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COVID-19: PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IN DELTA CRY OUT FOR SUPPORT

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Please shareTweetPhysically challenged persons in Delta State have appealed to the government, corporate organisations and good spirited individuals to lend a helping hand to ensure their survival, lamenting neglect especially during this COVID-19 period.While lamenting that their individual challenges have always meant daily hardship for them, the outbreak of the novel virus has practically made

COVID-19: CCD calls for more support for PWDs in Lagos

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The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called for more expansion of the covid -19 palliatives in Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Enugu, Kano and Kaduna State to include more People’s Living with Disabilities (PWDs).

COVID-19 and application of disability laws in Nigeria

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The enactment of Discrimination against Person Disabilities (Prohibition) Act (the Disability Act) marked a paradigm shift in the legally acceptable manner of conducting affairs in Nigeria. It symbolizes a departure from the era wherein the treatment of persons with disability bore no legal consequence in the scheme of things. There is now a new legal regime, and this new reality need be given expression in all affairs, particularly in the current covid-19 response.

This App Helps Deaf, Blind People Access TV Programming and Emergency Alerts

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Please shareTweetThe DiCapta Foundation, an organization that’s part of the University of Central Florida’s Incubator, created an app to help the blind-deaf community tune into television. Maria Diaz, a board member for the nonprofit, said she helped start the foundation and created GoCC4All to help the deaf-blind community. “Being hard of hearing is what got my curious

Poor, Vulnerable, PWDs Left Behind As States Adopt Online Teaching

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Children with disabilities, CWDs are faced with a double challenge during times like this because of their accessibility and inclusivity needs. The online platforms are not accessible to children with visual impairment and teachers do not take cognizance of the various learning dispositions of learners with intellectual disabilities.