Outreach

Hands on stroboscopy training program

in association with ATMOS Endoscopy systems for MASLP students and professionals from 23-24 August 2018 at at Helen Keller’s Institute.

Resource Person : Mr Sridhar, ATMOS.

Program Coordinator : Dr. Anirbandas Gupta

Hand on experience with stroboscopy for participants

Demonstration of rigid stroboscopy procedure

Assessment and Treatment of Dysphagia-overview and Hands on program

in association with TASLPA on 4th November 2019 from 9:30am to 5:00pm at Helen Keller’s Institute.

Resource Person : Ms. K Govathi Nikhila (SLP and Swallowing Therapist, Medanta Hospital, Delhi)

Program Coordinator : Mrs Susan G Oommen

Participants after workshop

RCI – CRE CONFERENCE

MEDICAL SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY IN ACUTE CARE from 1st to 2nd November, 2019| at KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad in Association with Dept of Speech Language pathology, Feeding & Swallowing Disorders (Speaking and Swallowing Disorders), KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad.

Staff with Msc students of Helen Kellers

Field Visit of Msc (Speech-Language Pathology) 2018-2020

1. Institute : Manasa Institute of Child Health and Disability Studies (MICHADS) Kothapet-Nagole Road, Opp commercial Tax Colony, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500060. Month & year: 13 Oct ’2018.

2. Institute: School of Audiology and Speech language pathology ( Bharathi Vidya Peeth)
Location: Pune, month & year: Nov’2018.

3. Institute: Osmania University, Location: Hyderabad, month & year: Jan 2019

CAMPS

Helen Keller’s Institute has conducted several public awareness camps for preschoolers, school going children, adults and elderly at institute and in association with different schools, NGO like Lions club etc. During camps, the screening for speech, language, speech sound disorders, fluency, voice .cognitive linguistic disorders. After screening, necessary referrals were given and the public were counseled about the precautions to be taken. 26 camps were conducted during the period of May 2018 to Dec 2020.

Camp at Nrupthunga orphanage and High School on 1 Dec 2019

Speech and Lanuage screening camp at Vidyaniketan primary school in Aug 2019

Speech and Hearing Awareness Fortnight Celebrations- 3-11 December 2020

On the occasion of Speech and Hearing Awareness Fortnight Celebrations in line with Indian Speech and Hearing Association, our institute had taken up several activities like camp, online consultation and creating public awareness through webinars, posters, videos (social media) and distribution of handouts. The webinars were conducted in association with Lions club of Hi tech city, Hyderabad. The program coordinator was Mrs Susan G Oommen.
The students of institute also participated in activities conducted by ISHA and II BASLP students secured second (Ms Dixita Patil) and third position (Ms Claudia and Mr Farhan) for Quiz.

Helen Keller’s Institute of Research & Rehabilitation for the disabled children”, is running Special School for the Hearing Impaired, Intermediate and Degree college for the hearing impaired, Manpower development program, which includes teacher training for those who aspire to become teachers of the deaf, Diploma program in Special Education, Degree and Master Degree program in the speech and hearing,under one roof.

 

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” – Helen Keller

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According to WHO (World Health Organization) 11% of the total population is disabled, of which approximately 3.6% people are suffering from speech and hearing problems.

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