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DIPLOMA IN HEARING LANGUAGE AND SPEECH (DHLS)
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About DHLS
The All India Institute of speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysore launched the Diploma in Hearing Language and Speech (DHLS) Program through distance mode in 2007 aiming towards faster rate of manpower development at assistant / technician level. The DHLS program through distance mode was initiated by AIISH, Mysore, connecting to JIPMER Puducherry, RIMS Imphal, AIIPMR Mumbai and MAMC New Delhi. In the year 2008-2009, the institute added 6 more state medical colleges as study centres at Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer; Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur; King George Medical University, Lucknow; Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi and Sri Ramachandra Bhanj, Medical College Cuttack. In 2009-2010, one more centre at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Bhaglpur, was initiated. The theory classes are conducted from AIISH, Mysore through video conferencing and students across the country will receive the same at the same time with a provision of one real time audio-video interactions through video-conferencing. The clinical training is done in the conventional way at the respective study centers on day to day basis under the supervision of qualified professionals.

The objective of the program is to generate Speech and Hearing Technicians / Assistants to take up routine clinical work of assessment and therapeutic management for various speech, language and hearing disorders at village, block/taluka and town levels. It is planned to upgrade the DHLS program to the Bachelor in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology degree program in a phased manner. In 2014-15 it has been upgraded in three centers viz., Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur; Regional Institute of Medical, Sciences (RIMS), Imphal and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry.
Contact details Technical Coordinator Academic
Dr. Y.V. Geetha
Prof. Emeritus
Dept. of Speech-
Language Pathology
DHLS Overall Coordinator
Email:

Dr. Ajish K. Abraham
Prof & HOD Dept. of Electronics
Email:
Mr. K. Purushotham
Chief Accounts Officer
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The Rehabilitation Council of India revised the syllabus for DHLS Program with effect from 2016-17. Accordingly, the Self learning materials on the following topics were prepared by the faculty listed against each and published. The overall compilation and editing of all the four volumes was done by Dr. Y. V. Geetha, Prof. of Speech Sciences, AIISH, Mysore.
Course Number Title Editors Year of Publishing
Course I Introduction to Audiology
Dr. Kumar A. U.
Professor in Audiology, AIISH, Mysore.

2016
Course II Introduction to Speech - Language Pathology
Dr. Y. V. Geetha
Prof. of Speech Sciences, AIISH, Mysore.

2016
Course III Management of Communication Disorders - I
Dr. Asha yathiraj
Prof. of Audiology, AIISH, Mysore.

Dr. G. Malar
Reader in Special Education AIISH, Mysore.

2016
Course IV Management of Communication Disorders - II
Dr. Swapna. N
Reader in Speech Pathology, AIISH, Mysore.

2016
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