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Special Education in the Philippines

Special Education in the PhilippinesThat there are over 48 million children and youth living in the Philippines today.And 12% have special needs.97.4% of them do NOT receive appropriate educational services.Fred W. AtkinsonGeneral Superintendent of Education

In 1902, the interest to educate Filipino Children was expressed through...1926 1949 Philippine Association for the Depth (PAD).1956 The first Samar institute for teaching the depth.1957 Department of Education created the Special Education Section.

1958 The American Foundation for overseas blind open its regional office in Manila.1960 Some private Colleges & Universities started to open special education cources in their graduate school.

1962 Training of Teachers at University of the Philippines. 1. Hearing Impairment 2. Mental Retardation 3. Mental Giftedness

First School For Mental Retardation in 1927Welfareville Childrens Village, MandaluyongNational Orthopedic Hospital SchoolFor Crippled children and Youth was establishImportant Laws in Special EducationRepublic Act No. 5250 An Act Establishing a ten year Teaching training programs for teachers of special and exceptional children. Presidential Decree No. 603 In 1975 known as the Child and Youth Welfare Code was enacted. Presidential Decree No. 1509 In 1978, created the National Commission Concerning Disable Persons (NCCDP). It was renamed as National Council for the welfare of Disable Person (NCWDP).Batas Pambansa Bilang 232 Also known as Education Act of 1982. The State shall promote the right of every individual to relevant quality education regardless of sex, age, breed, socio-economics status, physical and mental condition, social and ethnic origin, political and other affiliations.Batas Pambansa Bilang 344 In 1983, The Accessibility Law. An Act to Enhance the Mobility of Disabled Persons.Republic Act No. 6759 In 1989, The Law declared August 1 of each year as White Cane Safety Day in the Philippines.Republic Act No. 7610 In 1992, The Law is An act providing for Strong Deterrence and Special Protection against Child Abuse, Exploitation and discrimination.Presidential Proclamation No. 361 In 2000, set new dates for the National Disabilty Prevention and Rehabilitation.\Republic Act No. 9288 In 2004, known as The Newborn Screening Act of 2004.

Republic Act No. 9288 In 2004, known as The Newborn Screening Act of 2004.Magna Carta for Disabled Persons (Republic Act No. 7277)GODBLESS !!