UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS
Coordinador del proyecto
Sonia Rodríguez Cano
Coordinadora del proyecto FORDYSVAR
I have been a teacher of childhood education for 18 years and I worked in the intervention in dyslexia and in other difficulties of learning from different associations of families with these problems. I have a degree in pedagogy and PhD in Education Sciences at the University of Burgos (UBU). I am currently a teacher and researcher at the UBU, where I am teaching on attention to diversity, among those which are specifically intended to dyslexia.
Vanesa Ausín Villaverde
I have a degree in Pedagogy and PhD in Educational Sciences at the University of Burgos.
I am specialist teacher in educational technology, therefore, I can collaborate in the design of technological tools to improve the quality of life of people with dyslexia.
I am currently a teacher and researcher at the University of Burgos (UBU).
Vanesa Delgado Benito
I have a degree in Pedagogy and PhD in Education Sciences at the University of Burgos (UBU). I am currently a teacher and researcher at the UBU. My current interest it includes teacher training and strategies to effectively include ICT in pedagogical practices.
I can give pedagogical advice in the design of digital educational materials for the treatment of people with dyslexia.
David Hortigüela Alcalá
"I am Specialist teacher in Physical Education and International Doctor in Education. I am currently a teacher and researcher at the University of Burgos (UBU). Specialist in pedagogical models and open and participative methodologies in the area of Physical Education, in formative and shared assessment, in cycles of research-action in the classroom and in the initial training of teachers.
Raquel Casado Muñoz
"I am an Associate Professor in Teacher Training for Inclusive Education at the Faculty of Education, of the University of Burgos (UBU).
My lines of research are focus on teacher training for inclusion, educational innovation and the promotion of inclusive schools. I coordinate the Research Group: Education, nclusion and Technology (EDINTEC).
I hold a PhD in Didactics of Social Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, a PhD in Educational Sciences from the University of Burgos, and a PhD in History from the University of Extremadura. One of my main lines of research is the application of educational technology in the specific field of social sciences. This research area will allow me to contribute in technological-educational evaluation for the improvement of educational processes and its link with dyslexia. I am currently a technology and Social Sciences teacher and researcher at University of Burgos.
Esther Cubo obtained her MD from the Medical School of the University of Extremadura, Badajoz, in 1991, her neurology training from the Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, in 1996 and her PhD degree from the University of Navarra, Pamplona, in 2003. She joined the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago in 1997 where she completed a fellowship in movement disorders between 1999 and 2000; there she received the 2000 annual research award from the neurology department.
During her training she developed an interest in Parkinson's disease rating scales and patient motor feature assessments. She moved back to Spain in 2000, where she joined the National Epidemiology Center, Health Institute San Carlos, Madrid and currently works at Hospital Universitario Burgos, Spain.
Dr. Cubo has received various national and international grants to address issues related to the epidemiology of movement disorders, telemedicine, epidemiology in the field of Tic Disorders, and Huntington´s Disease. She has published 143 articles about movement disorders and is the leader of the Telemedicine Study Group (International Parkinson´s Disease and Movement Disorder Society), New technologies at the Spanish Neurological Society.
Gemma Santa Olalla Mariscal
Profesora de la Universidad de Burgos (PTEU)
Vincula su carrera docente, investigadora y de transferencia del conocimiento a tres campos de estudio: la adquisición de la lengua oral, el proceso de enseñanza/aprendizaje de lengua escrita y una respuesta inclusiva a las necesidades específicas de apoyo educativo del alumnado.
Participa en proyectos para mejorar el desarrollo de la lengua oral en las aulas a través de “Planes de mejora de las habilidades comunicativas en el aula” (2015-2016); y en el proyecto nacional (I+D) “Los sistemas de soporte a la toma de decisiones (SSD) docentes y el desarrollo de la competencia lingüística; escuchar y hablar” (2016-2019).
I am currently a student of the pedagogy degree al the University of Burgos (UBU). I have a higher education cycle os Early Childhood Education and a training cycle of medium degree of Care for People in situations of dependency. In the FORDYSVAR Project I collaborate doing reserch initiation tasks.
