For the first time, the City of Zamboanga provided cash aid to persons with disabilities.
Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill seeking to provide a P2,000 monthly pension to persons with disabilities (PWDs) who don’t have work or receive support from their relatives.
Senator Cynthia Villar has suggested making toilets allotted for persons with disability (PWD) open to transgender individuals to avoid discrimination when they go to either the men’s or women’s restrooms.
Iminungkahi ni Senadora Cynthia Villar na habang hindi pa nareresolba kung dapat ba na ipagamit ang CR ng babae o sa mga bakla at CR ng lalaki sa mga tomboy o miyembro ng LGBT pansamantala munang ipagamit ang CR ng PWDs sa kanila matapos ang insidente ng pagkakaaresto sa LGBT dahil sa pagpupumilit na gamitin ang CR ng babae.
Sen. Sonny Angara on Sunday said the education of children with special needs and disabilities should be integrated in regular classes and be made free in public schools nationwide.