Sep 29
Diamanti-Vasiliki

Vassiliki Diamanti

Psychology

BA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; MA, Institute of Education, University of London; PhD, University College London

Dr Vassiliki Diamanti earned her PhD in Psychology from University College London. Her thesis concerned the longitudinal and cross-linguistic study of reading and spelling performance of children with and without dyslexia. She also received an MA in Educational Psychology from the Institute of Education, University of London. She has worked as an educational psychologist in school and private practice settings since 2006, specializing in the assessment and intervention of specific learning disabilities in reading and spelling. She is actively involved in research concerning preschool predictors of learning difficulties, through an affiliation with the University of Crete, and she teaches at the Graduate School of DEREE the American College of Greece since 2014. Dr Diamanti is also in private practice. Her research interests concern phonological and morphological awareness and the development of reading and spelling skills in the early school years, early identification of preschool children at risk for language, literacy, and cognitive difficulties, as well as dyslexia in different orthographies.