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Clinical Psychology : Activities

  • The department is involved in clinical services by carrying out individualized, detailed diagnostic and intervention based psycho-educational assessments of children at risk, and those with various types of communication disorders and developmental disabilities including mental retardation, autism, speech delays, learning disabilities, and multiple handicaps.
  • Individual and group counseling services, vocational guidance and coaching guidelines for adult living are given regularly for needy individuals with communication disorders or their family members.
  • Certification for securing various benefit or concessions or for testifying in medico legal cases made available by the Central/State governments for persons with disabilities is routinely dispensed for eligible cases.
  • Parent and teacher training programs are regularly conducted for target caregivers of children with special needs.
  • A highlight of the departmental activities co-ordination of some institute programs such as, Certificate Course for Caregivers of Children with Developmental Disabilities (C4D2), 'Sensitizing Teachers on Academic Problems in School Children in Karnataka’ under AIISH-SSA Project, Student Counseling, NSS, etc.
  • Orientation, advocacy cum empowerment programs are organized for NGO or parent self help groups in the field of disabilities and impairments. Limited number of seats for guidance on doctoral/pre-doctoral programs in psychology affiliated to the University of Mysore is available for meritorious students.
Centre for Neuropsychological Research and Rehabilitation:    
A Centre for Neuropsychological Research and Rehabilitation was inaugurated by Hon’ble Justice Dr. N Santhosh Hegde, Former Lokayukta, Karnataka State on 9th August, 2013.

The centre serves as a nodal point in the area of neuro-cognitive research and rehabilitation for clinical conditions like Aphasia, Cerbrovascular Accidents (Stroke or CVA), Learning Disability (LD), Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Parkinson’s Disease, Dementias, and other progressive or non progressive neurological disorders.

The service offered in the centre includes:
  • Assessment of specific function of the brain through standard individualized test.
  • Detailed assessment of lobular functions through standardized batteries.
  • Rehabilitation through paper pencil techniques or through computer assisted packages.
 
CONTACT     

Department of Clinical Psychology 
All India Institute of Speech and Hearing    
Manasagangothri    
Mysore - 570 006    
Karnataka State    
India    
Ph Off (Extn): 2502141    
Grams: Speech & Hearing    
Email:  clinicalpsychology@aiishmysore.in   
Working Hours: 09:00 am to 5:30 pm IST    
Working Days: Monday to Friday
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