Assoc Prof Dr. GÖZDE TOMRİS | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Eskisehir Osmangazi University | Turkey

Author Profile


Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Gözde Tomris began her academic career at Hacettepe University, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences. Her early academic interests focused on the intersection of health and education, particularly in the context of special education. She continued her studies at Anadolu University, obtaining both a Master’s and a Doctoral degree in Educational Sciences. Her theses were centered on early intervention programs and the prevention of problem behaviors in children, specifically those with Down syndrome.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Tomris's professional journey has been marked by her dedication to special education. She has served as a Research Assistant at Anadolu University and Eskisehir Osmangazi University, where she contributed to various research projects and initiatives aimed at improving educational outcomes for children with mental disabilities. In 2020, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor at Eskisehir Osmangazi University, where she continues to work in the Department of Education for the Mentally Disabled.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Tomris's research primarily focuses on the development and implementation of educational interventions for children with special needs. Her work includes the design and evaluation of programs that support children with Down syndrome and other mental disabilities. She has published several short communications in educational journals, discussing topics such as child development monitoring and self-care skills for individuals with Down syndrome. Additionally, she has served as an editor for various academic publications, contributing to the field's body of knowledge.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout her career, Dr. Tomris has received numerous awards and recognitions for her contributions to special education. These include the Barrier-Free Informatics Education Award from the Türkiye Barrier-Free Informatics Platform in 2018 and multiple performance incentive certificates from Anadolu University. Her achievements reflect her commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Tomris has had a significant impact on the field of special education through her research, teaching, and editorial work. Her studies on early intervention programs and problem behavior prevention have informed best practices and contributed to the development of effective educational strategies for children with special needs. Her role as an educator has also allowed her to influence the next generation of special education professionals.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Tomris's ongoing work continues to shape the field of special education. Her commitment to research and her dedication to improving educational outcomes for children with mental disabilities ensure that her contributions will have a lasting impact. Future projects and research initiatives are expected to further advance understanding and practices in special education, building on her legacy of innovation and excellence.

Notable Publications

A chain of interlocking rings”: Preschool teachers’ experiences regarding home-school collaboration with a focus on children with special needs and their parents in inclusive education 2024

Views of Parents of Children With Down Syndrome on Early Intervention Services in Turkey: Problems, Expectations, and Suggestions 2022 (1)

The COVID-19 pandemic: The evaluation of the emergency remote parent training program based on at-home support for children with down syndrome 2022 (5)

Early Intervention Services for Young Children with Down Syndrome and Their Families: Recent Trends in the World and Turkey 2020 (1)

Effectiveness of Teaching Café Waitering to Adults with Intellectual Disability through Audio-Visual Technologies 2017 (18)





GÖZDE TOMRİS | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award