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Walter Laurentius Widdig

Walter Laurentius Widdig, German neuroscientist, speech pathology/audiology services professional. Achievements include invention of online therapy of cortical blindness.

Background

  • Widdig, Walter Laurentius was born on August 7, 1949 in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westfalia, Germany. Son of Johann Widdig and Elisabeth Widdig-Bierganns.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Paris, 1981.

    Career

    • Grammar school teacher Bergisch Gladbach High School, Cologne, 1981—1985. Science assistant University Cologne, 1984—1989. Head laboratory neuropsychology and linguistics Ruhr University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of online therapy of cortical blindness.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Ploni van der Stoep, July 22, 1953. Children: Esther Christine, Anne-Martine, Jan-David.
    • father: Johann Widdig
    • mother: Elisabeth Widdig-Bierganns
    • spouse: Ploni van der Stoep
    • children: Esther Christine Widdig
    • Anne-Martine Widdig
    • Jan-David Widdig
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    • 1981
      University Cologne
    • 1981 - 1985
      Grammar school teacher, Bergisch Gladbach High School
      Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1984 - 1989
      science assistant, University Cologne
    • 1989
      head, laboratory neuropsychology and linguistics Ruhr University Hospital Bergmannsheil
      Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany