The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being of persons on the autism spectrum disorder. We envision a society where Filipinos on the spectrum become the best of their potentials -- self-reliant, independent, productive, socially-accepted citizens of an Autism-OK Philippines.

28 March 2011

How to Claim The 20% Discount for PWDs

By: Tiffany Tan, ASP Board Secretary

1. Bring PWD ID to avail of the 20% discount (as stated in RA9442)

2. For medicine discounts, you have to bring the Medicine Booklet

3. For groceries and commodities (5% discount), bring Grocery Booklet

4. Patronize establishments or drugstores that give discounts to persons with disabilities.

5. Visit the NCDA office to avail of free copy of the RA9442, its IRR and lists of guidelines on implementation or click here

6. Educate yourself and family members about the law.

7. Help educate establishments who are still unfamiliar with the PWD ID by giving them a copy of the news clipping. Click here. Usually, they will comply after they are informed.

8. For other establishments who still refuse despite you exhausting all efforts stated above, call National Council for Disability Affairs at the following telephone numbers (632) 951-6401 · Fax: (632) 951-6033 or file a written complaint report with NCDA or your local government unit (DSWD) or mayor's office.

9. Please also remember the Penal Clauses mentioned in RA 9442, are both for violators and abusers. Privileges stated in RA9442, only apply to the PERSON WITH DISABILITY, not the family members and/or friends.

10. Other items that might help you: How to apply for PWD ID in

·Quezon City? Click here

·Pasay City Click here


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