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I have been working at the Institute for the Deaf since 1998. I have a PhD in Special Pedagogy from the University of Turin, where I currently teach Special Pedagogy and Didactics. My research interests include cultural and museum accessibility, linguistics of sign languages (in particular on African sign languages), education of the deaf and European disability policies, in particular on the issue of multiple discrimination risks. for underrepresented target groups (e.g. the intersection of disabilities and stigmatized ethnic groups, the LGBTQ + community, immigrants, asylum seekers, etc.). I have over 14 years of experience in developing and managing European projects.
Head of the Institute's library, I welcome users and gladly help them in their research. Lover of old books, music, reading, dogs and cats, twice a mother. I attended the classical high school, I graduated in Literature, I then continued with a Master in cataloging ancient books and with the course to become a librarian.
I have been working for the Institute for several years, I am the contact person for the sensory disability help desk in Asti, contact person for LIS courses and Assisting Communication in Asti and project contact person in the province of Asti
Deputy director of the Institute of the Deaf, specialized teacher and socio-cultural educator, I have been working in the institute since 1998, today I coordinate the Day Center "The garden of the senses" and the social housing "La casa di Sopra".
I am the manager of the residential facilities of the Institute for the Deaf: Apartment Group "Casa dei Decibel" and "Casa dei Quattttro". I am a professional educator and have been working for the Institute for the Deaf since 2001
Ebouaney Mbime Andre Karl Joress
I am Ebouaney Mbime Andre Karl Joress born in Cameroon and in Italy since 2013. For the Institute, I am the head of the youth sector and of the certification of Italian for foreigners.
Nicola Della Maggiora
Deaf actor of Tuscan origins. For the Institute I work as a computer technician, lecturer in Italian Sign Language (LIS) and lecturer in training courses (Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Illustrator) for the Academy department, LIS / International Signs (IS) interpreter, Italian interpreter Written / LIS, English Written / IS, site and social media manager.
Cuneo by birth and Turin by adoption. Educator, specializing in cultural accessibility for deaf and blind people. Erasmus plus project coordinator.
Deaf from birth. DEAF is my power to open doors to achieve more! For the institute I work as the head of ISTV, teacher of Italian Sign Language (LIS), teacher at training courses for the Academy department, LIS / International Signs interpreter (IS), Italian written / LIS translator and media manager officer.
I am a LIS teacher and have been working in the Institute for over 15 years. I took a degree in education. The motto is: "Working together means being successful together"
LIS mother tongue teacher and LIS / International Signs Interpreter (IS), written Italian / LIS and written English / LIS with many years of experience with the Institute of the Deaf of Turin for international projects, over the years I have had various training experiences regarding LIS and IS through events organization and international representations such as the WFDYS (World Federation Deaf Youth Section). I have been working at the institute since 2013 as a teacher, interpreter (and cultural mediation in the case of the reception of deaf immigrants at the institute), I am often part of international projects and I also deal with the Deaf Academy for the organization of new events in the future.
Deaf educator and communication assistant, I work as a teacher at the "Padre Antonio Loreti" kindergarten (one of the bilingual schools in Italy!) Since 2020. In addition, I am also a LIS teacher and a Deaf Interpreter / Translator / Mediator. I was born in France, I know French Sign Language (LSF) and International Signs. I also coordinate the Academy department, a training center for Deaf adults.
I am an educator and Communication Assistant, but I also have a degree in Biological Sciences with a socio-health focus. Like all educators, I am super versatile by vocation and needs and I work in very different services: The Day Center "Garden of the Senses", for young adults with multiple disabilities; The Territory and the School, with users aged between two and nineteen; Training; The "Blind and Visually Impaired" department of the Foundation, for the realization of internal and international services and projects. Which do I prefer? All!
I am the administrative director of the Istituto dei Dordi, an accountant specializing in corporate administrative processes relating to accounting procedures and personnel administration, I have been working in the Institute since 2001, today I coordinate the administrative office.
Psychologist and psychotherapist, I work at the Institute for the deaf in Turin also as a referent for the blind and visually impaired department and as an educator for sensory disabled people. You participate in national and international training activities, projects and networks.
I am a professional educator with a degree from the University of Turin. I have been working as an educator at the Institute for the deaf for 20 years. Over the years I have trained and gained experience in the various services that the Institute has active. Currently I collaborate with Luisa Accardo as coordinator of territorial education services, I also work as an educator at the apartment group "Casa dei Decibel" and in the area as a territorial educator.
Luca Germana, teacher at the institute since 2009, deaf since birth third direct generation and LIS mother tongue. I teach by embodying the value of sign language and its unique complexity that is rich in nuance. A discovery that will remain inside you and open new horizons. I wait for you in class!
Maria Gemma Loi
Speech therapist since 1998, he has been working at the Institute for the Deaf of Turin, since 1999. He directs the Audiologopedico Center, the rehabilitation area of the Institute, which deals with the prevention, evaluation and treatment of low and high-grade communicative-linguistic disorders. high complexity, learning and swallowing disorders.
I am a psychologist with a degree in Developmental Psychology with a focus on school and learning processes. Master in Learning Disorders and ADHD. I currently work as a freelance psychologist and Learning Tutor in Turin in addition to five years of experience as a teacher of German and English in various language schools and public institutions. I am currently employed at the Institute as a researcher and coordinator of several European projects.
Pedagogist, professional educator and qualified logogenist. She has been working for the Institute of the Deaf in Turin since 1999 as an educator for deaf children in secondary school and at the university. I am a trainer and teacher of Italian courses for deaf adults and deaf foreigners. Since 2017 I have been the head of the Training Department which organizes Sign Language and Communication Assistant courses.
He holds a PhD in Neo-Hellenic Studies and Translation from the 3-Paul Valéry University of Montpellier (France). In addition, he has a second level Master in Public Policies and Social Change (Collegio Carlo Alberto), a Master's Degree in International Studies from the University of Turin, a second level Master in Didactic and psychological methodologies of education at the University of L'Aquila and a degree in Linguistics (University of Ioannina). Currently, she is finishing her second PhD in Sociology at the University of Milan (Bicocca). Since 2016 she has been working at the institute as a Junior Researcher and Proposal Writer for EU-funded projects. Furthermore, as certified by the ICF (International Coach Federation), as a career coach, she can conduct seminars and help beneficiaries in the development of their career, professional goals and strategies for success in the workplace.
Referent of educational didactic activities. Degree in Educational Sciences. Psychomotricist with three-year training at the CFP school (professional psychomotor center) of Turin. Italian Sign Language (LIS) interpreter.
I have been working with the Institute since 2001. I am a Pedagogist and Communication Assistant. In the Institute I hold the role of Deputy Director of the Management Area and Director of the Educational Services Department. (Contract professor in specialization courses for support teachers on behalf of the University of Turin)
LIS teacher, at the Institute of the Deaf of Turin, Deaf from birth and LIS mother tongue. Learning Sign Language, in schools and beyond, is a particularly important factor because it is through it that the integration of deaf people into society takes place.
Born deaf in a deaf family with LIS mother tongue. Growing up at the Institute of the Deaf in Turin as a friend of former students and attending the summer camp for children, I watched it transform over time and become more and more inclusive and avant-garde. Now I work at the Institute of the Deaf in Turin as a LIS teacher for children, teens and adults; as an Italian / LIS, English / IS, IS / LIS interpreter and narrator / editor for the ISTV channel.