Research & Publications

Research projects have been designed to increase and improve the quality of rehabilitation services. The projects are aimed at evolving service modules and diagnostic tests that can be used or replicated by other organisations. Modules for early identification and intervention of children with hearing impairment have been prepared and are on the field trial.     

           System : The Academic Committee is constituted as required under the bye-laws of the Institute. The members are approved by the Executive Council of the Institute.  All the projects and academic activities of the Institute are placed before the Academic Committee, including the request for extension of projects. The report of the completed projects is also examined by the Committee.

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS DURING 2018-19                                                                         

Profiling of children attending early intervention programme at AYJNIHH, TCTD, Bhubaneshwar

                                       Principal Investigator              -  Mr Lanu Aimol

                                       Co-Investigator                      -  Mr Ajay Mahapatra                    

                                       Duration of the Project           -  11 months

                                       Date of Sanction                   -  September, 2016

                                       Budgetary Provision              -  Rs. 1,10,000/-                                     

Objectives of the Project – (i) To find out the educational level attained by children with hearing impairment in normal schooling after attending early intervention at Regional Centre, Janla (ii) To study the vocational placement of the individuals and (iii) To find out the social participation of the individuals.

Outcome of the Project - The finding of this small scale study can guide professionals, policymakers and ground-level practitioners towards fulfilling the mandate given by the programmes and schemes.

 

ONGOING PROJECTS DURING 2018-19

i) Developing an overall impact assessment tool of the cleft lip and palate, using ICF

                                       Principal Investigator              -  Mr. Sujoy Kumar Makar

                                       Co-investigators                     -  Ms. Arpita Chatterjee Shahi , Ms. Pamela Samaddar

                                       Duration of the Project            -  2 Years

                                       Date of Sanction                    -  22/09/2017

                                       Budgetary Provision               -  Rs. 292000/-

                                       Expenditure                           -  Nil

Objectives of the Project – (i) To identify key issues (tool) related to the impact of CLP with reference to ICF. (ii) Evaluate (Reliability & Validity) and use a new measurement tool/test battery for assessing impact of CLP to develop overall impact assessment tool of the cleft lip and palate, using ICF (iii)  To find out the impact rating of CLP on different category (mild- moderate, moderate –severe, severe) based on ICF. iv) To discuss the components of the international classification of functioning disability and health as they relate to the documentation of CLP impact outcomes.

Progress of the Project – (i) Collection and editing of the questions: 120 questions expressing the overall experiences of the person with cleft lip and palate were collected from literature and consultation with the specialist working with cleft lip and palates. These 120 questions were edited to 100 questions subsequently. (ii) Relevancy test: the relevancy of the questions is face validated by the panel of speech-language pathologists with more than 10 years of experience on a five-point Likert scale.  (iii) For standardizing these questions, item analysis and other reliability and validity tests would be administered.                        

 

ii)) Profiles of Individual with Mental Retardation in Bhopal : A comparative study

                                       Principal Investigator               -  Dr. Indra Bhushan Kumar

                                       Co-investigator                       -  Dr. G.A. Joshi

                                       Duration of the Project            -  3 Months

                                       Date of Sanction                    -  22/09/2017

                                       Budgetary Provision               -  Rs. 20000/-

                                       Expenditure                           -  Nil

Objectives of the Project – To analyse sociodemographic factors and to determine profiles of an individual with intellectual disabilities.

Progress of the Project – Data collection is completed.    

        

iii)) Personal hygiene habits among adolescents with intellectual disability at CRC, Bhopal

                                       Principal Investigator               -  Dr. G.A. Joshi

                                       Co-investigator                       -  Dr. Indra Bhushan Kumar

                                       Duration of the Project            -  6 Months

                                       Date of Sanction                    -  22/09/2017

                                       Budgetary Provision               -  Rs. 100000/-

                                       Expenditure                           -  Nil

Objectives of the Project – To measure the personal hygiene habits among adolescent with intellectual disability.

Progress of the Project – Research tool is developed for data collection.

 

iv) Digital Directory of Rehabilitation Services for persons with hearing impairment in India 

                                       Principal Investigator               -   Dr Arun Banik

                                       Co-investigators                      -   Mr. N Karthikeyan & Mr P M Mathew

                                       Duration of the Project             -  18 Months

                                       Date of Sanction                     -  September, 2017

                                       Budgetary Provision                -   Rs. 3.75 lakhs

                                       Expenditure                            -  Nil

Objectives of the Project – i) To collect information from all the states in India regarding rehabilitation services available for speech and hearing disabilities such as schools, colleges, clinics, institutes, professionals and so on.   ii) To compile information regarding rehabilitation services for persons with speech and hearing disabilities.   iii) To classify information regarding the rehabilitation services for a person with speech and hearing disabilities.  iv) to develop a digital directory for the dissemination of information and easily accessible in online mode for the larger benefits of common people.

Progress of the Project - Appointment of Research Assistant is under the process of approval for the project work. Once the appointment of Research Assistant is done, the research tool development, validation, finalization of tool and data collection will be carried out throughout India.

 

v) Audio visual teaching aid for the hearing impaired, for improving the speech perception and enhance learning-digital learning resource

                                       Principal Investigator               -  Dr. Shanti Prakash

                                       Co-investigator                       -   Mr. B. Srinivas Rao

                                       Duration of the Project            -   3 Months

                                       Date of Sanction                    -   September, 2017

                                       Budgetary Provision               -   Rs. 30,000/-                                

Objectives of the Project – To develop an audio visual teaching aid for the student with hearing impairment. The visual aid will also have capability to support the needs of partially blind students also. This system will also be able to show the pre recoded voice, such as alphabets, words, sentences on the screen along with other types of inputs.

Progress of the Project - Developed Audio Video CDs on Micro teaching for the use of Special Educators and Special Education trainees to teach curriculum for the children with hearing impairment.

 

DISSERTATIONS  DURING 2018-19

                Research is undertaken every year by the MASLP and M.Ed - Spl.Education (HI) students for their dissertation as part fulfilment of the course. The dissertation work in the area of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Special Education is being taken up by the students. During the year under report, 50 dissertations were submitted by the students. The titles of the dissertations along with students and guides names are given below.

 

M.ASLP at AYJNISHD(D), Mumbai. RC, Kolkata and RC, Secunderabad

1.  Development of Punjabi Version of Western Aphasia Battery (P-Wab)

              Name of the Student     :   Ms. Manpreet Kaur

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Suman Kumar

 

2. Exploring Laryngeal Aerodynamic Parameters in Children using Aerephone-II: A Normative Study

              Name of the Student       : Mr. Devraj Pal

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Suman Kumar

 

3.  A Comparative Study and Fluctuating Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Exercises Between Phonation on /A/) and / E/

              Name of the Student      :  Mr. Dheeraj Dhruv

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Indranil Chatterjee

 

4.  Effect of Unilateral Cochlear Implantation on Balance Control in Children

              Name of the Student      :  Mr. Sailendra Kumar Mohanty

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Suman Kumar

 

5.  A Comparative Acoustic Analysis of Bangla Folk Song and Rabindrasangeet on Long-Term Average Spectrum

              Name of the Student      :  Mr. Sujit Kumar Tarai

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Indranil Chatterjee

 

6.  A Comparative Study on Measures of Perceptual, Cepstral and Dysphonia Severity Between Male Subjects with Normophonia, Dysphonia and Dysarthrophonia

              Name of the Student      :  Mr. Sumit Kumar Roy

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Indranil Chatterjee

 

7.  Mean Length  of Utterance for 3-5 Years Bengali Speaking Children

              Name of the Student      :  Mr. Gajendra Gouda

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Suman Kumar

 

8.  Transadaption and Validation of Vocal Fatigue Handicap Questionnaire (VFHQ) in Bangla

              Name of the Student      :  Mr. Beauty Singh

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Indranil Chatterjee

 

9.  A Comparative Study on Acoustic Voice Quality Index Between Subjects with Muscle Tension Dysphonia and Normophonia

              Name of the Student      :  Ms. Priyanka Ghosh

              Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Indranil Chatterjee

 

10.  OAE and ABR in cases with polycystic ovarian disorders

               Name of the Student      :  Ms. Archana Jagadev

               Name of the Guide         :  Mr. B. Srinivasa Rao

 

11.  Code mixing and code-switching - A comparative study between fluent and non-fluent aphasia

                Name of the Student      :  Mr. Appas Saha

                Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Gouri Shankar Patil

 

12.  Influence of electrode montage on ABR measured using level specific (L5) CE-Chirp stimulus in normal young adults

                Name of the Student      :  Mr. Rudresh Kumar

                Name of the Guide         :  Mr. B. Srinivasa Rao

 

13.  Diagnostic profile for patients with Meniere’s disease

                 Name of the Student      :  Mr. Pranab Panigrahy

                 Name of the Guide         :  Mrs. Aparna Ravichandran

 

14.  Occupational noise-induced hearing loss in dental professionals

                  Name of the Student      :  Ms. Jacqueline Srerana Reeves

                  Name of the Guide         :  Mr. B. Srinivasa Rao

 

15.  Estimation of hearing levels using chirp ABR in normal children

                  Name of the Student      :  Om Prakash Preyadarshi

                  Name of the Guide         :  Mr. B. Srinivasa Rao

 

16.  Spelling proficiency in persons with deafness

                  Name of the Student      :  D. Vajra bhavana

                  Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Gouri Shankar Patil

 

17.  Auditory comprehension abilities in Telugu speaking children using Unilateral cochlear implant device and bimodal device

                  Name of the Student      :   R. Hyndhavi

                  Name of the Guide         :  Mrs. Aparna Ravichandran

 

18.  Typical pause duration in cochlear implant children

                 Name of the Student      :  P. Esther Ruby

                 Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Gouri Shankar Patil

 

19.  Speech identification abilities in Hindi speaking children using the bimodal cochlear implant

                 Name of the Student      :   Ms. Poornima Patel

                 Name of the Guide         :  Mrs. Aparna Ravichandran

 

20.  A study on quality of life in Telugu speaking persons with dysarthria

                  Name of the Student      :   Philemon Bension

                  Name of the Guide         :  Mr. G.V.M. Hari Prasad

 

21.  Effect of laryngeal manual therapy on voice parameters in people with muscle tension dysphonia

                  Name of the Student      :  Mr. Akhilesh Kumar

                  Name of the Guide         :  Mr. G.V.M. Hari Prasad

 

22.  Voice profiles of teachers in rural areas

                   Name of the Student      :  Mr. P. Koteswara Rao

                   Name of the Guide         :  Mr. G.V.M. Hari Prasad

 

23.  Comparison of articulation in children with early Vs late cochlear implant users

                    Name of the Student      :  Mr. Kiran Kumar

                    Name of the Guide         :  Mr. G.V.M. Hari Prasad

 

24.  Parent awareness of dysphagia in children with cerebral palsy

                    Name of the Student      :  Mr. Gullive Sachin

                    Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Gouri Shankar Patil

 

25.  Why do people fitted with hearing aids not wear them in Indian contexts

                     Name of the Student      :  Ms. Babitha S

                     Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Gouri Shankar Patil

 

26. Parental Expectations Prior to Cochlear Implantation Under ADIP Scheme (Revised 2014): A Comparative Study

                     Name of the Student      :   Mr. Kalpesh Murlidhar Chaudhari

                     Name of the Guide         :   Dr. Arun Banik

 

27.  Evaluation of Social and Emotional Effects in Individuals with and Without Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD)

                     Name of the Student       :  Mr. Prince                 

                     Name of the Guide          :  Dr. S B Rathna Kumar

 

28.  The Comparison of Electroglottography Parameters Between Early and Late Cochlear Implanted Children

                    Name of the Student       :  Ms. Shraddha Prakash Shaniware        

                    Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Sadhana Relekar

 

29.  An Online Survey of Indian Audiologists’ Attitudes Towards Cochlear Implantation

                   Name of the Student       :  Mr. Lavkesh  

                   Name of the Guide         :   Dr. Aparna Nandurkar

 

30.  Perception of Intonation in Adolescents with Cochlear Implants

                   Name of the Student      :  Mrs. Puja Baliram Phoghat

                   Name of the Guide         :  Mrs. Ravali Mathur

 

31. Correlation Between Behaviourally Measured Comfort (C) Levels and Electrically Evoked Stapedius Reflex Thresholds (Esrt) in Children with Unilateral Cochlear Implant

                   Name of the Student      :  Ms. Roshni Mishra

                   Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Aparna Nandurkar

 

32.  Comparative Study of Acoustic Voice Parameters in Adolescent Males with Normal Hearing and Cochlear Implants

                   Name of the Student      :  Mr. Sadaf Fatema Zhar Kadri

                   Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Sadhana Relekar

 

33.  Profiling of Auditory Skill Development in the First Six Months Following Unilateral Cochlear Implantation in Children with Anomalous Cochlear Anatomy

                   Name of the Student      :   Ms. Saima Mohd Ali Shaikh

                   Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Aparna Nandurkar

 

34.  Quality of Life of Children Undergone Cochlear Implantation Under ADIP Scheme in Urban and Rural Areas : A Comparative Study

                    Name of the Student      :  Sushant Gaurishankar Badge         

                    Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Rajeev Jalvi         

 

35.  Measuring Cochlear Implant Satisfaction in Adults with Post Lingual Hearing Impairment in Terms of Duration of Deafness and Implant Age

                    Name of the Student      :  Mr. Niranjan Kumar               

                    Name of the Guide         :  Dr. S B Rathna Kumar

 

36.  Influence of High Rate Chirp Stimulation On Auditory Evoked Brainstem Response Waveform in Normal Hearing Adults

                    Name of the Student      :  Ms. Rajshri Shantaram Wagh

                    Name of the Guide         :  Mr. Mohammad Shamim Ansari

 

37.  Awareness of Communication Disorders in Children Among Primary School Teachers in Government Schools and Private Schools: A Comparative Study

                    Name of the Student  :  Shubham Prakash Shaniware

                    Name of the Guide     :  Dr. Arun Banik

 

38.  Assessing Swallowing Disturbance For Persons with Parkinson's Disease and Brainstem Stroke- Comparative Study

                    Name of the Student   :  Mitali Shailesh Thakkar     

                    Name of the Guide      :  Dr. Arun Banik

 

39.  Acoustic Analysis of Vowels in Adults with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

                    Name of the Student      :  Anvitaa Anish Marfatia      

                    Name of the Guide         :  Mrs. Ravali Mathur

 

40.  Coarticulation in Children Using Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids:A Locus Equation Study

                    Name of the Student      :  Smriti Tribhuvan Upadhyay           

                    Name of the Guide         :  Mrs. Ravali Mathur

 

41.  Efficacy of Digital Programmable Behind the-Ear Hearing Aids Issued Under the ADIP Scheme in Elderly Population: A Survey

                    Name of the Student      :  Zahra Salimbhai Kabani                

                    Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Rajeev Jalvi         

 

42.  Acoustical Parameters and Gender Perception of Voice By Listeners in Transsexual Individuals

                   Name of the Student      :  Arnavaz Sarosh Karanjia   

                   Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Sadhana Relekar

 

43.  Audiological Profile of Personnel working in Discotheques

                  Name of the Student      :  Sanya Modi                      

                  Name of the Guide         :  Dr. Rajeev Jalvi         

 

M.Ed. Spl. Education (HI) – AYJNISHD(D), MUMBAI

1.  Achievement of Content Mastery in School Subjects among Teacher Trainees

                  Name of the Student       :   Ms. Anushree Goyal

                  Name of the Guide          :   Dr. Suni M. Mathew

 

2.  Achievement of Basic Indian Sign Language Competence among Teacher Trainees

                  Name of the Student      :   Mr. Chandan Kumar Dubey

                  Name of the Guide        :   Dr. Suni M. Mathew

 

3.  Professional skills in Classroom Instructions of Teachers in Special and Mainstream Schools.

                  Name of the Student       :   Ms. Poornima Kumari

                  Name of the Guide          :    Dr. Gayatri Ahuja

 

4.   The Attitude of Parents of Typical children towards various aspects of inclusive education: A Comparative study

                  Name of the Student      :   Mrs. Poonam Mhatre

                  Name of the Guide        :    Dr. Varsha Gathoo

 

5.  Self-efficacy of General Teacher Education facilitating inclusive practices : A Comparative study

                   Name of the Student       :   Ms. Tanuja Rawal

                   Name of the Guide         :    Dr. Varsha Gathoo

 

6.  Challenges faced by Children with Low vision in Inclusive Classroom

                   Name of the Student       :   Mr. Abhishekh Yadav

                   Name of the Guide         :   Dr. Raju Arakh

 

