Category: Featured_stories

Teach for Deaf

In our work across the country over the last 12 years, we have found a gap in the area of volunteerism and in the perception of non-profit organisations. Most volunteer programmes involve activities that last a few hours and don’t really give the participant a holistic view of the work that the NGO does or […]

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Modes of Communication

Classification of methods of communication used by persons with hearing impairment: The auditory-verbal approach This is also known as the unisensory mode. The child develops “listening” and speech skills through the use of optimally functioning hearing aids, and auditory training i.e. lip reading is not encouraged. The use of signs is forbidden.  The deaf child […]

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Defeating Childhood Deafness

‘Don’t worry, there’s nothing wrong with your child’ – these are probably reassuring words to a young mother worried about her baby’s apparent ‘different’ness but this is definitely not good advice. A mother always knows when something’s wrong and she should be encouraged to go with her instincts. VAANI works with families to highlight the […]

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Vaani, Deaf Children's Foundation is a Registered trust (no.4257) and works towards bringing language and communication into the lives of deaf children and their families across India.