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Greece


Center for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind (CERB)
210 Thiseos Street, Kallithea, Athens, Greece.
Contact person: Dr. Theodosis Koulas, Director
Web: www.keat.gr
Activities: The C.E.R.B is active in many ways in order to offer the best possible support to visually impaired individuals. There are several departments such as Social Service, the boardinghouse, the library, psychological support and the teaching aids workshop. The C.E.R.B supports visually impaired individuals from all over Greece, with the objective of creating equal opportunities for them by providing them education and thus enabling their integration into society.


Hellenic Orientation and Mobility Centre for Visually Impaired People
9 Iraklitou Street, Athens 10673, Greece.
Tel: +30 1 3622728

Hellenic Retina Society
PO Box 8159, 10010, Athens, Greece.
Tel: +30 321 052 38 389
Fax: +30 321 052 30 263
Email: mouskiki@hotmail.com; peama@ath.forthnet.gr
Web: users.forthnet.gr/ath/peama
Activities: To research and diseminate information about retinal degenerative diseases. To collaborate with other organisations. To provide material and pyschological support to people with retinal diseases.


Lighthouse for the Blind of Greece
17 Athinas Street, Kallithea, Athens 17673, Greece.
Contact person: Mr. Kolokas Konstantinos
Tel: +30 210 94 15 222
Fax: +30 210 94 15 271
Email: fte@otenet.gr
Web: www.fte.org.gr
Activities: The aim being to support blind individuals, reduce the consequences from the loss of sight and to raise awareness of the public and the State about the problems that they face. Activities include: Lending Library with Braille and Audio books; Braille Printing Center; Audio Books recording studio; Metal Works Unit; Brushes - Brooms Workshop; Ceramics Workshop; Gymnasium and workout areas; Tactual Museum with exhibitions from all periods of cultural civilization; Event hall and Theatre; Training and Rehabilitation Center for the visually-impaired and a Hostel.

Panhellenic Association of the Blind (PAB)
31 Veranzerou Street, Athens 10432, Greece.
Contact person: Ilias Margiolas
Tel: +30 210 524 5001
Fax: +30 210 522 2112
Email: pab@otenet.gr
Web: www.pst.gr
Activities: PAB is the official social-syndicalistic organisation of the visually impaired people in Greece. It has the following Departments and Services: International Relations and European Programmes, Orientation & Mobility and Daily Living Skills, Employment Service, Social Service, Library of talking books and magazines, Cultural Programmes and athletics activities. These services are offered free to the members.


Thessaloniki School for the Blind
32 Vassilissis Olgas Street, Thessaloniki 546 41, Greece.
Contact person: Catherine Marinaki, Director
Tel: +30 231 081 5057
Fax: +30 231 081 6795
Activities: The school provides education to blind and partially sighted students, who come from several places in Northern Greece, such as Macedonia, Thessalia and Thrace. Programs include elementary through high school, daily dexterities, orientation and mobility.

 



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