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 Activities by NGOs involved with the hearing or speech impaired include evaluation, diagnosis, selection & fitting of hearing aids, parent infant programme, speech & language therapy, behaviour,  modification therapy, medical intervention, guidance & counseling, referral and follow-up, outreach and extension services, earmould & hearing aid repair facilities. 

There are 3 approaches- sign language, auditory verbal therapy, & cochlear implants.

An inter-disciplinary team of audiologists, speech language pathologists, special educators, psychologists, social workers, ENT specialists, pediatricians and neurologists is needed.

We have given subjective ratings. A+ = outstanding. A = good. B = not as good as A. C = unresponsive. 
Blank = not rated. We would be pleased to change ratings based on feedback.

  20 Non School NGOs supporting the Hearing or Speech Challenged in Mumbai are:

Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped
K.C. Marg
Bandra Reclamation (W)
Mumbai 400050 
Karmayogi : Dr. R. Rangasayee, Director
              : Mr. S.Y. Jadav, Section officer
Tel.: 26400215 / 228/ 341 
Fax: 26422638,26404170
Note: Established in 1983. Nodal agency conducting graduation courses affiliated to govt. total students 150, girls 105, boys 45, providing clinical services, manpower development program for children. Has sign language cell, See ongoing projects at 
Rating: A+ in infrastructure
           B in attitude
visited, got brochure, directory

Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped (AYJNIHH)
Indian Sign Language Cell
K.C. Marg
Bandra Reclamation (W)
Mumbai 400050 
Karmayogi: Mr. Meher Sethna Dadabhoy, Project Coordinator  cell 9821146084
Tel: 26400228 / 26400215 ext.364, 24963273(R)

Aural Education for the Hearing Impaired (AURED)

Anand Niketan
King George Vth Memorial
Dr. E Moses Road
Mumbai 400011
Karmayogi: Ms. Aziza Tyabji Hydari, Trustee
Tel: 24926721
E-mail: ,
Notes: Established in 1986, working to integrate hearing impaired children to become independent, participating, contributing citizens in mainstream society by using auditory verbal therapy and family participation etc. 
Rating: A
Visited, got brochure, financial report, activity report

*Bombay Deaf & Dumb Society
Govind Bldg.
140, S. Gandhi Marg
Mumbai - 400002
Notes: Established in 1944
(Letter returned, closed 2 years before) ?

Bombay Foundation of Deaf Women
Bora Bazar Municipal School, Ist flr.
Bora Bazar Street
Nagar Chowk
Mumbai 400001  
Karmayogi: Ms. Maru Botalwala, President  
                Ms. Bharti Dalal, Member
Tel: 26427910,  24096710, 24096422, (9820379386 Ms. Dilnaz)
Category: Hearing Challenged
Notes: Rehabilitation centre for Deaf Women, meets only on Sundays at 10 am to 6 pm, conducts activities like demonstration, competition, speech therapy and also have stitching division. 

Central Institute for Training Deaf (C.I.T.D ) 
Central Society for the  Education of the Deaf
Municipal school Bldg 3rd. Fl.
Farook Umarbhoy Path
(Opp. YMCA swimming pool)
Mumbai 400011
Karmayogi: Ms. Mary J Behlihomji, Chairperson
Tel. 23087798
Category: Hearing Challenged
Notes: is for training teachers.
Profile 1:
Profile 2:
Rating: A

Community Outreach Programme (CORP)

Methodist Centre 1st floor
21 YMCA Road 
Mumbai Central
Mumbai - 400008 
Karmayogi : Ms. Rosamma George, Jr. Programme Coordinator
                Bishop Sampath Kumar
Tel: 23086789
Fax : 23073406  
E-mail: ,
Profile 1:
Profile 2:
Profile 3:
Notes: Registered in 1977, holistic development for children and women,  services include creches, day care centres, education for deaf and orthopaedically handicapped. Also provides, nutrition, medical camps, awareness programmes, self-help groups,  vocational training, etc. Other programmes are counselling centre, mahila mandal, income generation programmes, shelter for street children at Grand Road, sharanam shelter for girls at Dharavi and staff training.
Rating: A
Visited, got brochure, financial report, activity report

Deaf Youth Foundation

DEEDS (Development, Education, Empowerment of the Disadvantaged in Society)

8 Bajaj Arcade
31 Union Park
Khar (W)
Mumbai 400052
Karmayogi : Dr. Pratibha Rao, Director / 98202-31158 
                Mr. Zubin Bulsara, General Manager / 98204-91184             
Tel: 26005083/4
E-mail: ,
Notes: Established in 2002 for visually and hearing impaired children, also school at Dehradun,
Rating: A
Visited, got brochure, activity report

Education Audiology And Research Society, The

Topiwala Municipal School, 2nd Floor
Topiwala Lane
Off Lamington Road
Mumbai - 400007

Karmayogi: Ms. Pervin R Mehta, Director
                Ms. Geetha Prasanna, Head Teacher

Tel.: 23886425
Fax: 23886425
E-mail: ,  
Notes: Established in 1964, mission is to enable deaf children to communicate orally & to ensure that hearing disabled children can be integrated into mainstream society. Also provides test of hearing and clinical advice, free hearing aids to poor children and pre-vocational training and integration into normal schools. Other centre:
Infant Centre Education Audiology And Research Centre Gulmarg 62 Napean Sea Road, Malabar Hill Mumbai 400006 Tel: 23691705.
Rating: A
Visited, got brochure, financial report, activity report

