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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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Blessed by kind Generosity

The Barbados Council for the Disabled continues to be blessed by the kind generosity of the Barbados Overseas Nurses Association (BONA) based in the United Kingdom. Over BONA’s three (3) year of partnering with the Council, funds donated have been channeled into Programs which benefited Children with Disabilities. These Programs […]

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Honoring a Stalwart

Mrs. Dorien Pile is one of those rare humanitarians who depicts the ethic of kindness, benevolence and empathy that extends universally and impartially to all human beings who crosses her path. The Barbados Council for the Disabled is indebted to this remarkable woman who has played an important role in […]

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A Tradition of Commitment & Service

The legacy of the Barbados Council for the Disabled has been built by a core of volunteers who have over the years committed their human and physical resources towards creating a platform whereby the voices of Persons with Disabilities can aggregate confidently for their rightful place within our Society.  It […]

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Welcome Home, Special Olympics Team

The Special Olympics Barbados team had a wonderful experience at the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. In addition to making Barbados proud by capturing 8 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals, the athletes became unofficial ambassadors for their country. Everywhere they went in California, whether it was […]

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Prison Officer Joins the Relay Run

On Monday, July 13, the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg for the Special Olympics World Summer Games set off from the State Capital Building in Sacramento, California. Among the 126 runners from 23 countries, making the trek across California to the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World […]

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Job Hunt Difficult for Disabled

There are many well-trained Barbadians with disabilities, some university graduates with honours degrees, who are having difficulty finding employment within the mainstream economy, according to the head of the Barbados National Organization of the Disabled (BARNOD). “Frustration has really come among disabled members who think that they have reached tertiary […]

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