A) Human Resource Development
The department is involved in human resource development to teach children with hearing impairment at preschool level, in inclusive schools and special schools, to carry out training programs and need based research.
Long Term Training Programmes
Short Term Training programmes
- DECSE-HI: Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education – (Hearing Impairment)
- B.Ed.Spl.Ed.(HI): Bachelors of Education in Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
- M.Ed.Spl.Ed.(HI): Master of Education in Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
- Ph.D in Special Education
B) Special Educational Service Delivery for Children with Communication Disorders
- Parent Help Parents Programme (PHPP)
In order to achieve the mission of mainstreaming children with special needs various educational services such as Special Educational Assessment Unit (SEA-U), Parent Infant Programme (PIP), Preschool Parent Empowerment Programme (PPEP), Preschool Programme, Preschool Supplementary Services (PSS), Group Educational Guidance Service (GEGS), Individualized Education Programme (IEP), Curricular Support Services (CSS), Non-formal education (NFE), Demonstration Educational Training (DET) and Guidance and Counselling are provided to children with communication disorders and their caregivers are provided.
Parents / caregivers are empowered to manage children with special needs through training for parallel teaching in preschool. Their knowledge base is enriched through periodic orientation programme. Practical training is also provided to them in developing special teaching-learning material for children with communication disorders. In addition, basic literacy and computer literacy programme are also provided. The details of the various services are shown in Figure 1.
Contact Details of the Department
Dr. Alok Kumar Upadhyay
Associate Professor and Head – Department of Special Education
All India Institute of Speech and Hearing
Mysore - 570 006
Toll free No:
09:00 am to 5:30 pm IST
Monday to Friday