Prof Andrea Wanka

University of Education Heidelberg

Andrea Wanka, Prof. Dr. phil., is Professur for Deafblindness at the University of Education in Heidelberg/Germany. Before she was comissioner for Deafblindness at the stiftung st. franziuskus heiligenbronn/Germany. She is mostly working with congenital deafblind, but has also specific knowledge and experience on acquired deafblindness. In her PhD she analysed early parent-child-interactions with children with CHARGE Syndrome, since then she is focusing on CHARGE Syndrome in her work. She got the Young Professional Leadership Award from DbI. She published five books on CHARGE Syndrome in German language.

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