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NGO transfers schools for blind, deaf to government

This week, 25 years after a Frenchmen created the first of five specialized schools for blind and deaf students, it is handing over the schools—plus the tools and expertise its staff developed over decades—to the Cambodian government. ...

Michelle Vachon
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ngo-transfers-schools-for-blind-deaf-to-government-108648/

Krousar Thmey requests media to help encourage parents to send disabled kids to school

General Director of Krousar Thmey Herve Roqueplan had asked minister of information Khieu Kanharith to help encouraging private-run and state-run media to bring on air a video clip, encouraging parents to send their disabled kids to school. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/krousar-thmey-requests-media-to-help-encourage-parents-to-send-disabled-kids-to-school-8895

Creating a common language for nation’s deaf

By the age of 17, Chan Chonreasmey was yet to have a conversation with another person—not with her mother, not with her father, and certainly not with any other children. Two years ago, Ms. Chonreasmey was enrolled in the Maryknoll Deaf Development Program’s (DDP) education ...

Holly Robertson and Ouch Sony
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/creating-a-common-language-for-nations-deaf-67639/

City Hall, aid groups agree to conduct census of street people

A week after it called off a failed sweep of the city’s vagrants, City Hall held a meeting with four NGOs and district authorities Friday in which they agreed to form a joint committee to conduct a census of street sellers and beggars, according to ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/city-hall-aid-groups-agree-to-conduct-census-of-street-people-62065/

Krousar Thmey to Be Integrated Into the Education Ministry

Krousar Thmey, the country’s pre-eminent NGO working to educate disabled children, is in the process of being integrated into the Education Ministry, the company’s director and government officials confirmed Thursday. Speaking on the sidelines of the National Workshop on Inclusive Education, Herve Roqueplan, director of Krousar ...

Matt Blomberg
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/krousar-thmey-to-be-integrated-into-the-education-ministry-49285/

Disabled integration touted

Disabled Cambodians were promised a “society without barriers” by Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday in a speech on Cambodia’s Day of Persons with Disabilities in Phnom Penh. About 1,500 disabled Cambodians marked the day at a gathering of more than 2,000 people in the capital’s Koh ...

Vong Sokheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/disabled-integration-touted

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