NAWB is implementing integrated education program (IEP) for the blind in 75 schools covering 20 districts of Nepal where 427 blind students are currently receiving education with residential facility and as day scholar students. The Integrated Education Program has been supported by Ministry of Education and Sports, Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) Germany, Tokyo Helen Keller Association (THKA) Japan, VISIO (The Netherlands), Ramola Devi Shah “Chhinnalata” Scholarship, Rotary Club of Kasthamandap Scholarship, Lion Indra Nath Aryal Scholarship and Renuka Devi Neupane-Tham Kumari Pandey Scholarship.
A seminar of headmasters of ten integrated schools was organized by NAWB in 2043 for the first time in Nepal. The agenda of seminar was that the strategies for integrated education, on which a comprehensive discussion was held. Same way, in 2047, a workshop on integrated education was also organized by the NAWB in Gyan Chakshu Secondary School, Dharan for the Headmasters of the all integrated schools of all over the Country.
A one B.Ed. programme for the blind was also started from 2043 under Tribhuvan University in collaboration with Special Education Council, Tribhuvan University and Kristofel Blinden Mission. This programmed lasted upto 2051 and altogether 22 resource teachers were benefited. Same, a five month training package started for the primary level resource teachers under Tribhuvan University and altogether 56 persons were benefited by this package.
In 2043, Reaserch on Methodology of Integrated Education was conducted in collboration with NAWB, Tokyo Helen Keller Association and Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj. The participants of the worshop were the headmasters and resource teachers of ten schools conducting integrated education.
Likewise, in 2047, 20 blind persons were appointed by the govenment as the primary teacher on the basis of certain criteria in specail initiation of NAWB. This event has specail place in the educational history of Nepal.
With the objective to support all the schools of the Country, conducting integrated education, NAWB has been supporting for caretaker, cook, a trained resource teacher, a blind teacher, and Rs. 200.00 additional monthly allowance for resource teacher and accommodation for 8 blind students in each school.
A special integrated educational program had been started for visually impaired students of 72 schools from 20 districts of the nation. Under this program visually impaired children with blindness are admitted in schools, teachers are trained specially for the children and also Braille books and other educational materials are distributed for visually impaired students, by which these students are being benefitted directly and indirectly. Till date altogether 403 students are studying under this program out of which 113 visually impaired students are studying as day scholars in 52 different schools whereas 290 students are studying as residential student in 20 different schools.