There is a school for children with special needs in Corfu. The Special Elementary School of Corfu is located in Marasli str in Corfu town. Their telephone is 26610-31755.
There are 107 public Special Kindergartens, 155 Special Elementary Schools, 9 Special Lower Secondary Schools (Gymnasium), 4 Upper Secondary Schools (Lyceum), 8 Technical Special Secondary Schools in Greece. There also are some more private schools. In places without special school, there are special classes in public schools (920 such special classes in Elementary Schools in Greece). In 2004, there were 18.485 pupils with special needs in Greece. In Crete for example, there are 5 Special Elementary Schools in Chania, 1 in Rethimno, 4 in Iraklio and 3 in Lasithi.
You can ask for more information from the Ministry of National Education, Direction of Special Education in Athens (15, Ermou str). Their telephone is 210-3235932.
In Corfu, you can ask information:
· about special Elementary School from the Direction of First Grade Education, New Fortress square, tel. 26610-39584,40018,46774, e-mail: mail(replace with an 'at')dipe.ker.sch.gr
· about special Secondary Education from the Direction of Secondary Education, 3a Iakovou Polyla str, tel. 26610-38072 &26610-32987, e-mail: mail(replace with an 'at')dide.ker.sch.gr
There is an interesting Internet site about special education in Greece, here: www.specialeducation.gr. The page is in Greek, but you can send them e-mail here: info(replace with an 'at')specialeducation.gr
The Greek Special Pedagogical Society has also a page here: www.eepe.gr It is also in greek, but their mail is inforeplace with an at eepe.grYou can also find a very detailed description of Greek special education in EU’s educational network Eurydice, here: www.eurydice.org