ISaR International team

Prof. Dr. Emmy Csocsán

Prof. Dr. Emmy Csocsán

1997-2007 Professor at TU Dortmund in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences. Today she is lecturing at different universities in several countries. Her specialist areas focus on analysis and the following up of learning processes in pupils and young persons with visual impairment, the development of mathematical competences, the inclusive setting of pupils and students with VI.
Emmy Csocsán works with different international projects.
Initiator and founder of the German ISaR Project. Since 2007 she is working on ISaR International being responsible for structure and content of the project.


Prof. Dr. Renate Walthes

Prof. Dr. Renate Walthes

Professor at TU Dortmund in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, head of the department Rehabilitation and Education by Blindness and Low vision.
Her specialist areas focus on educational questions, early intervention, perception and complex impairments. Main points of research: Low vision, cortical visual impairments, perception processes in visual impairment.
Renate Walthes is the leader of several international projects and cooperation programs.
She is the initiator and founder of German ISaR Project and responsible for developing the concept of the project, further education and coordination.


Solveig Sjöstedt

Solveig Sjöstedt

Honorary counsellor of education in Finland.
She is a special teacher in the field of visual impairment, former director of the Swedish School for the Visually Impaired in Helsinki.
Today she is lecturing at different universities around the world.
She has been working with many international projects abroad.
As to the project Isar International she is responsible for cooperation and PR activities.


Richard Piatkowski

Richard Piatkowski

Computer scientist. He developed the technical part and know-how of the German ISaR projects. He handles the databases, the server and the structure of the homepage.


Sarah Kitza


Frau Charlotte Wingenfeld

Charlotte Wingenfeld

Charlotte Wingenfeld studies English and two special educational emphases ("Förderschwerpunkte") for physically disabled and visually impaired and blind children in Dortmund to become a teacher. She is a research assistant for ISaR.


Anne Dopheide




Former team members

Nils Becker

Nils Becker

Nils Becker is a student assistant in the ISaR Project


Supported by Heidehof-Stiftung, Stuttgart
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