Gagalbhai Maftalal Audiology and Speech Therapy School
Nair Hospital
Dr. A L Nair Road
Mumbai 400008
Karmayogi : Dr. Ms. G B Gore, Assistant Professor    
                Ms. Gayatri Hatangdi, Teacher
                Ms. Alpana Pagare, Teacher
Tel: 23081490 / 99, Ex. 127, 185
Email: , 
Notes: Established in 1963, Managed By Topiwala National Medical College & B. Y. L Nair Children Hospital. Professional courses in: B.Sc. (Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation) recognized by R C I. 180 students in B. Sc, 10 students in M. Sc. Also provides services for outpatients, counseling, diagnostic awareness, human resource development.
Rating: A
Visited, got brochure

I Hear Foundation

203 Rajendra Chambers
19 Nanabhai Lane Fort
Mumbai 400001
Karmayogi: Ms. Malu Patel, Educator
               Ms. Geeti Char, Audiologist- Naad                
               Ms. Zarine Davar, Secretary
Tel: 22021006 / 22023108
Fax: 22880991
Email: , , 
Notes: Established in 2002, aims to be a national early intervention centre of excellence in auditory verbal practice, earning international recognition, guiding families of deaf and hard of hearing children and professionals, services offered are audiology, education and counselling for hearing impaired children, their parents and families.
Rating: A

IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited
IL&FS Financial Centre 3rd Floor
Plot No. C- 22 G Block
Bandra Kurla Complex
Bandra (E)
Mumbai - 400051
Karmayogi: Ms. Manjari Vaidya, Education Services Executive
Tel: 56947575 / 76, 56947524
Fax: 56947700
Email: , 
Notes: A set-up by IL&FS, selects schools to receive aids for the hearing handicapped.
Rating: A

Indian Deaf Society
C/O Bharda New High School
Wandby Road
Mumbai 400001
Karmayogi: Mr. C.H Rajwadkar
Category: Hearing Challenged

*Ishara Communication Centre for Hearing Impaired 
Bhulabhai Memorial Institute
89 Akashganga
Bhulabhai Desai Rd,
Mumbai - 400026
Notes: Established in 1978
(Letter returned)

Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children
Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai - 400012
Tel no: 24131903

Koshish Centre for the Deaf 
D. B. Lane
Off Daftary Road
Malad (E)
Mumbai 400097
Karmayogi: Dr. Ajay Kothari, Managing Trustee              
Tel: 26485433, 28446448, 28834629 
Notes: Providing educational & vocational courses. Has modern art gallery available free of charge to any handicap artist anywhere from India. Has up to date hearing aid section, audiology, speech therapy, child behavioral and mental trauma counselling departments. Also see Koshish Piramal School For The Deaf.
Rating: A+
Visited, got brochure, activity report

Maharashtra Deaf Pride
B/106, Neelkamal,
Azad Nagar, 
Vile Parle (E).
Mumbai- 400057.
Rating: C

F-IB Corinthian, 5th Floor
Vyas Road
Behind Colaba Tel. Exchange Bldg.
Mumbai 4000
Karmayogi: Ms. Malu Patel, Educator
               Ms. Geeti Char, Audiologist               
               Ms. Zarine Davar, Secretary  
Tel: 22021006, 22023108
Fax: 22830059
Notes: early intervention for hearing impaired infants
Rating: A

National Job Development Centre,The 
S.T. Road 
Mumbai 400 071
Karmayogi: Ms. Chitra R. Lakshman
Tel: 5519413 / 5585267

NASEOH (National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped)
Postal Colony Road,
Mumbai 400071
Karmayogi: Ms. Sudha Balachandra
Tel: 25220224
Fax : 25220225
E-mail :
Website : 
Notes: Medium Marathi. Established in 1968, Working for all categories of disabled, with a view to support the concept of equal opportunities for them. Also integrated education, vocational education, training, placement, advocacy and social awareness.
Rating: A
Visited, got brochure, financial report, activity report

Navsarjan Shala for the Deaf and Mute 
Velji Damodar Somaiya Memorial Trust
Maganlal Ghia Building 2nd Floor
225 Khetwadi, Main Road
Mumbai 400004
Karmayogi: Ms. Veenaben Shah, Trustee
Tel: 23854317
Notes: vocational training centre teaching, craft, sewing, typing etc. Medium of instruction-Gujarati & Hindi.

Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation
401 Amogh 
1098 Murari Ghag Marg
Mumbai - 400025
Karmayogi :Ms. Nilam Patel
Tel: 24220477 /24373079
Fax: 24372693
Notes: Established in  1993. Awards scholarships to hearing impaired students. Also provides matrimonial related services to deaf Indians living in India and Abroad. Teaches children aged 0-6 yrs. Helpful lady who knows all the schools. Is Karmayog May 2005 Non Profit of the Month.  
Rating: A
got brochure, financial report, activity report

Society for Integration Of Hearing Impaired
1 Laxmi Nilayam
Nanda Patkar Rd.
Vile Parle (E)
Mumbai- 400057
Karmayogi: Dr. Prabha Unadkar, Trustee 
Tel: 26149812, 26184604
Fax : 26121413
Notes: Established in 1983, activities include speech and hearing assessment, counselling centre offering audiogram, pre-school and language development training, etc.
Rating A

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Updated On: 23-July-05