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Personal profile

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

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

    Kossewska, J., Preece, D., Lisak, N., Bombińska-Domżał, A., Cierpiałowska, T., Lessner Listiakova, I., Lubińska-Kościółek, E., Niemiec, S., 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

    Open Access
  • 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
  • Komparácia prístupov v dramatoterapii

    Translated title of the contribution: Comparing drama therapy approachesLessner Listiakova, I., 19 Nov 2019, Expresívne terapie vo vedách o človeku 2019. Hudecová, A. & Kováčová, B. (eds.). Verbum, p. 47-54 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportConference Contribution

    Open Access
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  • Medzinárodná klasifikácia funkčnej schopnosti, dizability a zdravia v kontexte teórie, výskumu a praxe inkluzívneho vzdelávania

    Translated title of the contribution: International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in the context of theory, research and practice of inclusive educationGroma, M., Lessner Listiakova, I. & Tóthová, T., 31 Dec 2019, Aktivita a participácia detí so zdravotným postihnutím v kontexte integrovaného / inkluzívneho vzdelávania. Groma, M. (ed.). Bratislava: Comenius University in Bratislava, p. 26-56 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

    Open Access
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  • Activities

    ASD-EAST - empowering and supporting teachers to work with autism in Eastern Europe.

    David Preece (Author), & Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Author)

    5 Feb 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    ASD-EAST - Empowering and supporting teachers to work with autism in Eastern Europe

    David Preece (Author), & Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Author)

    12 Feb 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    Hana Kasíková

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)

    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    Dana Novotná

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)

    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch

    ASD-EAST: Empowering Teachers to Work with Autism in Eastern Europe

    David Preece (Speaker), & Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Speaker)

    20 Jun 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

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    Michal Růžička

    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

    Jaroslava Dosedlová

    Ivana Lessner Listiakova (Host)

    22 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an Academic VisitorResearch