In 1964 she graduated from the Kuibyshev State Pedagogical Institute with a degree in Mathematics and Physics.
In 1988 she studied at the Speech Therapist specialty and worked as a speech pathologist at the Kuibyshev City Psychoneurological Dispensary.
In 1990 and 1996 she underwent training for speech therapists «Correction of stuttering according to the methodology of L.Z. Andronova.»
In 1994 she graduated from the Samara Pedagogical Institute with a degree in Defectology.
In the following years she worked as a speech pathologist at the Speech Center, Center for Clinical Pedagogy, at the center «Help», held training seminars in various regions of Russia and Bulgaria.