Barbara Streicher, PhD
Education: University of Cologne, major in ‘Special pedagogics’, ‘Communication’ and ‘Emotional development in history lessons’.
Practice in a school for the hard of hearing. Upon graduation – degree as ‘Defectologist’
Courses in audio-verbal speech and language pedagogics in Canada and the USA.
Courses in consulting parents of small children and psychotherapy under the supervision of MD, Prof. M. Papousek in the Institute for social pediatrics and adolescent medicine of the Munich Ludwig-Maximilian University.
PhD tenure and defense of thesis titled ‘Speech development in school-age children with a cochlear implant’
2005 until now
Scientific employee at the university clinic of Cologne
2003 – 2005
Creation of a dispensary service for patients in the CIK (Cologne Cochlear Implant Center) at the university clinic of Cologne.
2002 – 2003
Employment at the Rhein school for speech and communication development in Cologne; specialization in early development and collective education
1991 – 2002
Employment at the Rhein school for the hard of hearing (Hessen) specializing in early development, pre-school education, collective education and diagnostics
Part-time private practice in audio-verbal therapy
Department for therapeutic pedagogics in the University of Cologne, until 2005
1996 and onwards
Institute for Special Pedagogics, Munich Ludwig-Maximilian University
Chairwoman of the Cologne Cochlear Implant Society (Kölner Cochlear Implant Gesellschaft e.V.)
Member of the Federative Society for Audio-Verbal Therapy (Bundesverein für auditiv verbale Therapie e. V.)
2002 and onwards
Organization and implementation of qualification enhancement courses for specialists, consultations for parents and pediatric therapy in Nairobi
Support to the Eden school (edenschool.sc.ke) in Kenya