Elena Ushakova

Elena Ushakova

Post: Interim Director of the Institute of Special Education and Psychology
Academic credentials: PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor

  • Ushakova@mgpu.ru

Research Profile

Inclusive and preschool education of children with disabilities
Psychological and pedagogical support for a family raising a child with special educational needs
STEM-technologies for preschool children with disabilities
Technologies for the development of early help
Psychological and pedagogical support for persons with disabilities in the course of mastering professional competences


  • Psychological and pedagogical diagnostics
  • Psychological and pedagogical support for children with disabilities
  • Psychologist of children’s collective
  • Moscow education system

Period of Teaching and Research Service

18 years

Education and Degrees

  • Higher pedagogical degree, pedagogical psychologist for working with children with developmental disabilities
  • Professional retraining in the programme “State and Municipal Management”.
  • Postgraduate education


Correctional pedagogy and special psychology (preschool)
State and municipal administration

Total Period of Employment

26 years