School for the Speech & Hearing-Impaired

 

 

 

In 1997 the school opened its doors with the aim to provide education to the speech and hearing-impaired children of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The admission of deaf students to the special school is on the basis of medical reports and students have routine check ups by ENT specialists twice a month. The school is equipped with group hearing aids and imparts instruction through holistic communication techniques, including speech and lip reading. The school provides speech correction and audiometric facility services through language and speech therapists. This is the only co-educational special school for the hearing impaired in the state.

Vocational placement:
After achieving the minimum requirements of the program, Sahyog seeks work placement for the students. There are students currently working for various governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as in local industries.

Success Stories:

  • Surekha works in the Department of Animal Husbandry in Mandi
  • Kuldeep now works in the Zonal hospital in Mandi.
  • Vikas and Ravi have started a successful paint and furniture business.
  • Kiran Tanuja, Pankaj and Aashish are excelling in computer course in addition to their regular schooling.
  • Laskari, Madhu, Sameer and Madhur are attending polytechnic courses.
  • Leela and Santosh Kumari are taking ITI course in Mandi.
 
 
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New Red Cross Bhawan
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