Material Development


The Department of Material Development (DMD) was established in March 2003 as a service department at AIISH, with the main aim of developing materials for the general public as well as for professionals regarding the prevention, identification, and management of various communication disorders.

In addition, the department also develops public education material regarding the various rights and welfare measures available for individuals with communication disorders. Also, to disseminate the information in different Indian languages for individuals with different linguistic backgrounds.

The development of materials in the department is usually done by collecting information from the core departments. The material is developed in such a way that the dissemination of information can be done through various modes such as pamphlets, booklets, books, murals, videos, radio talks, etc., The department also assists in developing and duplicating the available therapy/training materials and videos for individuals with communication disorders and other stakeholders.

Aims and Objectives

Being a service department, the major objectives of the DMD are:

  • To generate material in the area of communication disorders.
  • To provide printing, photography, graphic designing, scanning, videography, copywriting, translation services, and technical support delivering the requested services in high quality on schedule.

Faculty Members / Staff

Photo Name
Dr. T Jayakumar
Professor in Speech Sciences & Head – Department of Material Development
Ph Off : 0821-2502253
Dr. Amulya P. Rao
Assistant Professor in Speech pathology & I/C assistant for Department of Material Development
Ph Off : 2502510
Mr. Sandesh S.C
Assistant Grade III (A/F)
Ph Off : 2502856
Ms. Prathyusha P.
Ph Off : 2502858


  • Capturing organization activities through photography & videography
  • Video recording of the clinical training and various activities conducted in the institute
  • Designing of materials: (a) public education material for creating awareness about communication disorders (b) training material for conferences, workshops, and seminars organized by the Institute. (c) designing of Brochures, Pamphlets, Posters, Cover-pages, Booklets, Invitation cards, Certificates, Annual reports, CD stickers, Handbills etc…
  • The department handles the printing and scanning of public and professional educational material mainly Pamphlets, Flyer, Invitation etc…
  • Bridges gap between experts and target audience through creative and effective writing
  • Developing content for public education regarding the prevention, identification, and management of communication disorders in different Indian languages
  • Organising Inhouse workshops related to design and development of materials 
  • Translation of existing public education and teaching material in different languages
  • To print the ID cards of staff and students in coordination with the personnel section and academic section

Activities of the Department



              Photography and Videography editing