Since 2009, Dr Natalia Czajka has been employed at the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in the Department of Rehabilitation. Since 2020, she has been Head of the Department of Teleaudiology and Screening. She is a graduate of a 5-year uniform master’s degree in special pedagogy with two specialties: early intervention and pedagogical therapy at the Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education in Warsaw. She defended the PhD title at the Warsaw Medical University, Poland. Since beginning her work, she has been involved in diagnosing and rehabilitating patients with auditory processing disorders. As a special educator, by training, she successfully implements a holistic approach to the patient. With several years of clinical experience, she verifies knowledge from the latest literature reports and congresses, translating them into her daily clinical practice, and enriching her workshop. She is a certified therapist and trainer in Polymodal Sensory Perception Stimulation applying the Skarzynski method and a certified therapist of Audio-Psycho-Linguistic Stimulation applying the Tomatis method.
She is an active participant in national and international congresses and conferences. She has participated as a speaker in numerous roundtables and panel discussions, of which she was also chairman and moderator. She has been teaching classes, workshops, and training courses for many years, sharing the knowledge and experience gained in her many years of work. Her most important teaching activities include: since 2018 – lectures to Warsaw Medical University Physiotherapy students (subject: Clinical Physiotherapy in diseases of internal organs in ENT); since 2020 – co-teaching the course with lectures and exercises for students of Audiophonology with Hearing Prosthetics at Warsaw Medical University, since 2020 – co-teaching courses “Training at the Center for Advanced Surgical Techniques/Medical Center of Postgraduate Education”. The candidate’s most significant achievements include the prestigious “Golden OTIS 2019” award for her scientific debut in medicine (2019) and the “PRO MASOVIA” Commemorative Medal awarded on September 9, 2020, for outstanding contributions and lifetime achievement to the Mazovian province.