunities

LEARNING INDEPENDENCE. Schools in Cavite and Cebu City train their kids with livelihood skills. Photos by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Robredo wants SPED centers in all public schools

Jul 18, 2016 - 7:45 PM

The ability to get a good education early on in life will mean the difference between exclusion and inclusion says Vice President Leni Robredo

INCLUSIVE SOCIETY. Vice President Leni Robredo wants to build communities that also cater to the needs of children living with disabilities who are among the country's marginalized sectors. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

A long way to go for special education

Feb 23, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Ideally every public school should have a special education program – but the DepEd still has a long way to go

PASSION FOR SPED. Feliciano Sante, 36, says his love and passion for SPED make him stay. Photo by Lizly Edralin Pimentel Ventura, retrieved from Sante's Facebook

Making friends in jail: A mobile teacher's story

Sep 28, 2013 - 11:19 PM

Mobile teacher Irene Barzaga calls the Quezon City jail her baby the source of her fulfillment

GUIDE. Teacher Irene Barzaga oversees her students as they write essays during class. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Special athletes play bocce, go beyond expectations

May 11, 2012 - 9:25 AM

For Region 1 the field of special games has been a forte in Palarong Pambansa

SMART SPORT. Bocce veteran Judel helps their team win against Zamboanga. Julienne Joven.

Special kids get higher DepEd budget

Apr 07, 2012 - 2:16 PM

The Department of Education boosts its budget for elementary Special Education centers by over 50