Workshop to Parents/Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

    June 30th, 2023

    ABS with support from UNICEF conducted a workshop to the families/caregivers of children with disabilities from 5 chiwogs of Khamaed Gewog under Gasa district on 27th June 2023 at Bjishong Central School. It was also attended by parents of children without disabilities and other relevant stakeholders (Inclusive Education teachers,... readmore

    Seminar on “Practices, Opportunities & Challenges for Inclusion of Out-of-School Children with Disabilities in Bhutan”

    June 16th, 2023

    ABS took part in the seminar on “Practices, Opportunities & Challenges for Inclusion of Out-of-School Children with Disabilities in Bhutan” organized by Paro College of Education (PCE). It is part of the project entitled, “A Multi-Country Study on Educational Innovations for Out of School Children (OOSC) and Children at... readmore

    Observation of International Day for Persons with Disabilities

    December 3rd, 2021

    Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) Family observed International Day for Persons with Disabilities today at Ludrong Memorial Garden, Thimphu. It was a productive year, with children resuming intervention services and having the opportunity to connect with others on the theme ‘Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive,... readmore

    10th Royal Wedding Anniversary

    October 13th, 2021

    Inspired by the Royal vision of His Majesty The King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty The Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck, Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) is privileged to provide services to children with moderate to severe disabilities. Along with the support from international... readmore

    Observance of World Cerebral Palsy Day

    October 6th, 2021

    Observance of world cerebral palsy day today! A touch of green to support persons with cerebral palsy. ABS staff in Thimphu along with parents and children with disabilities offered butter lamp at Changangkha Lhakhang in the morning and enjoyed a potluck at Ludrong Park. ABS Punakha also distributed butter... readmore

    Welcoming Speech Therapist

    October 5th, 2021

    Ability Bhutan Society would like to thank Opening Your Heart for supporting a Speech Therapist to ABS for a one-year term. At the same time, she will provide her services to Draktsho Vocational Training Centre for Special Children and Youth. We would like to welcome Lungten Zangmo, Speech Therapist,... readmore

    Family Support Programme

    October 1st, 2021

    As part of our Family Support Program, a representative from JDWNRH came to ABS to talk to the parents about family planning. Parents highlighted their concerns about the risks and precautions during an interactive discussion. The significance of both husband and wife being emotionally, physically, and financially prepared was... readmore

    Sensitization to the teachers

    August 12th, 2021

    The sensitization of teachers on “Disability and Inclusive Education” was conducted in three different stations at Sarpang. A total of 62 teachers from 21 different schools attended the program. Although inclusive education practices are in place and all the schools welcomes children with disability, teachers are facing challenges managing... readmore


    August 12th, 2021

    Ability Bhutan Society would like to thank Mrs. Tashi Yangzom for your generosity in donating the toys for the children with disabilities. Your generosity will bring smiles to the faces of not just the children, but also their parents. We will be eternally grateful for your kindness. readmore

    Hearing assessment

    August 5th, 2021

    Hearing assessment conducted at Chapcha in Chukha Dzongkhag by Audiologist from JDWNRH for persons with disabilities. The assessment and screening has been completed and has listed the hearing devices specified by the specialist based on their needs. These devices will be procured supported by ABS/BMZ/DAHW project and distribute it... readmore