Welcome to the Home Page of ICEVI, European Region
International Council for Education and Re/habilitation of People with Visual Impairment
Sharing information and knowledge on the field of education
and rehabilitation of people with visual impairment.
Professionals and others involved in the education and
rehabilitation of children and young people with visual impairment.
Farewell our Beloved Betty
“Always in our Thoughts, Forever in our Hearts”
A Memoriam of Betty - Final Words of Farewell, pdf format, 381kB
5-7 April 2017
The International Tactile Reading Conference 2017 in Stockholm
Organized by: The Swedish Agency for Accessible Media (MTM) and the National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools (SPSM)
Conference website: The International Tactile Reading Conference 2017 in Stockholm website
Conference information poster: The International Tactile Reading Conference 2017 in Stockholm information poster
Call to Join ICEVI-Europe Professional Interest Groups
Announcement to Join ICEVI-Europe Professional Interest Groups, pdf format, 345kB
Link to 7th ICEVI Eastern European Conference website in Tbilisi
Extended Deadline of Abstract Submission: December 30, 2016
9th ICEVI European Conference, Bruges, Extended deadline, format pdf, 571kB
You are cordially invited to the 9th ICEVI European Conference, which will be held from July 2 to July 7, 2017 at the Sint-Lodewijkscollege in Bruges, Belgium.
The 9th ICEVI European Conference is organized by International Council for Education and Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairment, European Region (ICEVI-Europe) in cooperation with the Belgian Organizing Committee, BLL (Blindenzorg licht en liefde), Spermalie and Centrum Ganspoel.
The theme of the conference is “Empowered by Dialogue,” centered on the Quality of Life Framework by Dr. Robert Schalock. The program of the conference will be based on the Quality of Life Framework and its eight domains that provide an indication of an individual’s quality of life in three broad yet related areas: Independence, Social participation and Well-being. Each domain of the framework will function as an invitation for lectures, workshops or dialogue sessions and serve as a classification topic for Papers. For further information regarding the abstract submission deadline and procedure, program, registration etc. please visit our conference website - http://www.icevi-bruges2017.be/.
With this announcement, we have the pleasure of inviting you to join us and urge you to forward this information to other people and professionals in the field of visual impairment interested in its content. Take advantage of the opportunity to become an active part of the exchange of knowledge and expertise and sharing of best practises within a network of people and institutions promoting the social inclusion of people with visual impairment.
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We look forward to having you join us at the 9th ICEVI European Conference in Bruges, Belgium!
Panagiota (Betty) Leotsakou
President of ICEVI-Europe
Link to the 9th ICEVI European Conference Website
ICEVI European Awards 2017
Announcement of the 2017 ICEVI European Awards, format pdf, 124kB
6th European Conference on Psychology and Visual Impairment
11-12 November 2016 in Budapest, Hungary
Theme: PSYCHOLOGICAL SURVIVAL SKILLS IN A SIGHTED WORLD
Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 July 2016
Detailed Information: http://6ecpvi.elte.hu/
2nd Announcement of Abstract Submission Deadline
For the Photo Gallery, Presentations, and Posters, please visit the 6th ECPVI Conference Website
ICEVI-Europe as a member of the European Coalition for Vision proudly supports World Sight Day 2016
Link to World Sight Day 2016 support cards, format zip, 7,1MB
Questionnaire for National Representatives of ICEVI-Europe
Link to online questionnaire for National Representatives of ICEVI-Europe
ICEVI - Europe as a Partner in the Erasmus+ Project BaGMIVI - Bridging the Gap Between Museums and Individuals with Visual Impairments
Information regarding the project BaGMIVI
The proposal for a European Accessibility Act: a new, accessible Europe for blind and partially sighted people?
english version, format docx, 47kB, french version, format docx, 54kB, german version, format docx, 55kB, spanish version, format docx, 358kB
EBU & ICEVI-Europe Joint Project
Erasmus+ Mobility of Students with Disability: A State-of-the-art report on the accessibility of exchange programs for students with visual impairments
Mobility of Students with Disability, format docx, 293kB, Mobility of Students with Disability, format pdf, 644kB
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