On April 19th 2015, during a forum discussion, Marina Guryeva and Anna Makukhina, top-qualified special teachers from St. Petersburg, will speak on ‘Rehabilitation for Hearing-Impaired Persons in Germany’.
Anna Makukhina, b. 1976, graduated from the A.I. Gertsen State University in 1999 with a Master’s degree in correctional pedagogics, specializing in deaf pedagogics.
Between 1998 and 2001 she was a teacher of the deaf in an early habilitation group in the Municipal Children’s Surdological Center (presently Municipal Pediatric Restorative Treatment Center for Hearing and Speech Impairment No. 1).
2001-2008 – teacher of the deaf in kindergarten No. 109 of Vyborg district (the first integrated group of hearing-impaired children in a St. Petersburg logopaedic kindergarten).
2009-2014 – teacher of the deaf and defectologist in the Center for social rehabilitation of disabled children of Vyborg district. Work with very young children, hearing-impaired ones and with combined pathologies including delayed mental development and cerebral palsy.
Since 2014 has been on the Central psychological, medical and pedagogic committee of St. Petersburg, which assigns an individual education pathway to children.
Current interests: diagnostics and therapy for children with combined pathologies (hearing impairment+mental delay), using alternative communication methods with children suffering from combined conditions.