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Agencies Serving Blind & Partially Sighted People

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  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda


Association of the Parents of the Visually Impaired
Contact person: Mrs Elena Nasibulova, Director
Activities: Joining the efforts of people with visual and multiple disabilities, parents and families, professionals in the spheres of rehabilitation, arts, media, science and education for creating the developmental environments for children with VI and MDVI. Promoting the ideas of inclusive design among professional architects, designers and art students. Organization of projects and voluntary actions on designing of educational environments for individuals and organizations working for the VI and MDVI children. Providing services to make the indoors and outdoors more accessible design for visually impaired people. Supporting research, connected with Orientation and Mobility environmental aspects. Developing the programs on environment-based O&M training.

Novosibirsk Regional Special Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NRSL)
15 Krylova St, Novosibirsk 630091, Russia.
Contact person: Yuri Y. Lesnevsky, Director
Tel: +7 3832 24 65 92
Fax: +7 3832 24 65 92
Activities: The NRSL creates collections of Russian and foreign books in alternative and traditional formats; holds information resources on problems of rehabilitation and social integration of people with various kinds of disabilities; collaborates with Russian and foreign libraries, information and rehabilitation centers; promotes the mastering and dissemination of adaptive aids and technologies for people with severe visual impairments; participates in development and realization of regional, federal, international cultural and social programs; publishes, promotes, and disseminates documents in alternative formats, materials on problems of rehabilitation and independent living of disabled citizens; promotes the principles of tolerant behavior in society through exhibitions, appearances in mass media and social advertising.

9 Protopopovskii, Pereulok, 129010 Moscow, Russia.
Contact person: Sergey Vanshin, Director
Tel: +7 495 680 7515
Fax: +7 495 680 7515
Activities: Computer Training and rehabilitation courses for visually impaired adults; Management training for BU leaders, Inclusion in employment.

Vserossijskoje Obshchestvo Slepykh (VOS)
(All Russia Association of the Blind)

14 Novaya Ploschad, Moscow, 109012, Russia.
Contact person: Alexander Neumyvakin
Tel: +7 495 623 6160
Fax: +7 495 623 9149
Activities: Rehabilitation services, employment, production, marketing, technical devices, sports and recreation, & international relations.


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