Area vocational rehab center marks anniversary, urges families to support their PWD family member

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09:39 PM October 8th, 2017

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October 8th, 2017 09:39 PM

FAMILIES of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) joined in the recently concluded founding anniversary of the Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC II).

These PWDs who are active trainees of AVRC II were overjoyed with their family’s presence.

During the family forum, AVRC II center head Eutilla Tahanlangit shared the AVRC’s history and its objectives to the participating families.

“This center aims to develop the PWDs capacity through a comprehensive vocational rehabilitation program which will enable them to acquire practical skills for eventual employment, that is why we provide various courses ranging from massage therapy, electronic motor repair, computer electronics, basic sewing, furniture and cabinet making, commercial cooking and cosmetology,” said Tahanlangit.

“Here in AVRC, we also teach your children or relatives important life skills like proper hygiene, time management, socialization and even Alternative Learning System (ALS) in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd),” Tahanlangit underscored.

She further emphasized that the family support is also important in the rehabilitation of PWDs.

“Bisitahi, tawagan o pangamustahon sad ninyu sila diri aron madasig sila ug mahimong malampuson ilang pag-training (Check on them here or call them, so that they will be encouraged to finish their training),” she added.

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