Mirjana Lenček, PhD

Professor
Department of Speech and Language Pathology

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7549
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 38
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Professor
Department of Speech and Language Pathology

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7549
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 38
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Dyslexia I
  • Dyslexia II
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Dyscalculia
  • Clinical Exercises in Speech and Language Pathology
  • Specific Learning Difficulties: Methods of Work

Education

1991 - Graduated from the Faculty of Defectology, University of Zagreb

1994 - Graduated with MA degree from the Faculty of Defectology, University of Zagreb

1999 - Graduated with PhD degree from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Language Abilities as a Prerequisite for Acquisition of Reading Skills"

Scientific interests

  • Scientific work focused on specific learning difficulties, notably dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia
  • A significant part of activities is also dedicated to research in features of regular development of reading and writing in Croatia, and the link between the language and these skills
  • In the research of difficulties and disorders in mathematical processes, the focus is on mathematic language

Projects

International: 1

National: 4

Professional activities

  • Leader of professional projects financed by the Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity: "Education-Rehabilitational (ER) Model in Counselling and Clinical Work with Families and Children with Developmental Difficulties”; Specific Learning Difficulties - We Are Also Special”; Specific Learning Difficulties - Let’s Move On“
  • Associate of the project: "Determining the Problem of Reading and Writing in Persons Sanctioned by Educational Measures in the Republic of Croatia" (headed by Ljiljana Sabljak, MA; financed by the Office for Human Rights of the government of the Republic of Croatia)
  • Editor-in-Chief of the scientific-research journal Logopedy
  • Member of the Management Board of the Croatian Association for Dyslexia; commissions for evaluation of projects by the Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity; associate of the Commission for Protection of Patients of the City of Zagreb and the Office for Students with Disabilities;
  • Editor of two expert handbooks related to the field of dyslexia: "Dyslexia - Guide for Students" Independent Learning and Dyslexia - Handbook Intended for Persons Tasked with Support to Students with Dyslexia