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Wheelchair warriors a hit

THE fans who stayed away missed a treat. Wheelchair bodybuilding made a rousing, historic first appearance in Barbados at the season opening Flex Championships on Saturday night at the Derrick Smith Vocational School in Jackmans, St Michael. Exemplying courage and defying all odds, the wheelchair competitors, spearheaded by a razor-sharp […]

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Not enough done for disabled – BCD

Don’t dictate to us. That’s the message from the Barbados Council for the Disabled to government and all other decision-makers in society as that organisation ends the year with an appeal for more efforts at inclusiveness to accommodate in the mainstream of life on this island. Delivering brief remarks at […]

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3 rd Annual Dorien Pile National Literary Competition

The Barbados Council for the Disabled is pleased to invite your Organization’s participation in the 3 rd Annual Dorien Pile National Literary Competition 2018. Mrs. Dorien Pile GCM – Former Educator and Principal of the Combermere School, played an integral role in establishing Programs within the Council which focused on […]

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Making disability the business of all

‘Tourism is everybody’s business’ goes the slogan of Barbados’ number one economic sector, but based on the numbers it can be argued that disability is also everybody’s business. An average of one in every 24 people has some form of recognized physical disability. This makes getting all Barbadians in tune […]

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Weekes: Make public buses disabled friendly

The disabled community is appealing to the authorities to do all that is possible to make it easier for them to get around on public transportation. President of Wheelchair Foundation of Barbados Inc Lionel Weekes said this morning it was time that the public transportation system was equipped to accommodate […]

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