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Working to help those with MS

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) is a condition that is not widely talked about in Barbados. Its impact though is no small issue. That was a reality that hit home for Maria Holder-Small following her diagnosis with the condition ten years ago. For the last four years she has been using a […]

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WEDNESDAY WOMAN: All uphill from here

WHEN RACQUEL SPRINGER started to lose her sight, she thought her life was over. That could not have been further from the truth. Springer eventually found the Barbados Association for the Blind and Deaf and today she remarks, “it has all gone uphill from there”. Springer has advanced keratoconus, a […]

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Barbados Special Olympics Coming Soon

Following their stunning performances at the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games, athletes are training and practicing for what is the biggest series of events on the local Special Olympics calendar, the Special Olympics Barbados National Games. Barbadian sports fans will have the opportunity to see, in action, the […]

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Fight for your rights, disabled told

Executive Director of the Barbados Family Planning Association (BFPA), Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland has issued a call to activism within the disabled community, as a group of 20 disabled women begin a three-week training programme on mental strengthening and awareness. The programme is being held by the Women’s Institute on Leadership and […]

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Painting Disabled Parking Bay

Long before the development of the Fully Accessible Barbados (FAB) brand in 2005, the Council has witnessed one particular issue which has emerged as paramount to accommodating Persons with Disabilities conducting their daily affairs –The indiscriminate parking by persons in spaces allocated for persons with disabilities. In addressing this important […]

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New Bus for BCD

On Saturday 10 October 2015, the Barbados Council for the Disabled became the proud new owners of a brand new bus donated by the Trustees of The Maria Holder Memorial Trust. On hand were Mr. Christopher Holder and Mr. Chesterfield Brewster, along with Ms. Donna Clarke – Project Administrator of TMHMT. Once again our members […]

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