Second phase life skill development orientation

    November 23rd, 2020

    Parents/caregivers of children with disabilities tend to have low self-esteem and often ponder on their child’s abilities. Having a notion that a child cannot do anything at all or trying to make them perfect are some of the causes that results in delay in progress or deteriorating of one’s... readmore

    Workshop on capacity development of women networks to enhance the participation of women with disabilities

    November 17th, 2020

    The workshop on capacity development of women networks to enhance the participation and inclusion of women with disabilities was conducted on 13th and 14th November 202 organized by DPAB, ABS, Draktsho, Bhutan Stroke Foundation, Phensem supported by UNDP. The participants shared the barriers of different types of disabilities especially... readmore

    Support services during COVID-19 pandemic

    October 19th, 2020

      District Coordinators and Assistant District Coordinators in collaboration with the District Administration initiated the delivery of essentials to the identified beneficiaries in t 5 Dzongkhags with the intention to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was supported by BMZ/DAHW. readmore

    Distribution of Special Movement Pass

    August 26th, 2020

    ABS supporting in the distribution of Special Movement Pass for persons with disabilities along with Desuup. SOP for Special Movement Pass (Source- Thimphu Desuups for Covid-19 Facebook Page) For people with disabilities The holder of the Special Movement Pass cannot come out alone, and has to be accompanied by... readmore

    News coverage in Kuensel

    August 26th, 2020

    ABS could facilitate in delivering essential items to families/caregivers of children with disabilities with support from Thimphu Thromde who supported in facilitating the movement permit. We are very grateful that we could serve the nation in such difficult times and contribute to the well-being of people with disabilities who... readmore

    Distribution of Intervention Toys

    August 24th, 2020

    Ever since the first covid-19 case in Bhutan, ABS have been striving to engage children with disabilities virtually by giving them tasks online. It hasn’t been same compared to one-to-one intervention at the center however with support from parents/caregivers, Social Workers of ABS have been working on ways to... readmore

    Distribution of vegetables at Punakha

    August 22nd, 2020

    ABS officials in Punakha distributed vegetables to families of persons with disabilities provided by Kinleymo Horticulture Farm based in Nelekha village under Wangdue Dzongkhag. She received support from Loden Foundation and UNDP Bhutan under Loden-UNDP COVID-19 Response Fund. The distribution was done with the help from Dzongkhag officials and... readmore

    Delivery Service during lockdown

    August 17th, 2020

    Ability Bhutan Society supports people with disabilities and their families by delivering basic essential goods during lock down in Thimphu. We thank our supporters and well wishers for your continuous assistance for making this delivery service possible from your designated retail shops.     readmore

    Psychological First Aid Training

    July 31st, 2020

    A glimpse of Psychological First Aid training conducted by National Mental Health Response Team to the parents/caregivers of children with disabilities, ABS yesterday. readmore

    Distribution of assistive devices

    July 28th, 2020

    ABS officials at Sarpang are distributing wheelchairs, hearing aids and crutches to the beneficiaries who were listed during the first phase of disability assessment camp last year 2019 with support from ABS/BMZ/DAHW project. More assistive devices yet to distribute to more beneficiaries as per their need/severity in the 5... readmore