Susana Cuevas Romero
I have a degree in Law and a Master in Educational Research and Innovation at the University of Burgos (UBU). I am currently a member of ADBu (Asociación Dyslexia Burgos) and mother of a dyslexic girl. My current interest includes training to raise awareness about this learning difficulty among education professionals, teachers and teachers and among the students themselves.
I can guide the needs of people with dyslexia, to include them in the design of digital educational materials oriented to their treatment in a playful way.
María Begoña Medina Gómez
Soy licenciada en Psicología por la Universidad de Salamanca y doctora en Ciencias de la Educación por la Universidad de Burgos. He sido psicóloga durante más de 23 años en instituciones dedicadas a la formación y atención de personas con trastornos del neurodesarrollo en diferentes etapas evolutivas y de sus familias. Actualmente soy profesora e investigadora en la Universidad de Burgos e imparto asignaturas relacionadas con la atención a la diversidad y los factores de riesgo educativo, entre ellos la dislexia.
IRCCS- ASSOCIAZIONE LA NOSTRA FAMIGLIA ISTITUTO SCIENTIFICO "EUGENIO MEDEA" (Italia)
Andrea Martinuzzi holds an M.D from University of Padova School of Medicine and a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Ferrara School of Science, Italy.
Currently, he is the Scientific & Clinical Chief Executive at the "E. Medea" Scientific Institute Department of Neurorehabilitation, based in the Conegliano Research Centre, Treviso, Italy. His skills and expertise focus on Neurobiology, Neurorehabilitation, neurological diseases, but also include subjects such as molecular biology, mutation, epilepsy and muscle function. In particular, his activities focus on pursuing the elucidation of pathogenetic mechanisms of neurodegeneration through cell and animal models, as well as finding new interventions, treatments and new ways to organize rehabilitation activities in accordance with the WHO ICF conceptual model.
Martina Da Rold
Martina Da Rold is a psychologist-psychotherapist, specialised in specific learning disorders. She carries out clinical activities at the IRCSS E. Medea in the Clinical Neurophysiology Unit.
Mara Buffoni is a pedagogist, graduated in Education Sciences in 2004 from the University of Padua. In 2011 she obtained her PhD from the School of Developmental Medicine and Programming Science at the University of Padua. She furthered her studies with two master's degrees in Clinical Pedagogy and Criminal Pedagogy. Since 2003 she has been working at the Unit for Severe Developmental Disabilities at the Scientific Institute "E. Medea", Ass. La Nostra Famiglia of Conegliano. From 2013 to date she is pedagogical coordinator of FISM Infant-toddler Centres and Preschools. Author and tutor of the ICF-CY on-line course for Erickson. Since 2008 she has had various teaching experiences in hospitals and universities.
Maria Luisa Lorusso
I have a Master Degree in Experimental Psychology (University of Padova) and one in Clinical Linguistics (Groningen Rijksuniversiteit). I obtained my PhD in Child Neuropsychology at Groningen University (NL). I am currently head of the Neuropsychology of Learning Disorders Unit at IRCCS Medea, where I carry out both clinical and research activity. I am the author of over 80 peer-reviewed articles in international scientific journals. My main research interests concern the nature and remediation of developmental dyslexia and the use of innovative web-based technologies for assessment and intervention. I have been research coordinator of several national projects funded by the Italian Ministry of Health, and a research partner in various international projects, including studies of multimodal characteristics of perception in children with dyslexia.
ASOCIATIA BUCURESTI PENTRU COPII DISLEXICI (Rumanía)
President, Asociatia Bucuresti Pentru Copii Dislexici (Rumanía)
Funding and directing the Association Bucharest for Dyslexic Children since 2014 Professional activity as actress: Theatre Mic, Timisoara National Theater, Bucharest National Theater, Fluent in French, English, Italian, German- written reading Volunteer for Asociatia Pro Vita for abandoned children 1999-2014 for educational and cultural activities and fundraising. Volunteer for Asociatia Romana pentru Copii Dislexici 2011-2014.
