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International Council for Education and Re/habilitation of People with Visual Impairment


Sharing information and knowledge on the field of education and rehabilitation of people with visual impairment.

Target audience

Professionals and others involved in the education and rehabilitation of children and young people with visual impairment.

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Dear Friends, Members and Supporters of ICEVI-Europe,

Our aim as ICEVI-Europe is to express our creativity, and share ideas, knowledge, and expertise, raising awareness of the rights to education, empowerment, and rehabilitation for the visually impaired, so that they may achieve their full potential.

Let us bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new one with optimism and hope. With your valuable support and contributions, collectively, we can improve the living conditions and services for people with visual impairment, throughout Europe. May this New Year bless your lives with health and happiness and bring peace to the entire world.

Wishing you and your families a Happy Holiday Season filled with love, goodwill and cheer and a healthy, prosperous 2017!

Warmest Wishes for the Holidays,
All of us from ICEVI-Europe

Extended Deadline of Abstract Submission: December 30, 2016

9th ICEVI European Conference, Bruges, Extended deadline, format pdf, 571kB

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You are cordially invited to the 9th ICEVI European Conference, which will be held from July 2 to July 7, 2017 at the Sint-Lodewijkscollege in Bruges, Belgium.

The 9th ICEVI European Conference is organized by International Council for Education and Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairment, European Region (ICEVI-Europe) in cooperation with the Belgian Organizing Committee, BLL (Blindenzorg licht en liefde), Spermalie and Centrum Ganspoel.

The theme of the conference is “Empowered by Dialogue,” centered on the Quality of Life Framework by Dr. Robert Schalock. The program of the conference will be based on the Quality of Life Framework and its eight domains that provide an indication of an individual’s quality of life in three broad yet related areas: Independence, Social participation and Well-being. Each domain of the framework will function as an invitation for lectures, workshops or dialogue sessions and serve as a classification topic for Papers. For further information regarding the abstract submission deadline and procedure, program, registration etc. please visit our conference website - http://www.icevi-bruges2017.be/.

With this announcement, we have the pleasure of inviting you to join us and urge you to forward this information to other people and professionals in the field of visual impairment interested in its content. Take advantage of the opportunity to become an active part of the exchange of knowledge and expertise and sharing of best practises within a network of people and institutions promoting the social inclusion of people with visual impairment.

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We look forward to having you join us at the 9th ICEVI European Conference in Bruges, Belgium!

Panagiota (Betty) Leotsakou
President of ICEVI-Europe

Link to the 9th ICEVI European Conference Website

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ICEVI European Awards 2017
Announcement of the 2017 ICEVI European Awards, format pdf, 124kB

6th European Conference on Psychology and Visual Impairment
11-12 November 2016 in Budapest, Hungary
Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 July 2016
Detailed Information: http://6ecpvi.elte.hu/
Contact: ecpvi6@barczi.elte.hu
2nd Announcement of Abstract Submission Deadline
For the Photo Gallery, Presentations, and Posters, please visit the 6th ECPVI Conference Website

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ICEVI-Europe as a member of the European Coalition for Vision proudly supports World Sight Day 2016
Link to World Sight Day 2016 support cards, format zip, 7,1MB

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Questionnaire for National Representatives of ICEVI-Europe
Link to online questionnaire for National Representatives of ICEVI-Europe

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ICEVI - Europe as a Partner in the Erasmus+ Project BaGMIVI - Bridging the Gap Between Museums and Individuals with Visual Impairments

Information regarding the project BaGMIVI

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The proposal for a European Accessibility Act: a new, accessible Europe for blind and partially sighted people?
english version, format docx, 47kB, french version, format docx, 54kB, german version, format docx, 55kB, spanish version, format docx, 358kB

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Erasmus+ Mobility of Students with Disability: A State-of-the-art report on the accessibility of exchange programs for students with visual impairments
Mobility of Students with Disability, format docx, 293kB, Mobility of Students with Disability, format pdf, 644kB

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