ICEAPVI-2015 logo International Conference on Enabling Access
for Persons with Visual Impairment

February 12-14, 2015, Athens, Greece


Citation for the e-book version of the proceedings:

Georgios Kouroupetroglou (Ed.): "Enabling Access for Persons with Visual Impairment", Proceedings of the International Conference ICEAPVI-2015, February 12-14, 2015, Athens, Greece, ISBN: 978-960-466-145-9


Klaus Miesenberger: Advanced and Emerging Solutions: ICT and AT in Education of Low Vision and Blind Students (Keynote Speech)

Nurit Neustadt-Noy: Beyond Accessibility - Museums and Exhibits Friendly to Visually Impaired and Blind Visitors (Invited Speech)

Sara Backström Lindeberg: The Importance of Sound for Access to Social and Educational Context - An Observational and Interview Study with Students with Blindness

Tina Björk and Kerstin Fellenius: Interactions Between Students with Severe Visual Impairment, Sighted Peers and Adults in Swedish Public Schools

Vítor Carvalho and Diamantino Freitas: Converting SVG Images to Text and Speech

Marjorie Darrah, Walter Aviles, Kristen Murphy and Kirill Speransky: Computer Haptic Effects in Math and Sciences Lessons Support Student Learning

Athanasia Efstathiou and Stavroula Polichronopoulou: Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Visually Impaired Students - Teaching Materials Used by Teachers of English

Jan Engelen and Bert Paepen: Media Access - Automatic Generation of Daily Newspapers in Audio Daisy Format

Sara Finocchietti, Giulia Cappagli, Gabriel Baud-Bovy, Charlotte Magnusson, Héctor Caltenco, Graham Wilson, Stephen Brewster, Ann-Kathrin Rogge, Brigitte Roeder, Elena Cocchi, Paola Campana, Carla Gilio, Elisabetta Capris and Monica Gori: ABBI, a New Technology for Sensory-Motor Rehabilitation of Visual Impaired People

Maria Georgakarakou: Some Observations on the Blind Medieval Composer Francesco Landini

Petra Gröber: What are the Differences? A Comparison of the Regular and Mobile Websites of Online Social Networks

Andrea Hathazi: The Use of Strength-Based Approach in Access to the Social Environment

Amanda Hussey: The Role of Equine Therapy in an Educational Setting for Visually Impaired Children

Rynhardt Kruger and Lynette Van Zijl: Virtual World Accessibility with the Perspective Viewer

George Losik, Fiodor Philipovich, Panteleimon Egorov and Alena Brazevich: "Plane Table" for Oral Perception of the Page with the Text by Visually Impaired Individuals

Aineias Martos, Vassiliοs Argyropoulos and Georgios Kouroupetroglou: 8-dot Braille Code for Complex Nemeth Symbols

Bart Melis-Dankers, Else Havik, Frank Steyvers, Helen Petrie and Aart Kooijman: Accessibility of Shared Space by Visually Challenged People

Moshe Oved and Zohar Ginio: Promoting Higher Education and Assistance for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Israel - The Model for the "Aleh" Society

Marian Padure: Accessibility University Centers for Students with Visual Impairments in Romania

Vassilios Papadimitriou and Vassilios Argyropoulos: Spelling Accuracy of Students with Visual Impairments - Suggestions Based on Assistive Technologies

Konstantinos Papadopoulos and Marialena Barouti: The Contribution of Audio-Tactile Maps to Spatial Knowledge of Individuals with Visual Impairments

Konstantinos Papadopoulos and Eleni Koustriava: Comprehension of Synthetic and Natural Speech - Differences Among Sighted and Visually Impaired Young Adults

Shi Qiu, Jun Hu and Matthias Rauterberg: Mobile Social Media for Blind People - Preliminary Observations

Shi Qiu, Jun Hu and Matthias Rauterberg: Nonverbal Signals for Face-to-Face Communication Between the Blind and the Sighted

Abdelilah Ramhani: The Rules of the Art of Painting Customized for the Blind

Alice Ribeiro, António Silva, Bruno Giesteira, Diamantino Freitas, Jorge Fernandes, Jorge Alves, Nuno Regadas and Vítor Carvalho: PLACES – A Web Platform for Accessibility

Takehiro Sakai, Tetsuya Matsumoto, Yoshinori Takeuchi, Hiroaki Kudo and Noboru Ohnishi: A Mobile System of Reading out Restaurant Menus for Blind People

Guile Seidel and Yael Weisz-Rind: Making Education Accessible - The Power of Parents' Association in Israel

Babar Chaudary, Petri Pulli and Helal Chowdhry: Advanced Navigation Assistance Aids for the Visually Impaired and Blind Persons

Tove Söderqvist Dunkers and Annica Winberg: Prerequisites for Participation for Students with Impairments in Different School Activities - An Analytic Tool for Identifying Barriers and Positive Factors for Participation in the School Context

Bernhard Stoeger and Klaus Miesenberger: Accessing and Dealing with Mathematics as a Blind Individual - State of the Art and Challenges

Mary Stylidi, Aikaterini Tavoulari, Maria Zeza, Philippos Katsoulis and Vasiliki Pasparaki: A School Evacuation Plan after Earthquake for Blind MDVI and Deaf- Blind Students - Universal Design of Wayfinding and Cognitive Maps Using Multi-Sensory Signs

Thomai Tsiakali and Vassilios Argyropoulos: An Investigation of the Perspectives of Teachers on the Literacy Media Selections for Students with Visual Disability - The Role of Assistive Technology

Ioanna Vonikaki and Evaggelia Toumazani: A Greek Home Visiting Program of Early Child Intervention for Visually Impaired Infants and Preschoolers with and without Additional Disabilities - Present Reflections and Visions

Maria Zeza and Pilios-Dimitris Stavrou: Intervention Program in Deafblind Students - An Educational Plan for Body Schema Awareness

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