Focus on disabilities

2018-03-21 06:01
At a workshop presented in Kimberley by the National Council of and for Persons with Di­sabilities (NCPD) are, from the left, front: Dennis Eindt (Ikageng Skills Centre), Dorothy-Anne Howitson (chairperson of the Association for the Physically Disabled in the Frances Baard District) and Miemie Higgs (vice-chairperson of the Association for the Physically Disabled in the Frances Baard District); back: Leah Grond (caregiver at Yonder, a non-governmental organisation for adults with disabilities) and Fanie du Toit (manager of public awareness and sensitisation of the NCPD and presenter of the workshop). Photo: Supplied

At a workshop presented in Kimberley by the National Council of and for Persons with Di­sabilities (NCPD) are, from the left, front: Dennis Eindt (Ikageng Skills Centre), Dorothy-Anne Howitson (chairperson of the Association for the Physically Disabled in the Frances Baard District) and Miemie Higgs (vice-chairperson of the Association for the Physically Disabled in the Frances Baard District); back: Leah Grond (caregiver at Yonder, a non-governmental organisation for adults with disabilities) and Fanie du Toit (manager of public awareness and sensitisation of the NCPD and presenter of the workshop). Photo: Supplied

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The National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) presented a workshop at the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley on Tuesday, 6 March.

The aim was to share information about the White Paper on the rights of persons with disabilities and on reasonable accommodation for persons with impairments.

The workshop was presented for the governance structures of non-govern­mental organisations.

The 22 attendees found the course to be very informative.

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