About the Society


Österreichische Gesellschaft für Logopädie, Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie
Austrian Society of Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Pediatric Audiology

The Austrian Society of Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Pediatric Audiology (ÖGLPP) has a long tradition.
It was founded in 1924 by Emil Fröschels.

Purpose of the association
The association aims at the support of interdisciplinary research in the named fields logopedics, phoniatrics, pediatric audiology and their implementation in practice.
ÖGLPP cooperates with associated societies and organizes congresses in cooperation with the
Medical University of Vienna on a regular basis.
These courses support the continuous technical and medical education of ENT physicians as well as logopedists, speech therapists, vocal or singing teachers and help to improve practical skills by
working together in workshops and by professional presentations of the latest technologies and
advances in research.

The ÖGLPP is a member of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP),
founded in 
1924 and of the Austrian Academy of Science (ÖAW), founded in 1847.

Objects of the society are achieved by
- Regular board meetings
- Organization of advanced training courses and scientific meetings and congresses
- Official information on the website of the society
- Promotion of research and advanced training in the fields of ENT, phoniatrics, logopedics,
  pediatric audiology and speech pathology

Financial resources of the society are raised by
a)    Membership dues
    Surpluses resulting from training courses, congresses, conferences, etc.
    Subventions and sponsoring

Executive Committee

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Berit Schneider-Stickler

Vice Presidents
ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Doris-Maria Denk-Linnert
Bianca Happenhofer-Bileck
Almuth Paier, MAS, MSc

Katharina Klavacs, BSc
SDn Dipl.Päd. Marcella Feichtinger

Media Administrator
Katharina Klavacs, BSc

Transcript writers
Alexandra Jurek-Schick
Dr. Matthias Leonhard

Eveline Rezanka

o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Patrick Zorowka
Dr. Julia Rechenmacher-Strauß

Name and place of residence
OEGLPP is a registered association (e.V.) and is located in Vienna

Facts and Figures

Foundatation in Vienna during the 1st Conference of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP) in 1924 by E. FRÖSCHELS. After World War II until 1962 F. v. TROJAN and
V. IMRE were alternatively presidents of the society. In 1962 F. FRANK became president who encouraged the society to bloom. Between 1969 and 1971 the ÖGLPP was headed by W. SCHLORHAUFER before F. FRANK became president again until 1995. In this year W. BIGENZAHN took the lead of the ÖGLPP with the vision to create an umbrella for all professionals who take care of the human communication, hearing and swallowing.


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