NISH conducts Online Interactive Parental Awareness Seminar on child disorders


Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 8: National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) together with the Directorate of Social Justice is conducting the third online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on January 15. The seminar, which deals with Autism Spectrum Related Disorders (ASRD): ?An introduction to management of Behavioral Challenges for Parents, will be handled by Dr Thomas Antony, Psychologist for the New Zealand Ministry of Education.

This online live seminar hosted at NISH will commence at their campus at 10.30 am. This 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 to reach out across the state to larger numbers 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 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, 9447247170), Kollam (0474-2791597,8281128237), Pathanamthitta (0468-2319998,9747833366), Alappuzha (0477-2241644, 9447140786), Kottayam (0481-2580548, 9447506971), Idukki (0486-2200108,9496456464), Ernakulam (0484-2609177,9446731299),Thrissur (0487-2364445,9447382095), Palakkad (0491-2531098,9447533690), Malappuram (0483-2978888,9447243009), Kozhikode (0495-2378920,9496438920), Wayanad (04936-246098,9446162901), Kannur (0490-2326199,8289889926)and Kasargod (04994-256990,9447580121).

Participants from Trivandrum district can also attend from NISH after telephonic registration by contacting NISH in 0471- 3066666.

For further information, contact Ms Shirly G at shirlyg@nish.ac.in or call 0471-3066604.

More details are also available at  http://nish.ac.in/others/news/390-nidas3

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