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

National Page of Sweden

National representative

Mr Anders Rönnbäck
National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools
Resource Centre Vision – Stockholm
Box 12161, SE-102 28 Stockholm, Sweden
Mob.: 00 46 10 473 5126
E-mail: anders.ronnback at spsm.se

Educational institutions

Resource Centre Vision
Resource Centre Vision is a part of the National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools. The centre is located in Stockholm (formerly known as Tomteboda Resource Centre, TRC) and in Orebro (formerly known as Ekeskolan Resource Centre).
Addresses:
Resource Centre Vision Stockholm, Box 12161, SE- 102 26 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: +46 10 4735000, Fax: +46 10 4735609
Resource Centre Vision Orebro, Box 9024, SE- 700 09 Orebro, Sweden
Tel: +46 10 4735000, Fax: +46 10 4735643

Ekeskolan
Special school for students with MDVI. The school is a part of the National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools.
Address:
Ekeskolan, Box 9024, SE- 700 09 Orebro, Sweden
Tel: +46 10 4735000, Fax: +46 10 4735649

Associations

Association for Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired Sweden (FFS)
FFS is an association open for people interested in or working with habilitation, rehabilitation and education of people with visual impairment.
Address: c/o Contrado, Box 306, 851 01 Sundsvall
Email: info at ffss.se

Swedish Association of the Visually Impaired (SRF)
SRF is the main organisation of the blind and partially sighted in Sweden.
Address: Sandsborgsvagen 52, SE- 122 88 Enskede, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 399000

Swedish Association of Visually Impaired Youth (US)
US is an interest organisation whose members consist of visually impaired youth aged 12 to 30.
Address: Sandsborgsvagen 44, SE- 122 33 Enskede, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 399285, Fax: +46 8 395010

Other institutions

Swedish Agency for Accessible Media, MTM (formerly TPB)

MTM is a government body that, in collaboration with local libraries, provides access to printed materials for people with print disability.
Address: MTM, Box 5113, SE 121 17 Johanneshov, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 580 02 700, Fax: +46 8 580 02 770
E-mail: info at mtm.se

Swedish Braille Authority

The Swedish Braille Authority is a governmental council under the auspices of the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media, MTM.
The Authority sets rules and recommendations for Swedish Braille and promotes the use of braille.
Address: Swedish Braille Authority, MTM 5113, SE 121 17 Johanneshov, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 580 02 700, Fax: +46 8 580 02 770
E-mail: pn at mtm.se