Work Experience: 28 years of teaching and administrative experience in the field of disability rehabilitation.

Courses started under his leadership: B.Ed. special education (Hearing Impairment) MASLP, M.Sc. (Audiology) and M.Sc. (SLP) affiliation with O.U, Hydrerabad. MBA affiliation with DDE, Pondicherry University, Puducherry. Advanced Certificate Course in Inclusive Education (Cross Disability).

Program conducted: Orientation programme and course coordinators meet conducted at Hyderabad on October 9 and 10, 2014, organised by HKIRRDC and RCI, New Delhi.

Resource Person: Lecture delivered on “Gender Critique of Legislation, Government Policies, and Schemes on February 13, 2020 at AYJNISHD, SRC, Secunderabad Delivered a talk on the topic “Counselling parents towards education options available to children with disabilities” on March 29, 2019 at AYJNISHD, Secunderabad.

Participation: Course Coordinators Meet of Southern Zone, RCI, held on March 27th and 28th, 2023, at Chennai. Participated in the 3rd BMI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, held in Hyderabad on the 1st and 2nd of February 2020.


Paper Publications: Presented a paper on “Enhancing quality of education of students with hearing impairment – needs and practices” on 30.01.2019 at NCED conference – 2019, Chennai. Arumugam, D. and Neelima, M.; A Study of Mental Health of Primary School Teachers in Relation to Their Gender, Locality of Living and Teaching Experience. Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR), January 2019,Volume 6, Issue 1, 2019, 760-767. (ISSN-2349-5162) Arumugam, D. and Neelima, M.; A Study on Emotional Maturity of Secondary School Students in Hyderabad and Rangareddy Districts of Telangana, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), October 2018, Volume 5, Issue 4, 2018, 91-97. (E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138) 8 Arumugam, D. and Neelima, M.; A Study of Mental Health and Emotional Maturity of Graduate Students in the context of Certain Demographic Variables. International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT), December 2018, Volume 6, Issue 4, 2018, 957-965. (ISSN: 2320-2882)


Ph.D. Dissertation topic: A study of mental health of college students in relation to their emotional maturity. (Registration No.1411MP101002), Krishna University, A.P. India. AWARD/APPRECIATION: The Best Teacher Award was given by the International Association of Lions Clubs, District 320A, on September 8, 2018 in Hyderabad. HKIRRDC and Helen Keller Regional Association of the Disabled, Hyderabad, honoured 10 years of service rendered in the field of special education in Andhra Pradesh on June 27, 2005, at Hyderabad. Member in professional body: Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi (CRR No. A06012). Member, Inspection Committee, RCI. National Convention of Educators of the Deaf (NCED), India. Member, Board of Studies (special education), Osmania University, Hyderabad.  Member, International Association of Lions Clubs, District- 320A, India.