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.
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.
Mr. S. A Ramsankar : 2009- 2013
|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. Pushpa Sarona||Clinical Supervisor||BASLP|
DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES (2013-2016)
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)
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 )
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
|No of staff guiding||Scholars Produced||Pursuing||No of staff guiding||Scholars Produced||Pursuing|
Dr. G. Viswanathan Speciality Hospitals,
27, Babu Road,
Nest School for the Special Children,
Women’s Polytechnique Road
Madras ENT Research Foundation
No, 1, 1st cross street, Off
Raja Annamalai Puram
MRM Speech therapy and Audiology clinic
D-76, 7th cross
East Thillai Nagar
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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