About the Expert
Emiliya Leongard graduated from the Defectology Department of the V. I. Lenin Moscow State Pedagogical Institute in 1955 (Department of Philology). For the following five years she served as teacher at a school for deaf/mute children.
1962 - PhD; scientific work in a number of research institutes.
Currently - Associate Professor of the N. E. Bauman Moscow State Technical University; works with deaf and hard of hearing students on "Semantics of technical texts". Lecturing at the defectology department of the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute and at numerous courses of advanced training.
Since 1968 - permanent editor of the section "University for Parents" of the journal of the Russian Deaf Society "In a single formation."
In co-authorship with E. Samsonova, author of "Raising children with hearing impairment in the family". Several books for parents, SLPs and psychologists have been published in co-authorship. Editor and one of the authors of the program "Communication. Education and training of hard of hearing children in kindergarten. " President of ANO "Leongard Center for Training and Socio-Cultural Rehabilitation of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children"; author of the Leongard method. Scientific interests and subjects of research: verbal hearing; oral speech, communication; language development; integration, inclusion; family of the child with hearing impairment; socialization; children of infant age, preschool children, school children, students.
Participant and speaker of numerous conferences and congresses in Russia and abroad.