'Comparative ratios display that 4 out of every 1000 children suffer from severe to profound hearing loss in India.'
In an attempt to eradicate avoidable deafness and to rehabilitate children with hearing impairment a project named “Sri Venkateswara Sravanam Institute” ( For Children with Hearing Impairment ), Visakhapatnam Sub-Centre was started on 1st June, 2012, in association with Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam, Tirupathi, ( TTD , http://www.tirumala.org/ ).
This project is 100% funded by TIRUMALA TIRUPATHI DEVASTHANAMS. Run by Sankar Foundation.
It is located at Door No 19-50, Sai Madhava Nagar, Naidu Thota, Vepagunta, Visakhapatnam- PIN 530047
The keynote features of the programme:-
Primary identification of children unable to hear and speak, under the age of 3 years, and training of both the mother and child by Audiologists and speech therapists, to make the child progress in the essentials skills of writing, reading, comprehension and mathematics.
It is equipped with Brain Evoked Response Audiometer “Ineracoustics Bera System ” , Otoread Screening DP OAE “Inracoustics” Otoacoustic Emission, ALPS Audiometer AD-2100 Alps Clinical Audiometer, AT 235 Impedance Audiometer.
|Sl.No||Batch / Year||Number of children integrated in schools|
|Total children integrated=||28|
|Present batch 2018-19 strength||45 children.|
|NAME OF THE TEACHER||QUALIFICATION|
|B.BALAESWARI||B.A, B.Ed(GEN), B.Ed(SPL Edu), M.A DTYHI|
|T.JAGADAMBA||B.SC(MATHS), D.Ed, DECSE(HI)|
|T.BHARATHI||M.A(TELUGU), B.Ed, DECSE(HI)|
|M.MANIKANTA||D.Ed(SPL Edu), DECSE(HI)|
|N.SURYA PRABHA||M.Sc, B.Ed, DECSE(HI)|
|N.KANAKA MAHALAKSHMI||M.Sc, DECSE(HI)|
|D.SANTHOSHI LAKSHMI||B.Sc, B.Ed, DECSE(HI)|
|G.V.LAKSHMI GAYATHRI||B.Sc, M.A Edu, DECSE(HI)|
Apart from the above 8 teachers, there are two more teacher support them, one Project coordinator, 2 wardens and 5 other supporting staff are working in this sub center.
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