The JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad, partners with various industries such as Spicer India Ltd, Hindustan Petroleum, Belur Industrial area Dharwad to conduct audiological screening once a year. The program screens more than 200 employees and provides hearing care and protection orientation. The goal is to identify hearing disorders in employees early and provide necessary interventions to avoid further damage to hearing abilities.
The institute also runs school screening programs in various schools in Dharwad. The program aims to identify children with various communication disorders at an early age. Students get exposure to conduct speech, language, and hearing screening programs through this program. Early identification of communication disorders in children can help address the issue before it significantly impedes their academic or social development.
Additionally, the JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing runs infant hearing screening programs in various hospitals in Dharwad. The program uses high-risk registers, pure-tone screeners, and otoacoustic emissions to identify hearing loss in newborn babies. Early identification can lead to early intervention and support, which can significantly impact the child’s development and quality of life.
Furthermore, the JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, in collaboration with the Vitthal Institute of Child Health and Specialty Centre, Dharwad, conducts a monthly special clinic for children with cerebral palsy. This multidisciplinary clinic involves a physical medicine rehabilitator, physiotherapist, and orthodontist, who provide assessment, rehabilitation, and home training for children with cerebral palsy. The clinic aims to provide comprehensive support to children with cerebral palsy and improve their quality of life.
In summary, the JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad, conducts various screening and clinic programs to identify and address communication and hearing disorders at an early stage. These programs help the institute achieve its mission of providing quality healthcare services to the community and improving individuals’ overall health and well-being.
The JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad, encourages co-curricular activities to promote the overall development of its students. These activities include sports, cultural events, and extracurricular clubs.
The institute has indoor and outdoor sports facilities, including table tennis, carrom, chess, and volleyball. The sports activities promote physical fitness and help develop sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership skills among the students.
The institute also celebrates cultural events like festivals, annual days, and other cultural programs. These events provide a platform for students to showcase their talents and promote cultural diversity and harmony.
These activities provide a platform for students to showcase their talents, enhance their skills, and develop qualities such as leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship. The institute believes that these activities contribute significantly to students’ personal growth and development and prepare them for their future professional and personal lives.
|Group Folk Dance
|Suttur jatra, Mysuru on 23.01.2020
|District level Science Drama competition
|Karnatak University, Dharwad on 26.01.2020
|Regional Science Centre, Dharwad
|1st Place and selected to state level