I sincerely thank the following people who have helped me to successfully
complete this research thesis. Without their guidance, co-operation
and personal input it would not have been possible for me to get
the necessary data
required to analyze it and to come to some definite conclusion.
1. My guide Mrs Hema Udeshi
2. Principal and staff of Education Audiology Research Centre
3. Principal and staff of AURED
4. Principal and staff of K D N Shruti school.
5. Principles and staff of all the regular schools included in the
6. Parents of all the hearing impaired children included in the
7. All the special educators, speech therapists and resource teachers
8. Mr. Sathya Srinivasan
9. Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicap - Library