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

National Page of Slovakia

National representative

Ms Tímea Hóková
Slovak Blind and Partially Sighted Union
Sekulská 1, 842 50 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Phone: +421-2-692-034-24
E-mail: hokova at unss.sk
Web: http://www.unss.sk

Educational institutions

Main themes: education, support and counselling (all levels of education)

Primary School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children in Bratislava

Address: Svrčia 6, 841 04 Bratislava – Karlova Ves
Phone: +421(0)2/654-209-48
E-mail: riaditel at bee.sk
Web: http://www.bee.sk/

Primary School for Blind and Visually Impaired Children in Levoča

Address: Námestie Štefana Kluberta 2, 054 01 Levoča
Phone: +421(0)5/345-147-95
E-mail: skola at nevidiaci.sk
Web: http://www.skola.nevidiaci.sk/

Support Centre for Students with Special Needs – Comenius University in Bratislava

Address: Mlynská dolina, 842 48 Bratislava
Phone: +421(0)2/602-951-66
E-mail: info at cezap.sk
Web: http://www.cezap.sk

Associations

Main themes: social counselling and social rehabilitation, advocacy, self-help, training and support

Slovak Blind and Partially Sighted Union (UNSS)

Address: Sekulská 1, 842 50 Bratislava-Karlova Ves
Phone: +421(0)2/692-034-20
E-mail: unss at unss.sk
Web: http://www.unss.sk

Centre for Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairment (RSZP)

Address: Kasárenská 16, 054 01 Levoča
Phone: +421(0)53/416-6411
E-mail: rszp at rszp.sk
Web: http://www.rszp.sk

Guide and Assistance Dog Training School (VŠVAP)

Address: Sekulská 1, 842 50 Bratislava
Phone: +421(0)2/692-034-31
E-mail: info at vodiacipes.sk
Web: http://vodiacipes.sk/

Early Intervention

Address: Panenská 28,811 03 Bratislava
Phone: +421(0)915/320-641
E-mail: ranastarostlivost at gmail.com
Web: http://www.ranastarostlivost.sk

Libraries

Main themes: producing audio-books, publishing magazines for blind and partially sighted

Matej Hrebenda Slovak Library for the Blind (SKN)

Address: Štúrova 36, 054 65 Levoča
Phone: +421(0)53/2451-001
E-mail: skn at skn.sk
Web: http://www.skn.sk/

Research centres / institutions

Main themes: research on visual impairment and its psychosocial consequences, special pedagogy – theory and practice

Department of Psychology and Pathopsychology, Faculty of Education, Comenius University in Bratislava

Address: Račianska 59, 813 34 Bratislava
Phone: +421(0)2/502-223-48
E-mail: kpp at fedu.uniba.sk
Web: http://www.fedu.uniba.sk

Institute for Special Education Studies & Department for Special Education

Address: Račianska 59, 813 34 Bratislava
Phone: +421(0)2/49-287-111
E-mail: sd at fedu.uniba.sk
Web: http://www.fedu.uniba.sk

Assistive technology – purchase & service

Main themes: distribution and sale of assistive technology and special compensation aids for blind and partially sighted

TYFLOCOMP, s.r.o.

Address: Sekulská 1, 841 04 Bratislava
Phone: +421(0)2/604-21-250
E-mail: tyflocomp at tyflocomp.sk
Web: http://tyflocomp.sk/

Švec a spol., s.r.o.

(Producing and repairing Braille typewriters - Tatrapoint)
Address: Staničná 502, 952 01 Vráble
Phone: +421(0)37/783-34-45
E-mail: svec at svecaspol.sk
Web: http://www.svecaspol.sk/tatrapoint

Opora, s.r.o.

Address: Námestie Andreja Hlinku 1105/17.19, 034 01 Ružomberok
Phone: +421(0)44/432-79-22
E-mail: opora at opora.sk
Web: http://www.opora.sk/

ICEVI events in Slovakia

5th European Conference on Psychology and Visual Impairment (Bratislava 2014)
5th Workshop on Training of Teachers of the Visually Impaired in Europe (Bratislava 2007)
2nd Workshop on Training of Teachers of the Visually Impaired in Europe (Bratislava 1999)