International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, European region

National Page of Austria

National representative

Mrs Gertrude Jaritz
School for the visually impaired
Dreierschuetzengasse 36, A-8020 Graz, Austria
tel: 00 43 316 575524
e-mail: vsbp at gmx.at

Educational institutions

Bundes-Blindenerziehungsinstitut
Founded in 1898 the Bundes-Blindenerziehungsinstitut (Federal Institute for the Education of the Blind) is the oldest and biggest school for blind and visually impaired people in Austria.

Institut für Hör- und Sehbildung Linz
The special schoold for the Deaf and Blind in Linz.

Michael-Reitter-Landesschule und Pädagogisches Zentrum für Sinnesbehinderte
Austrian school and resource centre for children with visual and hearing impairment. Located in Linz.

Odilien-Institut
Besides being a special school for visually impaired students the Odilien-Institut is also involved in early intervention, support to v.i. students in mainstream schools, vocational training, rehabilitation and care of the elderly. Located in Graz, Austria.

Schule für Sehbehinderte
Special school for visually impaired in Vienna.

Sonderpädagogisches Zentrum, Innsbruck
Sonderpädagogisches Zentrum für Kinder mit Blindheit oder Sehbehinderung.
Motto: Die Welt be-greifen. 100 Jahre. Blindenbildung in Tirol. 1907 - 2007

ÖHTB - Österreichisches Hilfswerk f Taubblinde und Hochgradig Hör-u Sehbehinderte
Braunhuberg 4, 1110 Wien
tel: 00 43 1 7490421

Associations

Elternselbsthilfe sehgeschädigter Kinder Österreichs
Austrain association of parents to visually impaired children.