Empowering Children and Adolescents with Special Needs and Their Families

Teaching of a child with developmental delays. Photo by Caritas Cambodia


This project supported the construction and equipping of a pavilion at the Chey Chumneas Hospital to provide quality services for children and adolescents with special needs. 

Key results


  • An estimated 2,000 children with special needs benefited from the hospital pavilion built and equipped to provide services for special education and physiotherapy as well as occupational, speech, art and drama therapy.
  • 6 physicians and 11 paramedical professionals received residency training in Cambodia and/or abroad.
  • 20 villages and other community members trained in inclusive practices, supporting and caring for children with special needs, and participated in a lively awareness and destigmatization campaign.

Key features


Children and adolescents with special needs


Ministry of Health, Chey Chumneas Hospital, Caritas Cambodia




January 2010–May 2014

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