Tatjana Prizl Jakovac, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Speech and Language Pathology

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7547
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Consultations: room 36
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Associate Professor
Department of Speech and Language Pathology

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7547
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 36
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Aphasia I
  • Aphasia II
  • Neurodevelopmental Language Disorders
  • Communication Disorders in Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Neurogenic Degenerative Speech-Language Disorders

Education

1989 - 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, Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Processes of Verbal Expression in Persons with Aphasia”

Scientific interests

Scientific work is focused on speech-language difficulties in children and adults caused by brain lesion.

The research part of the activity is linked with the problem area of aphasias and traumatic brain lesions. The attention is notably focused to more recent approaches to viewing the problem of aphasias, from the terminology and classification to application of adequate diagnostic methods and procedures. Another component part of the scientific work is speech language difficulties in persons of older age (dementia).

Projects

  • Social Awareness of Aphasia (associate)
  • "Aphasias and Traumatic Brain Lesions" (2007-2011); leading researcher

Professional activities

  • Associate of the Rehabilitation Centre of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences