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Ivana Lessner Listiakova

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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

Master, Comenius University

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Psychodrama Medicine & Life Sciences
childhood Social Sciences
evaluation Social Sciences
disability Social Sciences
autism Social Sciences
art Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
drama Social Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2019

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 conference typesPaperResearchpeer-review

Southeastern Europe
autism
Eastern Europe
pupil
inclusion

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 conference typesPosterResearch

File
autism
teacher
Southeastern Europe
Central Europe
Eastern Europe

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/Report typesConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
therapeutics

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
identity formation
migration
experience
country of origin
language

Podpora silných stránok rodiny prostredníctvom online diagnostického nástroja vo včasnej intervencii

Translated title of the contribution: Supporting strengths of families through an online assessment tool tool in early childhood interventionFábry Lucká, Z. & Lessner Listiakova, I., 2018, Rodina v procese zmien. Bratislava: Comenius University in Bratislava, p. 50-70 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
childhood
life situation
parents
disability
participation

Activities 2015 2019

Dana Novotná

Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

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Northampton School for Girls

Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Visiting researcher)
18 Mar 2019

Activity: Public Engagement and OutreachPublic lecture/debate/seminarResearch

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

Hana Kasíková

Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)
22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch