Regional Centre, Noida

Ali Yavar Jung
National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan)

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About Regional Centre, Noida

Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan), Regional Centre, Noida was established as Regional Centre of Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan), Mumbai in 1986. It is an Autonomous Institute under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India. The centre was first established at Kasturba Niketan, Lajpat Nagar II, New Delhi and has been shifted to Noida in April, 2015. The institute was renamed from Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped to Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan), Mumbai on 07.09.2016. Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan), Northern Regional Centre, Noida has also been renamed as Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan), Regional Centre, Noida in 118th Executive Committee Meeting of AYJNISHD held on 21.10.2017.

The objectives of this centre are manpower development, clinical services, educational programme, community programme and research. The centre started with diploma programme and presently offering certificate, diploma and graduate level courses in the field of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Education of Persons with Hearing Impairment and vocational training for persons with Hearing Impairment. Diploma and Graduate courses are recognised by Rehabilitation Council of India and Certificate level course is affiliated to National Institute of Open Schooling.

Clinical Services

The institute is equipped with state of art instrument for hearing assessment and intervention, speech and language assessment and intervention, educational evaluation of persons with hearing impairment, pre-school education to children with hearing impairment and psychological evaluation. The centre provides clinical services at subsidized rate from Monday to Friday between 09.00 am to 05.30 PM(closed on Saturday, Sunday and Gazetted Holiday).

Details of Clinical Service charges :

Sr. No. Services Fee (Rs.)
1 Registration 10/-(valid for one month), 50/-(valid for one year)
2 Electrophysiological Hearing Tests(OAE/BERA/ASSR) 50/-
3 Speech Language Therapy (maximum thrice a week) 100/- per month
4 Postoperative Cochlear Implant Charges As per ADIP Scheme
5 Pure Tone Audiometry/Speech Audiometry/Immitance Audiometry/ BOA No Cost
6 Speech and Language Evaluation and Counselling No Cost
7 Educational Evaluation and Counselling No Cost
8 Psychological Evaluation and Guidance No Cost

Audiology Unit

Audiology is branch of science which deals with study of hearing, balance and its disorders. Audiologist is registered hearing health care professional who specialized in the screening, diagnosis and management of hearing and vestibular disorders in children and adults.

Audiologists use various equipments and techniques for assessment of hearing and balance function such as pure tone audiometer, admittance audiometry, speech audiometry, Auditory Brainstem Response, Otoacoustic emission (OAE) measures and Auditory Steady State Responses (ASSR). After measurement of hearing, many children and adult with hearing loss would require hearing aid, cochlear implant and assistive listening devices which are prescribed by the Audiologist. After prescription and fitment of hearing aid / cochlear implant, individual with hearing impairment are required to undergo auditory training to maximize the use of hearing for development of speech and language skills.

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The following services are provided under this unit

  • Screening and diagnosis of hearing impairment.
  • Prescription and fitment of hearing aid.
  • Counseling and guidance to parents of children with hearing impairment and persons with hearing impairment .
  • Post cochlear implant rehabilitation.
  • Referral and follow up services.

Eligibility for availing hearing aids under Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase / Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP) Scheme:

  • An Indian Citizen of any age.
  • Holds a 40% disability certificate.
  • Has monthly income from all the sources not exceeding Rs.20, 000/- per month.
  • Who have not received assistance during the last 3 years for the same purpose from any source. However, for children below 12 years of age, this limit would be one year.

Speech Language Pathology Unit

Speech-Language Pathologists use various techniques and equipments for assessment and management of speech, voice, language and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages.

The following services are provided under this unit :

  • Speech and language evaluation and management of children with hearing, intellectual and developmental disorders.
  • Assessment and management of stuttering and cluttering disorders
  • Assessment and management of voice disorders, aphasia, dysarthria and swallowing disorder
  • Pre cochlear implant assessment of speech and language skills
  • Post cochlear implant intervention.
  • Counselling and guidance to parents or individual

Education Unit

Education plays an important role in shaping the future of individual, society and in turn nation.

The following services are provided under this unit-

  • Educational assessment of children with hearing impairment
  • Early intervention.
  • Schools placements.
  • Remedial teaching for children attending mainstream schools.
  • Parent guidance and Referrals.

Psychology Unit

It has been acknowledged that persons with speech, language and hearing disorders exhibit problems in psychosocial domain. This may be noticed as either cause, associated problems or as the effect of their primary speech, language and hearing disorders. The problems with psychosocial dimensions can be alleviated through psychological intervention and rehabilitation.

The following services are provided under this unit

Psychological Evaluation.

Psychological counselling and guidance.

Psycho therapy, Behaviour therapy and Play therapy.

Library Unit

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The Library of Regional Centre, Noida has 2295 books. The Institute has subscribed 18 multi-site online e-journals. Internet and wifi facility is available for staff and students. The library is air conditioned and can accommodate twenty individuals.


Outreach Programme

The institute conducts camps for identification and management of speech, language and hearing disabilities and provides hearing aids to needy people.

Disability Information Line (DIL) Unit

One of the objectives of the centre to disseminate information related to services, facilities and concession available to the persons with disabilities. A unique project is being undertaken to provide information in all areas of disability through telephone. AYJNISHD (D) provides such information through unique project named Disability Information Line (DIL) various parts of the country including in the State of Delhi, Jammu Kashmir, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. DIL of these states is situated at AYJNISHD (D), RC, Noida and is available 24x7 through IVRS. Service of Call attendant is available on all working days of the institute. Information may be obtained through email or SMS. To access information related to Disabilities in English, Hindi /Regional Languages, individual may call the following numbers:

  • 1800-180-4689 (TOLL FREE)
    0120-2500920/921/923
    9999036796 (SMS)

Contact Us

Address

  • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities (Divyangjan),
    Northern Regional Centre,
    NIEPID, RC, Building, Plot No.44-A, Block -C, Sector -40, Noida -201 301, Uttar Pradesh
    Phone 0120 - 2500474/ 2500484
    1800 180 4689 (Toll Free)

Details of Long Term Courses offered at Regional Centre, Noida

Undergraduate Level

Sr. No. Name of the Course Eligibility Criteria Total no. of Intake Mode of Admission Affiliation
1 Bachelor of Audiology Speech Language Pathology -BASLP
- Four Years Course
Pass in 12th Class of 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology provided the candidate has passed in each subject separately. A candidate also must have passed in English (core or elective or functional) as a subject of study in the qualifying examination.* 25 Entrance Test By GGSIPU Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)

Diploma Level

Sr. No. Name of the Course Eligibility Criteria Total no. of Intake Mode of Admission Affiliation
1 Diploma in Education Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
-D.Ed.Spl.Ed.(HI)
- Two Years Course
10+2 passed or its equivalent from a recognized Board of Education with minimum marks of: 50% for General/OBC 45% for SC/ST/PH 30 AIOAT conducted by RCI, New Delhi Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi
2 Diploma in Hearing Language and Speech -DHLS
- One Year Course
12th class with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics / Computer science 25 AIOAT conducted by RCI, New Delhi Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi

Certificate Level

Sr. No. Name of the Course Eligibility Criteria Total no. of Intake Mode of Admission Affiliation
1 Certificate in Computer Application
- One year duration
10th class 20 Through NIOS National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

*Revision of Eligibility criteria is under consideration with GGSIPU.

List of Regular Staff at RC, Noida as on date

Sr. No. Name of Staff Designation Experience
1 Mr. Suman Kumar Assistant Director 20 years
2 Mr. Shishir Kumar Yadav Lecturer in Education 10 years
3 Mr. Sivasankaren, M.P. Office Superintendent 20 years
4 Ms. Rashmi Singh Psychologist 27 years
5 Mr. Amarkesh Mahendru Pre-School Teacher 30 years
6 Ms. Tejinder Kaur Steno Typist 30 years
7 Ms. Vibha Mahajan ASLP 19 years
8 Mr. Premchand UDC 28 years
9 Ms. Sushma LDC 19 years
10 Mr. Satprakash MTS 30 years
11 Mr. Samarpal MTS 28 years

List of out sourced staff at RC, Noida as on date

Sr. No. Name of Staff Designation
1 Ms. Anisha Sinha Lecturer (Sp. & Hg.)
2 Ms. Kalyani Singh Lecturer (Sp. & Hg.)
3 Mr. Krishan Kumar Lecturer (Sp. & Hg.)
4 Mr. Naresh Kumar Verma Librarian
5 Mr. Shudhansu Kumar ASLP
6 Mr. Ratnesh Sharma ASLP
7 Ms. Arti Rawat LDC
8 Mr. Sri Ram Meena Computer Instructor
9 Mr. Brijesh Kumar Bharti Call Attendant
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