Tag: CRPD

Here to serve, Scicluna delivers first speech

In his first address, Scicluna noted that increasing pensions is not enough if the quality of life does not improve.

Watch: Oliver Scicluna to be co-opted as MP

The discussion will be held this evening

Online learning excludes most children with disability, says CRPD Commissioner

The CRPD Commissioner stated that while online learning can be offered to those children who can benefit from it, this solution is not suitable for everybody and leaves out a large population of disabled children.

Support for students with disability cut off due to Covid-19 –...

Commissioner Scicluna said that Covid-19 school measures cannot be provided at the expense of students with a disability or those requiring specific support.

UĦM directives impacting children negatively – CRPD

The commission called on the government to find an equitable solution for its employees. It also appealed to the common humanity of those involved and thanked those therapists who have been providing emergency services.

eCabs launches free hospital transport service for eligible wheelchair users

eCabs has expanded its fleet to include a fully-equipped van with a motorised lift, capable of serving both wheelchair users and passengers accompanying them.

CRPD welcomes revised Housing Authority Disability Scheme

The Housing Authority’s Disability Scheme has been revised with the aim to better address the needs of persons with disabilities. The Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) said that it is pleased to collaborate with the Housing Authority to help improve the lives of disabled persons in Malta.

Watch: Growing up with autism was a challenge and an opportunity...

In an interview with Newsbook.com.mt, Blaine spoke about the challenges he faced and his passions.

Only 12.5% of commercial outlets on Sliema and Gżira front physically...

Only 12.5% or 42 out of a total of 334 commercial outlets on the Gżira/Sliema seafront are physically accessible.

Watch: Most reports are related to lack of access – CRPD...

The Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) Oliver Scicluna said that the highest number of reports that his office receives are...