ABOUT JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad
JSSMVP established its second Speech & Hearing institute in Dharwad in 2014. JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad is located in a lush green campus measuring around 80 acres, near Kelageri- lake, Dharwad. It offers Bachelor of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP) course to provide an opportunity for aspiring students to pursue graduation in the field of speech and hearing. The institute has state-of-the-art facilities and conducts clinical activities in the assessment and treatment of various communication disorders. This institute is affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad. In addition to this, Rehabilitation Council of India, Govt. of India recognizes it. The institute is also recognised by the Suvarna Arogya Suraksha Trust (SAST) as a rehabilitation entre of the Govt. of Karnataka’s Cochlear Implant Scheme. The objective of the institute is to provide quality education and affordable clinical services to the public education. The institute also carries out need-based research programmmes.
The institute offers Bachelors of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) Course (4 years course, including 1 year internship). Admissions, curriculum, examinations and vacations are adhering to the guidelines of Karnatak University, Dharwad, as well as Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi. These courses are professional courses designed to produce speech and hearing specialists. They are broadly classified as Speech Pathologists and Audiologists.
Clinical Services offered at the Institute
The institute offers audiological diagnosis and rehabilitation using the advanced audiological equipment. Hearing assessment, hearing aid trial and hearing aid fitting is carried out for patients of all age groups. The institute also offers assessment and management of various speech and language disorders. Clients from all over North Karnataka, as well as neighboring states, are availing services here. The services are offered at an affordable cost.