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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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Deadline Extended for 6 months Psychosocial counseling

Opportunity for BYAN’s 6 months Psychosocial Counseling training Blind Youth Association Nepal(BYAN) has been conducting the Job preparedness training for past 5 years and working in the creation of employment opportunities for blind and partially sighted youths. This year BYAN is going to organise the professional 6 months Psychosocial counseling training for Blind and partially […]

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  अपाङ्गता भएका व्यक्तिहरुको मर्यादित जीवन यापनका निम्ति सहयोग पु¥याउने उद्देश्यले २०५१ सालमाबनेको सरकारले मासिक रु १००का दरले सामाजिक सुरक्षा भक्ता उपलब्ध गराएको थियो जुन स्वागतयोग्यथियो । तत्कालिन सरकारले सुरुवात गरेको सामाजिक सुरक्षा कार्यक्रमलाई क्रमस दक्षिण एसियाका अन्यमुलुकहरुले पनि अनुकरण गरेका थिए । सरकारको उक्त कार्यको सवैतिरबाट सरहाना हुँदै आएको र सामाजिक सुरक्षा भत्ता पनि […]

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Covid-19 Information and FAQ for persons with visual impairement

1. Are people with sight loss at a higher risk of catching coronavirus as their experience of public environments is often more tactile? Anyone can put themselves at risk through touching things outside of their home environment and then touching their eyes, nose or mouth before thoroughly cleaning their hands. The government guidance is clear […]

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