Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

OBJECTIVE:

The main objectives of the course are:

  • To bring out qualified professionals who can independently identify, diagnose and plan intervention plans for various speech and hearing disorders.
  • To create awareness among general population about speech and hearing disorders, including various segments of the society.
  • To severe as a Resource centre for other organizations and individuals in the field of Speech and Hearing.
  • To strive to train skilled and committed professionals in the field of Speech and Hearing.
  • To be recognized as a Centre for Excellence in Evaluation, Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of the Speech and Hearing impaired.
  • To strengthen the student Speech and Hearing association.

MILESTONE

The Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology was established in the year of 2009. As the silver jubilee gift of the institute of Rehabilitation science and Special Education, with the motto of making a difference in the lives of persons in the area of Multiple Disabilities in India by RCI. with  communication disorders.

In India it is the only Arts and Science College providing Allied Health Sciences professional course.

FORMER HEADS

Mr. S. A Ramsankar  : 2009- 2013

FACULTY PROFILE

SL.NO. NAME DESIGNATION QUALIFICATION
1. Mr. R. Sundaresan HOD & Associate Professor MASLP, M.Phil Linguistics
2. Ms. K. Bhuvaneswari Assistant Professor MASLP, M.Sc. (Psychology)
3 Ms. Amritha. M.L Assistant Professor MASLP
4. Ms. Merin Mathews Assistant Professor M.Sc. Audiology
5. Ms. Regina Mary Clinical Supervisor BASLP, PGDCP
6. Ms. Pusahpa Sarona Clinical Supervisor BASLP

 DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES   (2013-2016)

Camps organized

Holy Cross College Medical Campon 18.1.13

Voice Health Awareness Camp on19.08.2013 -31.08.2013

School screening camp – Conducted in Methodist Nursery and Primary School, Methodist Girls Higher Secondary School, CSI elementary School, Puthur Higher Secondary School, St.Johns Vestry Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, All Saints Middle School, Pettai Muslim Higher Secondary School (Kadayanallur), AVM Trust Orphanage (Shenkottah) during the period of 20th -28th February 2014.

Rescapes School Screenings Camp (2014-2015) – Organized School Camp in Thiruvasi Village (17.07.14 and 18.07.14) ,Paachr and Valmanapalayam Village (11.07.15 ) and Kariya manikam Village (29.07.15 ) on Behalf of Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology.

Hearing screening camps-Conducted in Amaidhinilayam old age home (19.01.16- 20.01.16 ), SOC SEAD ( 22.01.16), Dollar special school for hearing impaired (23.01.16), Bethany Hostel (24.01.16 & 27.01.16).

Seminars and workshops

International Workshop on Audiology and Rehabilitation Science (11.12.2013 to 13.13.2013)

Seminar on Introduction to hearing and hearing Aids (08.01.2014)

Seminar on Research Methods and Basic Statistics Related to speech and Hearing and Assessment of child and Adult language disorders (28.06.2014)

Seminar on “Language Assessment and Management of Pediatric population” (14.07.2015)

International seminar on Research in Hearing Sciences(16.12.2015- 17.12.2015)

International workshop on Disability Management: Integrating Yoga, Therapy and Technology(21.01.2016 – 22.01.2016)

Conferences

3rd TAN-ISHA Conference at Coimbatore (21/09/13 to 22/09/13)

4th TAN –ISHA Conference at Yercaud (19/09/14 to 21/09/14)

46th ISHACON at Cochin (7th-9th February).

2nd International Conference on Audiological Sciences (ICAS 2015) at Manipal(10/09/2015 – 11/09/2015)

5th TAN –ISHA Conference at Kanyakumari(2/10/15 to 4/10/15 )

Inaugural functions

Inauguration of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Association (2013-2014)

Inauguration of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Association (2014-2015)

Inauguration of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Association (2015-2016)

ACHIVEMENTS: ACADEMIC/ NON ACADEMIC

Best paper award in the TAN ISHA conference 2013-2014, held at Coimbatore.
Topic :Awareness and attitude of parents of children with Autism”
Author: Ms. Daphyma Sylvia
Co-Authors : Mrs. K. Bhuvaneswari , Mr. S. A. Ramsankar, Ms. Brindha,Ms. Christeena Prakasi.
Best paper award in 5th TAN ISHA held at Kanyakumari.
Topic : Narrative Skills In Tamil Speaking Geriatrics: A Comparitive Study  Between Familiar And Unfamiliar Tasks
Author : R.S.Aarthi  
Co- Authors: P.Melvin Praisy, Ms. C. Regina Mary K, Ms. A.Christina Philomena, & Mr. R.Sundaresan
8. INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS – nil
9. NUMBER OF E-LESSONS DEVELOPED       – nil
10. MAJOR / MINOR PROJECTS SANCTIONED TO THE DEPARTMENT
11. INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE PROJECT   -nil

RESEARCH DETAILS – nil

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Ph.D M.Phil Remarks
No of staff guiding Scholars Produced Pursuing No of staff guiding Scholars Produced Pursuing

MOUs Signed

Dr. G. Viswanathan Speciality Hospitals,

                     27, Babu Road,

                     Trichy.

Nest School for the Special Children,

                    Tiruchirappalli.

                    HAC Coimbatore

                    Krishakamalam apartment

                   Women’s Polytechnique Road

                   Coimbatore.

Madras ENT Research Foundation

                     No, 1, 1st cross street, Off

                     Raja Annamalai Puram

                    Chennai, 28

MRM Speech therapy and Audiology clinic

                    D-76, 7th cross

                    East Thillai Nagar

                   Trichy

Kumbakonam Speech and Hearing Clinic

                    Kumbakonam, 612 001

Digital Hearing Care Centre,

                   74/39, Bakthapuri Street,

                   Kumbakonam, 612 001

STUDENT CENTRED SERVICES – nil
INTENSIVE INTERNSHIP (On-the-job training)– 10 month internship program for the final year students
ALUMNI (Distinguished)– nil
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