Welcome to Enviter

The European Network for Vision Impairment Training Education & Research
All the members of ENVITER are specialised schools, colleges or institutes working with the Blind or Visually Impaired.

ENVITER represents some of Europe’s leading specialists in this field.

Greetings from our President

ENVITER is a growing network in Europe.
Members in this network are Europe’s leading specialists in vision impairment.

Providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge, expertise and experience between all organisations in Europe is the ultimate goal of this network. This results always in improving the services for people with vision impairment.

I’m proud that I can be a part of this.

Michel Mercier
President of ENVITER


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Aktila Project

Date: 9 October 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


Recent reports show that the unemployment rate of severely disabled people has continued to rise since 2010, despite the overall fall in unemployment. This applies in particular to peo-ple aged over 55 who are severely disabled, even though severely handicapped unemployed persons are above-average qualified in comparison to non-disabled unemployed persons (static evidence is available). This also applies to blind and visually impaired people.   Research questions Against this…


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Enviter 2017 Meeting in Düren, Germany

Date: 4 October 2017
Author : Vera Rapagão


During the week of September 25th to 29th, ENVITER Network members encountered for the 3 days annual meeting, this year held in Germany, hosted by the BFW Düren.  


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Enviter at Vision2017

Date: 3 July 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


From the 25th – 29th June 2017 Vision2017, the 12th International Conference by the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR) was to be held  in The Hague – The Netherlands. The congress theme: Low vision rehabilitation, a global right. Enviter member Bláithín Gallagher was attending the conference on behalf of Enviter. Ruben Koman (Royal Dutch Visio) interviewing Bláithín Gallagher at Vision2017 (YouTube): {^youtubevideo…


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Enviter General Meeting & Conference in Düren, Germany. Call for papers

Date: 19 June 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


The Enviter Network is very pleased to announce our 2017 Annual Conference in Düren, Germany. The purpose of our Annual Conference is to create an intellectual platform for professionals to share their theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of vision impairment, focusing especially on innovative methodologies, practices and tools.


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Enviter launches European Academy on Sensory Impairments (EASI)

Date: 19 June 2017
Author : Ruben Koman


Twenty member organisations from 16 countries gathered for the General Meeting and Conference of Enviter in September 2016. Enviter launched the European Academy on Sensory Impairments (EASI) in Plovidv, Bulgaria. (Photo of the Enviter group 2016)


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