Success Stories

The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project

The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project

What is the TEDI project? The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project is a partnership between the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Christoffel-Blinden Mission (CBM) and co-funded by the European Union and CBM. It aims to empower teachers to provide quality education for learners with severe to profound sensory or intellectual impairments through […]

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Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled- ANNUAL REPORT 2018

Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled- ANNUAL REPORT 2018

The voice of rights by Abdul Khaliq Zazai AOAD CEO: As Disability Peer-support advocate Mr. Abdul Khaliq Zazai created the Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled (AOAD) is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization established by Person with Disability in 2007. AOAD works for persons with disabilities and their immediate family members. AOAD is registered with […]

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DISABILITY LESOTHO

DISABILITY LESOTHO

Welcome once again to the edition of Disability Lesotho. Disability Lesotho is a platform whereby persons with disabilities, Disabled People’s Organisations and Individuals are sharing their views on issues of disability. This edition is covering news for the Month of April, 2019. I always ask myself whether persons with disabilities should pay tax or not. […]

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Good practice guide

Good practice guide

Embedding inclusion of older people and people with disabilities in humanitarian policy and practice .Lessons learnt from the ADCAP programme This good practice guide has been developed as part of the Age and Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP), an initiative of the Age and Disability Consortium. The members of this consortium are CBM, DisasterReady.org, Humanity & […]

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Observing World Autism Day

Observing World Autism Day

THE World Autism Awareness Day is observed around the globe on April 2 to raise awareness. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) , autism is a complex nervous system disability which affects normal brain function. WHO said autism usually manifests during the first three years of a person’s life. Autism is described as an […]

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Speech on Inclusive Education-Thembelihle Ngcai

Speech on Inclusive Education-Thembelihle Ngcai

‘Building an empathetic, conscious and sensitive society that embraces difference’ – a speech by Ms Thembelihle Ngcai at the Eastern Cape Inclusive Education Indaba, 14 March 2019. With all protocol observed, good afternoon everyone. My name is Thembelihle Ngcai. Nearly twenty years ago, I was diagnosed with a neuromuscular disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. SMA […]

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Holy Family News

Holy Family News

FAMILY News” to inform in a very concrete way about our reality, our projects and thus create a closer link with the hospital family of Saint John of God. The goal of HFC is not only to inform about what we do, or projects, the impact and realities we encounter, but also to raise awareness, […]

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CBR for Inclusive Education; Cameroon Making Strides

CBR for Inclusive Education; Cameroon Making Strides

Children with disabilities in Cameroon as in other Low and Medium Income Countries (LMIC) experience stigma from birth and are more prone to exclusion, concealment, abandonment, institutionalization and abuse. By Mercy Nyangu Chelsea (Five) was diagnosed with profound hearing impairment and enrolled in Pre-school at home. Her elder brother aged seven also learned Child Sign […]

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