Participant

Participant Info

First Name*
Serenella
Middle Initials
Last Name*
Besio
Role in the Network*
Action Chair, WG-member, Core Group Member
Picture*
Scientific Area
Year of PhD Award
Name of organisation*
Università della Valle d'Aosta - Université de la Vallée d'Aoste
Area of Work*
Professor in the field of Special Pedagogy and psychologist, my main research field are: a) play for children with disabilities, mainly with motor impairment; b) the use of ICF as a tool for implementing educational and rehabilitation interventions; c) quality of life of persons with disabilities
Expertise Contributions*
My expertise is mainly in the clinical field, as a consultant psychologist to support the use of Assistive Technologies, and in the research field. For what concerns "Play for children with disabilities" I studied the topic mainly in relation to children with motor impairment, I participated to the European Project (1996-1999) IROMEC (VI Framework Program), and I coordinated some local and national projects concerning the same topic