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

National Page of Slovenia

National representative

Mrs. Marija Jerasa

Organisation: Zavod za slepo in slabovidno mladino
Address: Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-mail: marija.jerasa@guest.arnes.si

Organisation:Centre IRIS - Centre for Education, Rehabilitation, Inclusion and Counselling for the Blind and Partially Sighted
Center IRIS - Center za izobrazevanje, rehabilitacijo, inkluzijo in svetovanje za slepe in slabovidne
Address: Langusova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-mail: marija.jerasa(at)center-iris.si

Educational institutions

Centre IRIS - Centre for Education, Rehabilitation, Inclusion and Counselling for the Blind and Partially Sighted
Center IRIS - Center za izobrazevanje, rehabilitacijo, inkluzijo in svetovanje za slepe in slabovidne

Address:Langusova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Web: www.center-iris.si
E-mail: info(at)center-iris.si

The Centre IRIS (ex Institute for Blind and Partially Sighted Children Ljubljana) is an institution of national importance as it is the only public institution in Slovenia working in the field of education of children and young people with visual impairment, including those with multiple disabilities, from pre-school to the end of secondary education level.
It also provides consulting, training and support of the target group and its immediate and wide surroundings and as such supports inclusion for VI/MDVI children and young people.
Its founder is the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.

Education programmes

The Centre for Education, Rehabilitation, Inclusion and Counselling for the Blind and Partially Sighted offers the following adapted education programmes for pupils and students with visual impairment:

Centre of Expertise supporting inclusion

Areas of work and services:

The Centre IRIS pursues among others also the following goals:

Associations

Union of the Blind and Partially Sighted of Slovenia

Address: Groharjeva cesta 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Web: www.zveza-slepih.si
E-mail: zdss(at)zveza-slepih.si

Knjiznica slepih in slabovidnih Minke Skaberne (Library for the Blind and Partially Sighted Minka Skaberne)

Address: Kotnikova ulica 32, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-mail: knjiznica(at)zveza-slepih.si

Association of Special Education Teachers of Slovenia