Overcoming the Uninvited Disability Experience

Blog by Dr. Samuel N Mathew
Executive Director, National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH), Trivandrum
Director, Regional Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (RIPMR), Irinjalakuda

I come across a lot of parents of children with disabilities. They come to meet me as their children may be students at NISH either in the early intervention programs, students in degree classes, customers who come to the clinics or it could be people who come for advice.

FREE hearing aids through ADIP scheme at NISH, Trivandrum

National Institute of Speech and Hearing,Trivandrum, Kerala is distributing free hearing aids through Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase / Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP Scheme) , Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to people with hearing impairment. NISH has been implementing the ADIP scheme for the past decade and has distributed quality hearing aids to beneficiaries across the state. This has been a boon to many people who were not able to afford hearing aids due to financial constraints.

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