PhD in psychology. Head of special psychology subdepartment. A well-known specialist in education and development of deafblind children and children with multiple development disturbances. Has around 100 publications on the aforementioned issues, including publications in English, German and Polish languages. For several years she has been a representative of Russia in International organization for development of services for deafblind around the world – Deafblind International (DBI).
She is also a member of editorial boards of the following journals: Psychological science and education, Special psychology, Questions of mental health of children and adolescents.