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Mary Rose Sagarino 11/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) is offering a free Filipino Sign Language (FSL) class for individuals who are interested in learning FSL, in celebration of the National Deaf Awareness Week. Karen…

Deaf man hit by multicab in Sierra Bullones

Benjie B. Talisic 03/17/2018

A 63-year-old deaf man was declared dead on arrival after he was accidentally bumped by a multicab carrying fish in Sierra Bullones town, Bohol at around 6 a.m. on Friday. The victim was identified as Guillermo Quita,…

SPED student arrested after raping fellow deaf-mute

Norman V. Mendoza 01/23/2017

A SPECIAL Education student was arrested by the police on Sunday afternoon after he was accused of raping his 30-year-old deaf-mute classmate. Rochan Bracero, 20, also a deaf-mute, of Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City, is currently detained pending…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/20/2016

DIY MEAL A customer ordered a spicy ramen and repeated the instructions on how to cook it to the waitress twice. About 15 minutes later, his order arrived. But he was surprised when the waiter told him,…

Youths undergo training in fight against sexual abuse among deaf individuals

PR 11/18/2016

THE Break the Silence project initiated by the Philippine Accessible Disability Services Incorporated (PADS Inc.), in partnership with Canada Fund for Local Initiative, through the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines and the support of Golden Orient…

Triathlete wants to spark deaf kids just like him

08/09/2015

Finishing the  Cobra Ironman 70.3 triathlon was just the start for 30-year-old Batangas-native Lester Lagos. Lagos visited  deaf children at Zapatera Elementary School and high schools in Cebu to start an educational fitness program. “I  was a…

Council backs passage of sign language bill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/10/2015

  Cebu City councilors pledged their support to the deaf community by signing their position paper during last Wednesday’s regular session. Members of the Cebu Association of the Deaf (CAD) attended the council’s session, seeking support for …

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