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A Tête-à-tête with distinguished Prof. Steven E. Daley

.… Professor with Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, & School of Psychology at California State University, Sacramento has been associated with Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC for 8 long years since 2004.

Vydehi Institute of Rehabiliation

The aim and objective of his visit to the Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC is to foster hope and collaborative support to the child and its family, as he strongly believes what is good for the child, is good for the family. In this context he emphasized on early intervention at grass root level through early start. The exercise is to take the therapists to pre-school and anganwadi in order to sensitize them for an early intervention, provide guidance and support through occupation, speech and physical therapy. The team at Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC in collaboration with Prof. Steven will develop a screening tool to get referrals from pre-schools and anganwadi for early intervention. Continue reading

VIMS & RC launches a Cochlear Implant Centre in the Department of Rehabilitation at Vydehi Hospital

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre in its ten years of existence has transformed itself into a super speciality hospital of truly global standards.

Addressing the media here today, Mrs Kalpaja Dalavoi, Director of VIMS & RC said, “Hearing impairment is no more considered as a disability. With recent advances in the medical field, there are management options for individuals with profound hearing impairment. Cochlear Implant is among one of the options and is usually suggested when there is no benefit from hearing aids. The arrival of high-end diagnostic equipment for early identification of hearing loss as early as 6 months facilitates the early intervention and management of hearing loss. Keeping this in mind VIMS & RC has opened the Cochlear Implant Centre to facilitate the management of hearing loss with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment at an affordable cost”. Continue reading