NISH conducts Online Interactive Seminar for parents

Awareness on Deaf Blindness and its management in children 

Thiruvananthapuram, July 12National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) together with the Directorate of Social Justice is conducting the ninth online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on July 16. The seminar, which deals with Deaf blindness and its management will be handled by ?Ms Brahada Shanker, Consultant in Deaf blindness & Low vision.


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.


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


For more details and for registering to get details to watch from home, visit


Participants should either have a personal computer, laptop or tablet along with reliable high speed internet connectivity, webcam and microphone.

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