A child spends about 2 years in PIP. There are different modes of communication in the EIP of NISH. They are aural-oral mode, Auditory verbal mode and Bilingual mode(Speech and Indian Sign language) If a child finds difficulty in any one mode he/she is shifted to a more appropriate mode based on the assessment done by a multidisciplinary team and informed decision of parents.
Direct enrolment into the program after identifying with hearing loss.
Admission age –below 3 years
The children who are identified with hearing loss and fitted with any hearing device (Hearing aids, Cochlear implant and BAHA etc) are enrolled in this program.
Teacher student ratio will be 1:1
Active parent participation
Duration of the class will be 1 hour
Frequency of sessions- twice in a week
Training is offered either in Malayalam or in English. It is important that the parent is fluent in the language chosen.
Sessions, depending on the mode of intervention, will focus on active listening, language, speech, cognition and social communication goals.
All the activities will be both age appropriate/developmentally appropriate and based on regular assessment of the level of each child.
Appropriate guidance will be given to parents to carry out the same at home to promote
listening and language skill through play and daily routines.
Online telerehabilitation at NISH
NISH has started an online tele-rehabilitation service for outreach students as per certain conditions. The platform for the session is Google Meet.