Filipino Deaf from the Eyes of a Hearing Person

Issues, activities, experiences and technologies about Deaf People in the Philippines

February 20, 2009
by jojomccid

Disabled Pinoy Congressional Party Launched

As the 2010 national elections is fast approaching, the Alyansa ng may Kapansanang Pinoy, Inc. (Alliance of Filipinos with Disabilities) launched the Disabled Pinoy Party (DPP), a political party list of Filipinos with disabilities, last February 16. Alyansa ng may … Continue reading

February 13, 2009
by jojomccid

List of cities and provinces issuing IDs for persons with disabilities

Republic Act 9442 or the amendment of Magna Carta for the Disabled Persons and for Other Purposes (RA 7277) states that a Person with Disability shall be entitled to the following: Twenty percent (20%) discount from all establishments like hotels, … Continue reading

February 10, 2009
by jojomccid

My Sandi Patty Philippine concert frustration

Aside from her heavenly brand of gospel music, Sandi Patty sometimes use sign language on her songs. I read in one of her biographies that she often include a sign language interpreter in all of her concerts. She has a soft heart for the deaf people. One example is her wonderful rendition of “We Shall Behold Him” (see YouTube video). Continue reading