EVEIL – Supporting children in an easy and exciting access to language and books

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EVEIL is an international project funded by the EU-programme COMENIUS 2009-2012. EVEIL is French and means wake up.

The Eveil project is  dedicated to young children with visually impairment and helps them to get  a better access to reading, writing and improving their literacy  skills.

The main objective of the project is to create a framework for exchanging thoughts, good practice and learning methods for professionals working in the field of raising awareness of the possibilities of writing, language development and representation amongst young blind and partially sighted people.

Do you have also ideas and concepts of early intervention for blind and partially sighted children or about tactile or audio children books?   It is possible to contribute to the Eveil project , the contact for contributions is  Reiner Delgado, Head of Social affairs at DBSV Germany  at

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On the EVEIL website  there are  lot of information in six  different languages (English, French, German, Romanian, Czech and Slovak) about the  activities of the project:

  • how to support blind and partially sighted children in their development
  • how to create amazing tactile books
  • how to organise activities to content of childrens books to help children, understand those books better
  • films about braille and childrens workshops

Project coordinator:

    French Federation for the Blind and Partially Sighted (FAF)
    Contact : Céline CHABOT-SOLVIGNON – 58 avenue Bosquet – 75007 Paris – FRANCE
    Phone: 0033 –

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