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 email@example.com
On the EVEIL website www.comenius-eveil.eu 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
French Federation for the Blind and Partially Sighted (FAF)
Contact : Céline CHABOT-SOLVIGNON – 58 avenue Bosquet – 75007 Paris – FRANCE
Phone: 0033 – 22.214.171.124.91