“I only became friendly after I participated in an inter-school competition in 2012. Since then, I became very friendly, true to my "Most Friendly" award which I got when I was in nursery.” – Kenneth
“It may also be the cause of my video game addiction … Sometimes I neglect studies in favor of video games.” – Juliann Baloran, hereafter referred to as LunaticTactician (as he is known for in the gaming community), 18, Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies (BAMS) student at University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU).... Continue Reading →
“…not everyone with a smile on his face is not experiencing something opposite or facing a battle.” – Erel
Bridging Impairments initiator, Aundrea Santiago, and her mother answer questions that she has previously asked UPOU student-PWD participants (and their caregivers).
“Most of my life, I've viewed it as a disability, something that made me lesser, which I had to work hard to make up for. I never even gave a thought to what it could have helped me done.” – Desiree
“I don’t really limit myself with my disability, I just work around it. I don’t want it to define who I am, probably just need some minor considerations.” – Lucky
“I learned how important education is after being out of school youth for 5 years, education pushed me to take [Education Studies] in OU.” – Jester
Ask, Listen, Observe, Help, ask again. Nothing more, nothing less.
March 17, 2018. It was time for our final exams. I haven't been to our campus's main building in months, maybe even years. The examination room was located on the second floor. All I could think about was, "how am I going to get up there?" When I arrived, the guard said she will open... Continue Reading →