NISH conducts Online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar on Cochlear Implantation in young children

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15The National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH) together with the Directorate of Social Justice is conducting the 13th online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on November 19. The seminar, which deals with Cochlear Implantation in young children with Deafness- Audiological and Habilitation Perspectives will be handled by Ms Jeena Mary Joy, Senior Lecturer, NISH.

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), Kollam (0474-2791597), Pathanamthitta (0468-2319998,9747833366), Alappuzha (0477-2241644, 9447140786), Kottayam (0481-2580548, 9447506971), Idukki (0486-2200108,9496456464), Ernakulum (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 Kasaragod (04994-256990,9447580121).


Participants from Trivandrum 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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