Category Archives: Awareness

Words reflect & influence the way we think

A word cloud of terms related to discrimination

Terms like “differently abled”, “my abilities are stronger than my disability”, “the only disability is a negative attitude”, “take the ‘dis’ from disability and focus on the ability” take the daily challenges of persons with disabilities (that are caused by society or the environment) and try to turn them into something they believe is “positive […]

How do different cultures view disability?

In this Heritage Month, it is appropriate that we take a closer look at different cultures and the way they view disabilities. NCPD aligns with the White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2005) (WPRPD) which was drafted from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (1997). The WPRPD […]

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