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National representative

Mrs. Dorthe Marie Degn

Name: Mrs. Dorthe Marie Degn
Position: Development and Project Consultant
Organization: The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted (IBOS)
Address: Rymarksvej 1, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
Phone: +45 39452357
Mobile: +45 29341719
Secure e-mail:
Website: The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted (IBOS)

Educational institutions

The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted (IBOS)

Website: The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted (IBOS) website

IBOS is the national knowledge and research center regarding young and adults with a vision impairment. Through counselling and education, we facilitate the greatest possible compensation for the effects of visual impairment.

Synscenter Refsnaes

Website: Synscenter Refsnaes website

The Danish Centre for Visual Impairment, Children and Youth.


Danish Association of the Blind

Website: Danish Association of the Blind website

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.

Disabled People's Organisations Denmark (DPOD)

Website: Disabled People's Organisations Denmark (DPOD) website

Disabled People's Organisations Denmark (DPOD) is the umbrella organisation for 34 Danish disability organisations. DPOD works both, at the municipal level, where DPOD has 97 local departments, nationally, and internationally. The purpose of DPOD is to enable persons with disabilities to live a life like everyone else.

Other institutions

Website: website

All Ears is a professional telemarketing company with more than 25 years of experience. 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.

NOTA - The Danish National Library for the Blind

Website: NOTA - The Danish National Library for the Blind website

NOTA is an institution under the Danish Ministry of Culture. DBB provides services to the blind, the visually impaired and other persons whose handicap prevent them from reading standard printed material.


Website: Bredegaard website

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.