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

National Page of Denmark

National representative

Mrs. Dorthe Marie Degn, Development and Project Consultant,
The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted (IBOS)
Rymarksvej 1, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Web: The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted website
Tel.: 00 45 39 45 25 58
E-mail: ab8e at

Educational institutions

The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted
The purpose of the national institute IBOS is, through counselling and education, to facilitate the greatest possible compensation for the effects of visual impairment.

All Ears A/S
All Ears is a work integrated social enterprise founded in 1995. The telemarketing consultants in All Ears are visually impaired and have all completed a 1-year telemarketing education, with a theoretical level similar to the Bachelor of Commerce.

Synscenter Refsnaes - The Danish Centre for Visual Impairment, Children and Youth.


Danish Association of the Blind
Danish Association of the Blind, "Dansk Blindesamfund", is an all-blind organization. This means that DAB is formed and run by people who suffer from blindness or severe visual impairment.

Danish Council of Organisations of Disabled People (DSI)
DSI is the only Danish umbrella organisation in the disability field. DSI has 33 member organisations.

Other institutions

NOTA - The Danish National Library for the Blind
Nota is the Danish Library and Expertise Center for people with print disabilities under the Danish Ministry of Culture. Nota's collection of accessible digital books holds more than 50.000 audio books, e-books and Braille books. Nota offers fiction and non-fiction, school and study books and braille music scores.

Bredegaard's workshop offers unique employment opportunities that make it possible for the user to make products of an exceptionally high standard. All users will face individual challenges that -when overcome- can result in personal satisfaction, regardless of the individual's physical or mental state. The workshop offers a high standard of sight-compensating aids and protective screening suitable for an environment adapted to the visually impaired.