Thiruvananthapuram, November 10: National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) together with the Directorate of Social Justice is conducting the 25th online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on November 18th. The seminar, which is first of its kind, deals with “Muscle Diseases and its Rehabilitation”, will be handled by Dr. Sruthy S Nair, Assistant Professor, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvanatahpuram.
This online live seminar hosted at NISH will commence at their campus at 10.30 am. This will be webcast at all the District Child Protection Units (DCPU). The two and a half -hour programme in Malayalam aims to reach out across the state to larger numbers of parents and caregivers, who are not aware of the implications of disability.
Those who wish to participate from DCPU offices in each district may contact the Child Protection Units Officer nearest to them and avail the telephonic registration process.
Participants from each district can contact the District Child Protection officers in the following numbers: Thiruvananthapuram (0471-2345121), Kollam (0474-2791597) Pathanamthitta (0468-2319998), Alappuzha (0477-2241644), Kottayam (0481-2580548), Idukki (0486-2200108), Ernakulam (0484-2609177),Thrissur (0487-2364445), Palakkad(0491-2531098), Malappuram (0483-2978888), Kozhikode (0495-2378920), Wayanad (04936-246098), Kannur (0490-2326199)and Kasargod (04994-256990).
Participants from Trivandrum district can also attend from NISH after telephonic registration by contacting NISH in 0471- 3066658.
Registration can also be done at the website http://nish.ac.in/others/news/595. Participants should either have a personal computer, laptop or tablet along with reliable high-speed internet connectivity, webcam and microphone.
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