Graduate Assistant, PhD student for Professor Dr. Erich Hartmann at the Department of
Speech Language Therapy of the Department for Special Education of the University of
Angelika Rother graduated in Speech Language Therapy in 1991 at the Speech Language
Therapy institute of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. She then
studied with Professor Walter Huber as a lecturer and research Speech Language Therapist
at the RWTH Aachen University, where she studied abroad at Trinity College Dublin and
wrote her diploma thesis on the subject of the Landau-Kleffner Syndrome.
Angelika Rother gained professional experience in institutions in the areas of child language
She is a pioneer for the academisation of Speech Language Therapy in Austria and played a
major role in this development.
Her areas of special interest in SLT/SLP include aphasia in childhood and adulthood as well as
developmental language disorders.
She was responsible for Austria’s participation in the EU project NetQues under the
leadership of the European Speech Language Therapy association CPLOL.
She is writing her doctoral thesis on the therapy of children with aphasia.