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National Seminar in City: “Current trends in speech and hearing disability” on August 30, 31

National Seminar in City: “Current trends in speech and hearing disability” on August 30, 31

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Mangaluru, August 29, 2017: A media note received sates that Father Muller College of Speech and Hearing aims for quality and innovative services in terms of clinical as well as academic aspects. A preset action plan helps to develop and deploy effective implementation of the curriculum. The college aims in imparting knowledge to the stake holders and other professionals by updating in recent advances in the profession. This is achieved by continuing education programs, seminars and workshops conducted by the college  periodically. This year the management, staffs and students join hands to organize a National  seminar on “Current trends in issues related to speech and hearing disability”.

Fr Mullers

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India has notified guidelines  for evaluation of various disabilities and procedure for certification. Speech and Language  Disability and Specific Learning Disability have been added for the first time in the rights of
persons with disability Bill 2016.

A focus on current trends in issues related to speech and hearing disability throws light into various aspects of the speech & hearing disability. The seminar is going to be held on 30th and 31st August, 2017 at Father Muller Decennial Memorial Hal. Prof. Dr. A.M Khan will be the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony; Professor Dr. A. K. Singh will be the guest of honour. The inaugural ceremony will be presided over by Rev. Fr Richard Coelho, Director of Father Muller Charitable Institutions. This seminar on Current trends in issues related to speech & hearing disability aims at :

1. Current method in estimation of speech and hearing disability
3. Rehabilitation council of India act
4. Various acts on hearing disability
5. ADIP scheme and other schemes for hearing disability
6. ICF- Classification of disability
7. ICF- Overview of ICF in the field of Speech & Hearing.

The national level seminar is expected to bring fresh knowldge and know-how for the professionals in modern approaches to ’speech & hearing" The city of Mangaluru is set gain from this action.

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