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PhDr. Josef Smıkal

special pedagogue

We deeply regret to announce that dr. Smıkal unexpectedly passed away on December 28th, 2017 in his age of 91 years. Please dedicate a quite moment of remembrance of him.

During his rich professional life, dr. Smıkal contributed among others to establish:

  • an audio book for the blind in Czechoslovakia (1960)
  • the first special typhlopedical information centre for parents of blind and seriously visually handicapped small children in Czechoslovakia (1977)
  • a kindergarten for blind children in Brno (1978)
  • the Braille journal Brnìnskı obèasník (1990); publishing ended in 2007
  • The Museum for the Blind in Brno (1992)

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