2017 UTME Guideline

Contact us if you need a copy of this in Braille. 10 things candidates must know about 2017 UTME.  #Jambhelp . This week, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), confirmed that they will begin the sale of forms for the 2017 Unified Matriculation Tertiary Examinations. JAMB also announced some important information and dates to […]

GLAUCOMA AWARENESS.

This week is Glaucoma awareness week. Vision loss in glaucoma is gradual and one may not realize it until too late.  Glaucoma can make a person go blind without warning! Have an eye exam today! Dr. Fatima Kyari Consultant Ophthalmologist Nigeria

#WWRD

This means Workshop on Writing and Reporting on Disability.  It is our unique hashtag designed to impact on how reports and write-ups are done concerning disability. Kindly use it and let us together impact on depiction, reports and attitudes in society. We are still receiving nominations for the workshop. You are welcome to apply if […]

WIVES AND DAUGHTERS OF THE BLIND

great philosopher once said “educate a woman and you  educate a nation”. Yes many blind men are beggars, but from our observations around the country most of them are married to women who are not blind.  This is a very important link in the chain towards reducing poverty in the life and homes of the […]

Our Words, Our Image

Writers, editors, reporters and other communicators strive to use the mostaccurate terminology about people with disabilities.  However, inaccurate,archaic and offensive expressions are still commonly used, perpetuatingnegative stereotypes and beliefs about people with disabilities. We will soon host a 1 day workshop that will provide excellent resources to improve your writing and reporting on disability.  Trend […]