Monika Maćkowiak (Czapka)

Monika Maćkowiak (Czapka)

psychologist and pedagogue, ADOS-2 diagnostician
  • Polish

Specialization: Psychologist, special educator, certified ADOS-2 diagnostician.

Experience: Graduated from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wrocław. She has pedagogical preparation and qualifications in the field of education and rehabilitation of people with intellectual disabilities. She gained professional experience in integrated and therapeutic kindergartens for children with developmental disorders. She also worked as a lecturer at the SWPS University, teaching development psychology. She conducted workshops for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders on how to support children’s social development in everyday life. Currently, she is professionally associated with the Kolorowa Akademia (Colorful Academy) in Wrocław, Private Primary School for children with autism, where she conducts individual classes for children. In addition, she cooperates with the Krok po Kroku Foundation in Oława, dealing with the diagnosis and group and individual therapy of children with ASD, FAS and other development challenges.

Treatment: At work, she focuses on the developmental needs of children, which determine the entirety of complex therapeutic interactions. In the treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders, she focuses on the development of relationships in order to develop their individual potential and support their functioning in everyday life. At the Ginemedica Center, she deals with the diagnosis and assessment of symptoms of autism using the ADOS-2 test.