Thiruvananthapuram, January15: National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), in collaboration with the Directorate of Social Justice, is conducting their 27th online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on January 20th here.
The seminar, the first of its kind focusing on “Management of Children with Low Vision”, will be handled by Ms. Brahada Shankar, Consultant, Deaf blindness and Low vision, who has a diploma in Deaf blindness, London University.
The online live seminar to be hosted at NISH will commence at its campus at 10.30 am. The proceedings of the event will be simultaneously presented at all the District Child Protection Units (DCPU) offices for audiences present there via internet.
The two- and- a -half -hour programme in Malayalam aims at reaching out across the state to a larger number of parents and caregivers, who are not aware of the implications of disability.
Interested people 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- 3066675.
Interested people can register on the website Interested people can register on the website http://nish.ac.in/others/news/616
Participants should either have a personal computer, laptop or tablet along with reliable high speed internet connectivity, webcam and microphone.
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