Training course on Laws and Policies to Support People with Disabilities on July 12, 2017

Monday, 17 July 2017 01:31

On July 12, 2017, 56 people with disabilities, who live in Ben Cau district, Tay Ninh province, attended a training course on Law and Disability Support Policy of the project “Accessibility for inclusion for People with Disabilities”. The event was organized by the Disability Research And Capacity Development (DRD), in collaboration with the Labor and Social Welfare Department of Ben Cau district, and sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Picture: The trainer presented the Law and Policy for People with disabilities in Tay Ninh Province.

This training has two objectives:

The first goal is to help people with disabilities understand their rights in the areas in which the law takes effect. For this purpose, the content shared during the training was: Disability and disability level; Social Protection; Health care; Vocational training, employment and labor; Education; Social activities and access to and use of public transport works; and information and communications technology.

The second objective is to provide counseling and education for PWDs about their rights. For this purpose, the trainers devoted a quarter of the program time to answer and explain the questions related to PWDs, such as how to properly identify the disability level, the monthly social allowances are suitable with the disability level and the rule of law or not, the use of health insurance cards for medical treatment and health care, tuition exemption and reduction, public access and public transport regulations.

Giải đáp thắc mắc

Picture: The trainer answered the questions of PWDs about law and policy.

Through the questions raised and answered, it can be seen that the rights of people with disabilities, such as certificates of disability, social assistance, health insurance, education, were fully implemented by the Department of Labor and Social Invalids of Ben Cau district. The contents of the training were collected from the Disability Research And Capacity Development's experience in providing legal aid for people with disabilities.

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