Tag: Disability

Document for re-opening of schools lacks adequate reference for students with...

The MFOPD issued a statement on Monday saying that ‘only the students who need nappy changing and or feeding, and those who need holding came to mind to the professionals who drafted the document.’

PN calls for Covid-19 task force

Partit Nazzjonalista has called for the setting up for a coronavirus task force aimed at addressing the needs of differently abled individuals.

15 new vehicles for persons with disability – Aġenzija Sapport

€325,000 were invested for 15 new vehicles for persons with disability.

“I am just as capable” – athlete with hearing impairment

Matthew Bugeja, a 21-year-old athlete explained that despite his disability, he is just as capable as anyone else. In an interview with Newsbook.com.mt, Bugeja, who has a hearing impairment, spoke about his achievements in gymnastics and athletics.

Disability proof recruitment to EU jobs

To me, European Union membership is all about widening our possibilities as Maltese. Our freedoms and rights as Europeans translate into wider access to opportunities be they in our personal choices, employment or business as citizens and consumers.

“No disabled person should be unemployed” – Agius Decelis

Parliamentary Secretary for Persons with Disability Anthony Agius Decelis stated that he aims that no disabled person is unemployed.An agreement was signed by Aġenzija...

‘New’ ferry equipped with stairlift not lift – CRPD

The Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) has stated that the temporarily rented Gozo Channel ferry ‘Nikolaos’ isn’t equipped with a...

Persons with disability are not enjoying wealth” – Cutajar in Parliament

New PN Member of Parliament Kevin Cutajar was during his first parliamentary discussion when he talked about amending the Ordinance regarding Pensions.Cutajar discussed the...

‘Well-mannered crew’; ‘Disastrous experience’ – What are people saying about Nikolaos?

One of Gozo’s biggest accessibility projects recently has been the hiring of the Nikolaos ferry to support Gozo Channel’s three existing ferries. Although this fourth...

PN has not learnt anything from its losses – Muscat

Prime Minister and leader of Partit Laburista (PL) Joseph Muscat said that if the Partit Nazzjonalista (PN) has not learnt the lesson following ten...