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Biography

Dr Ivana Lessner Listiakova is a Senior Lecturer at the Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Department, Faculty of Education, University of Northampton. Her expertise is in inclusive education, learning support, sensory processing difficulties and sensory strategies. She has worked with international schools providing support to teachers, families and children with ASD and learning difficulties. She has conducted trainings for teachers and other helping professionals in sensory integration as well as the use of expressive arts therapies. She previously worked at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia and Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. She was a national coordinator in several LLP Leonardo da Vinci projects focused on early childhood intervention (ECI2.0, ICF-TRAIN) and mental health in families (Kids Strengths). She has got a PhD in Pre-school and Primary Education and a Master's degree in Therapeutic Education.

Research Interests

She has been involved in research projects focused on evaluating a range of practices in expressive art therapies - specifically drama therapy and art therapy, and the use of multisensory approaches, focusing on the needs of teachers in inclusive education, young people in social care facilities, and adults in mental health rehabilitation clinics. She is currently working on research projects exploring experiences of families living autism and teacher trainings in autism.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Comenius University

Award Date: 27 Aug 2012

Master, Comenius University

Award Date: 18 May 2009

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Research Output

Training needs in the field of autism of contemporary Polish teachers in the context of the international ASD-EAST project

Preece, D., Kossewska, J., Lessner Listiakova, I., Lisak, N., Bombińska-Domżał, A., Niemiec, S., Lubińska-Kościółek, E., Płoszaj, M., Stošić, J. & Troshanska, J., 7 Jan 2020, In : Social Welfare: Interdisciplinary Approach. 1, 9, p. 82-92 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • ASD-EAST: Identifying training needs of specialized teachers

    Lessner Listiakova, I., Preece, D., Stošić, J., Lisak, N., Troshanska, J., Petkovska Nikolovska, A., Kossewska, J., Cierpiałowska, T., Bombińska-Domżał, A., Lubińska-Kościółek, E., Niemiec, S. & Ploszaj, M., 13 Sep 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

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  • Developing training for teachers to support the inclusion in education of pupils with autism spectrum disorder in Eastern Europe and the Balkans

    Preece, D., Troshanska, J., Lessner Listiakova, I., Stošić, J., Lisak, N., Kossewska, J., Cierpiałowska, T., Bombińska-Domżał, A., Lubińska-Kościółek, E., Niemiec, S. & Płoszaj, M., 16 May 2019, p. 53-58. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaper

  • Empowering Teachers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (European ASD-EAST project)

    Preece, D., Kossewska, J., Cierpiałowska, T., Lubińska-Kościółek, E., Bombińska-Domżał, A., Niemiec, S., Płoszaj, M., Lessner Listiakova, I., Stošić, J., Lisak, N. & Troshanska, J., 19 Mar 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

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  • Gallery as an explicit stimulation environment in the development of artistic talent

    Valachová, D., Lessner Listiakova, I. & Kováčová, B., 14 Sep 2019, In : Muzeologia a Kulturne Dedicstvo. 7, 2, p. 49-62 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

    Open Access
  • Aplikačné využitie príbehu v biblioterapii

    Translated title of the contribution: Applied use of story in bibliotherapyMelicherčíková, V. & Lessner Listiakova, I., 2018, Expresívne terapie vo vedách o človeku 2018. Hrčová, J., Kováčová, B. & Magová, M. (eds.). Verbum, p. 194-202

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportConference Contribution

    Open Access
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  • Migration as an influencing factor on identity formation

    Lessner Listiakova, I., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Exceptional People. 1, 12, p. 37-44 8 p., 12.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

    Open Access
  • Activities

    Northampton School for Girls

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Visiting researcher)
    18 Mar 2019

    Activity: Public Engagement and OutreachPublic lecture/debate/seminarResearch

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    Michal Růžička

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    Jaroslava Dosedlová

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    The National Museum of Computing

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Visiting researcher)
    28 Feb 2019 → …

    Activity: Public Engagement and OutreachWork on advisory panels for social, community, cultural and industry engagementResearch

    Hana Kasíková

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    Josef Valenta

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    Milan Valenta

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    Living with Autism in Rural Coastal Areas of England

    David Preece (Speaker), Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Speaker)
    20 Jun 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

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