- Meixner Method for complex assessment and therapy for learning disorders- Meixner Fundation Hungary – Bucharest
- Assessment and diagnosis of reading difficulties through standard tests DDE2 and MT – Centre EduAcces
- Neuropsychology of specific learning disorders – Psychology University Bucharest ( prof. Philippe Roux France )
- Introducing neuro-psychomotor assessment and therapy – Workshop Bucharest ( Dr. Alessia Labriola and Dr. Veronica Mandelly Italy)
- Adapting methods for school inclusion of dyslexic students – Bucharest (dr. Gianluca LoPresti Italy )
- Postgraduate course postural medicine – assessment of dyslexic children as a proprioceptive issue Bucharest ( prof.Dr. Patrick Quercia France )
- 1980 - graduate of the Institute of Theater and Cinematography, Faculty of Theater, Acting Department, Prof. Olga Tudorache Class
- 1994 – postgraduate European Business School - Basic Management in Business and Financial Administration,
- 1993 – postgraduate Felix Meritis University, Amsterdam "Performing arts management"
Communications Consultant and Psychologists
Passionate for psychology and communication, with a solid 16+ years of expertize in working with international companies, providing them with valued strategic direction in the marketing and communication fields of activity, 5+ years of expertize in dyslexia projects implementation in Romania in partnership with Asociatia Romana pentru Copii Dislexici / Romaninan Association for Dyslexic Children and Asoiciatia Bucuresti pentru Copii Dislexici / Bucharest Association for Dyslexic Children and 2 years since I have started to practice as a psychologist and speech therapist.
Currently working as Psychologist at Asociatia prematurilor/ Preterm Kids Association – Center of Excellence in Prematurity
- 2015 -2017 BUCHAREST UNIVERSITY - Faculty of Psychology, Master degree “”Speech therapy in communication processes”:
- 1993 – 1998 “TITU MAIORESCU” UNIVERSITY - Bachelor degree in psychology
Santiago González Izard
CEO & CTO by ARSOFT.
I am a PhD in Computer Engineering, University of Salamanca and the CEO in ARSOFT, where I have growth and increased my leading aptitude. In short, I would define myself as an IT Engineer with considerable experience in business, multitasking and leadership.
But without a doubt, what I appreciate most about my work is that with each project I can continue to learn new things and develop myself both, personally and professionally.
Alberto Escudero Andrés
VR & AR app developer by ARSOFT.
I have a Bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca (USAL) which has allowed me to obtain my work as a developer at ARSOFT. This work allows me to develop projects as exciting as this, which has also allowed me to know much better the case of students with dyslexia, thus opening my horizons.
FORDYS-VAR: Fostering inclusive learning for children with dyslexia in Europe by providing easy-to-use virtual and/or augmented reality tools and guidelines. – KVELOCE I+D+i – Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación
Dra. Maite Ferrando
Honors Degree Bachelor and PhD in Psychology (1998-2008) by the University of Valencia (2008). Master Degree in Health & Clinical Psychology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and MsC.in Information and Knowledge Society (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya). She has been granted for research at the University of Oslo, Stoony Brook University in New York, the University of Washington and the University of Berkeley, California. She has been leading the management of projects funded by EU-funded programs including the FP6 and FP7 in the fields of ICT, health and environment, among others. She is currently an external evaluator of the European Commission and external reviewer.
Bachelor Degree in Philosophy, MsC.Secondary Education and Vocational Training and PhD. student in Health Communication. Non-doctorate researcher in Complutense University of Madrid – EMUI Research Institute. She has a professional background as H2020 independent consultant, Dissemination Manager within the 3D Tune-In Project (H2020; Ref: 644051) Project Manager, and a wide expertise in Social Impact, Social Media Marketing and Digital Communities. She participates in the development of proposals for companies and research entities, optimising the theoretical foundation, analysis the state of the art and improving the work programme/tasks specifications.
Bachelor Degree in Economy by the University of Valencia (2018). Specialised training in corporate finances, social economy, managerial strategies, public economy evaluation, economic development and growth in the history and industrial applied economy. Also, she was granted fo r two short-stays of in the Harrogate Tutorial College (UK).