PWD: Senate set to commence full implementation of Disability Act

The Senate has mandated that children with disabilities should not be denied access to schools and public buildings. The Senate has disclosed that the Disabilities Commission has posted sign language interpreters to the National Assembly, to interpret both plenary proceedings and public hearings. This is as it was disclosed that the sign language interpreters will commence its activities from next week. As a call for full implementation of the Disabilities Act, the Red Chamber has...

Reps to amend disability rights act to make provisions for children

The lack of provisionsin the disability rights act to cater for the peculiar needs of children with disabilities in the extant law is a gap the House of Representatives will look to close, says Rep. Dawodu The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Disability, Rep. Bashiru Dawodu, has expressed the desire of the legislature to amend the disability rights act to cater for the peculiar needs of children and other minors living with disabilities. Rep. Dawodu...

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