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NISH Plans Webinar on Global Developmental Delay in Kids on Jan. 19

In Education
January 22, 2019

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:
The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) has planned an online seminar on early identification, intervention, management and rehabilitation options for children suffering from Global Developmental Delay, on January 19.

Global Developmental Delay refers to delay on the part of a child to reach certain milestones compared to other children of the same age. This might involve learning to walk or talk, movement skills, learning new things and interacting with others socially and emotionally.

The Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on “Global Developmental Delay: What more to be done?” is being organised in collaboration with the Directorate of Social Justice, Government of Kerala. he two-and-a-half hour webinar, led by Aswathi A.K, Speech Language Pathologist, Department of Neuro Developmental Science, NISH, aims at creating awareness on the causes, importance of early identification and intervention and the management and rehabilitation options for the children suffering from “Global Developmental Delay.”

The proceedings of the webinar, to be conducted in Malayalam, will be streamed live for the registered participants from the NISH campus at Akkulam here from 10.30 am.
Those who are interested may contact the nearest District Child Protection Units (DCPU) officer or register at http://nidas.nish.ac.in/be-a-participant/.

Registrants should have a personal computer/laptop/tablet along with reliable high-speed internet connectivity, webcam and microphone to take part in the discussions. Participants can also register via telephone, 0471-3066675. For more details, visit http://nidas.nish.ac.in/.