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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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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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Disability Inclusive Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Family Planning

The First Phase of the training “Disability Inclusive Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Family Planning” is going to be held on 6th-8th June, 2019 in Kathmandu (Hardik Hotel)  where promoters from Kathmandu and Bara district will be participating. Six different disability group of promoters will be participating in the training which will be based […]

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