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What is the issue?

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The teaching-learning needs are still to be adapted to the needs of BPS. Use of Braille text books is the main mode of teaching-learning where such text books are reached to the students very lately or even after the completion of particular academic year or students have to barely depend on old text books or need to share a set of text books among 2 or more class mates. The provisions of writing assistant while taking an examination is also an issue that is constantly posing barrier to the BPS students while taking examinations.

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What do we do?

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BYAN does awareness raising, advocacy, capacity building, organizing and networking to promote: accessible and appropriate education for blind and partially sighted; youth empowerment; health rights; employment; disability-centred disaster preparedness and rehabilitation; and to enhance the personal and social skills of BPS persons. We target children and adolescence youth to enhance their daily living, personal management and life skills, including orientation and mobility, washing and sanitation, dressing, self-hygiene etc.

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लोक सेवा आयोगको तयारीमा रहनु भएका सम्पूर्ण दृष्टिविहीन तथा न्यून दृष्टि युक्त परीक्षार्थीहरुका लागि लोक सेवा आयोग तयारी कक्षा संचालन सम्बन्धी अत्यन्त जरुरी सुचना

नेत्रहिन युवा संघ नेपालले भोलि २०७६ साल असार १३ सुक्रबार बिहान ७ बजेदेखि शिक्षा समुह अन्तर्गत प्रबिधिक सहायक (प्रा स)को तयारी कक्षा सञ्चालन गर्न लागेको यहाँहरुबिच सर्बबितितै छ.।तयारी कक्षा नेत्रहिन युवा संघ नेपाल केन्द्रिय कार्यलयको हलमा सञ्चालन हनेछ र तयारी कक्षामा कोही दृष्टिबिहिन ब्यक्ति नछटुन् भन्ने उध्यश्यले प्रत्यक्ष रुपामा उपस्थित हुन नसक्नुहुने परिक्षार्थीहरुका लागि अनलाइन […]

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Masters TOT on SRHR and FP for persons with disabilities in Progress

We are extremely glad that we have started the first phase of Master Training for trainers training in Kathmandu with participants (6 forms of disability, Blind , Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Physical disability, Autism and parents with intellectual disabilities) from Bara and Kathmandu For disability inclusive SRHR and FP policies and program in Nepal in support […]

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Validation Workshop

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is developing a manual (position paper) regarding disability friendly educational policies and practices targeting local level educational authorities and Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs). The manual will be a learning tool for respective authorities to develop disability friendly education and policies in their particular area.  Therefore, BYAN is currently having a […]

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