Alessio Di Renzo studied at Sapienza University of Rome, where he obtained in 2006 his Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques of Development and Education with a thesis entitled "The narrative productions in LIS of deaf children and young people" (with a score of 90/110) .
At the same University in 2020 he graduated in Linguistics with a thesis entitled "The lexicon of the LIS: styles of use in Italian Sign Language (LIS) (110/110 summa cum laude).
Since his early years of university he worked in different areas ( teaching , coordination and planning) at various institutions that deal with deaf and the emancipation of deaf people, including the historical national association of the Deaf “ENS”, the State Institute of the Deaf in Rome “ISSR”, and the Italian Sign Language (LIS) school “Gruppo SILIS”. In 2005 co-founded, and currently directs as president the company “Il Treno soc. coop. soc.le onlus” that promotes early Italian/LIS bilingualism and publish bilingual italian/LIS editions for deaf and hearing children and youth and their families.
Since 2008 he has been working at the LaCAM - Language and Communication Across Modalities laboratory of the Institute of Science and Technology of Cognition (ISTC) of the National Research Council (CNR) in the field of scientific projects, dealing mainly with L1 acquisition, LIS writing and,in the last years he has mostly devoted himself to LIS Linguistics.
His PhD research project is aimed at investigating linguistic constructions in LIS according to the type of textual production (conversation, conference, monologue, narrative and literary text).