We have compiled a set of Six Training Modules focussing on Problems of Deafness and Educational Techniques useful for teaching Children With Hearing Impairment (CWHI).

The Educational Material of this kind is vital for empowering Parents, Teachers of Regular Schools, Special Educators, and Community Workers who deal with the identification and education of hearing-impaired children.

Sensory Perception plays a vital role in gaining knowledge about the world around us. Impairment of any senses creates learning barriers for a child. Children with Hearing Impairment mostly miss the vital phase of Language Acquirement (0-2yrs), as Deafness is not an easily recognisable loss. Bereft of Communication and Linguistic skills, ‘Learning’ becomes an uphill task.

Early Intervention-Parent Infant Programme (0-3 years)

The Early Intervention begins soon after a baby has been diagnosed with hearing loss. To provide services for families of hearing-impaired infants, the Parent-Infant Program (PIP) was established. Enthusiasm for PIP emerged from the concept that children advance to the best of their abilities when their emerging speech, language and

New Born Hearing Screening Programme

June 18th was a big day for all of us at VAANI, as we set up ‘SOHUM’ device at Tumkur District Hospital Karnataka. ​‘SOHUM’ is a non-invasive Early Screening device for testing hearing loss in newborn babies. Early screening helps in taking appropriate remedial measures and increases the probability of