7.  Challenges faced by parents in the socialization of their children with or without hearing impairment.

                   Name of the Student      :   Mr. Dinesh Kumar Patel

                   Name of the Guide        :    Dr. Raju Arakh

 

PUBLICATIONS DURING 2018-19                                                                      

International Journals

  1. Banik, P., Jaiswal, J., Koley, T. & Chatterjee, I. (2018). Explanatory analysis of tertiary Audiological data. Asia Pacific Journal of Research.Vol.1, Issue XCI, August (ISSN-P- 2320-5504, ISSN-O-2347-4793), PP.33-45.
  2. Chatterjee, C.A. & Chatterjee, I. (2019). Phonatory Function Parameters in Females with Prolonged Usage of Inhaled Corticosteroids for Asthma: An Exploratory Laryngeal Aerodynamic Study.International Journal of Science and Healthcare Research, Vol.4; Issue: 1; Jan.-March. Website: www.ijshr.com Original Research Article ISSN: 2455-7587.P-1-6
  3. Kumar, S., Chatterjee, I., Chatterjee, A., Dey, B., & Roychaudhury, A. (2018). Effect of age on swallowing parameters in an electroglottographic study. International Journal of Phonosurgery and Laryngology.January-June,8(1),P.13-18
  4. Porika, R. K., & Doraisami, B. (2018). Translation of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) into the Telugu language and Standardization. International Tinnitus Journal, 22(2):93-96
  5. Shaurya, C., Ravichandran, A. & Kumar, S. (2018). Transadaptation and Standardization of Tinnitus Primary Function Questionnaire in Hindi. International Tinnitus Journal. 22(1):23-29. DOI: 10.5935/0946-5448.20180004
  6. Poothullil, John Mathew Martin & Sunder Rajdeep (2018). Bharat me Social Media aur Divyangatha,India Connected-New Media ke prabhavom ki samiksha (Hindi), Sage Publications Inc, New Delhi, India.ISBN-978-93-532-8222-6 (PB)
  7. Poothullil John Mathew Martin & Jigna Shah (2018). Polysemic Signs in Indian Sign Language (ISL) News and Significance of Captions for Learning Vocabulary among Deaf and Hearing Viewers, Book of Abstracts- ISLIA-2018 International Conference, Indore, India
  8. Poothullil John Mathew Martin & Sunder Rajdeep(2018). Bharat madhe Social Media Divyangatha, India Connected- a Connected: Nav Madhyamanchya Prabhavache Sameekshan (Marathi), Sage Publications Inc, New Delhi, India.ISBN-10: 9353282659,ISBN-13:9789353282653
  9. Poothullil John Mathew Martin and Onampally Jerry Joseph(2019). Patterns of Deceptive Communication of Social and Religious Issues in Social Media: Representation of Social Issues in Social Media, Handbook of Research on Deception, Fake News, and Misinformation Online, Published by George Mason University, USA. IGISBN13: 9781522585350, ISBN10: 1522585354, EISBN13: 9781522585374,DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8535-0
  10. Shruti S Kamble & Dr. Arun Banik (2018). “Comparison of Various Aspects of Pragmatic Language Skills in Male and Female Adults with Spastic Cerebral Palsy”. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 8, Issue 11, November 2018 95 ISSN 2250-3153.
  11. Madhumita James & Arun Banik (2018). “ICF-Based Analysis of Psychological and Functional Aspects of Tinnitus”. International Journal of Health Sciences & Research (www.ijhsr.org) Vol.8; Issue: 11; November 2018.

 

National Journals

    12. Porika, R. K., Navya, A., Bheemani, S. R. & Priya, K.P. (2018). Effect of Electromagnetic Radiation of Mobile Phones on Hearing Sensitivity. International Journal of Innovative Knowledge Concepts. 10

    13. Sridevi, K., (2018). Attitudes of parents of children with disabilities towards Inclusive education. Persons with Disabilities Perspectives, problems and protection 1, 50-55. ISBN 978 -81-936731 -6-4

    14. Naik, V.M., Sridevi, K. & Prakash, S.S., (2018). Challenges Faced By TheResource Teachers Of Andhra Pradesh. Persons with Disabilities Perspectives, problems and protection. 1, 47-50. ISBN 978 -81-936731 -6-4

    15. Sridevi, K., (2018). Development of Language Skills among the children using Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aids. Disabilities & Impairments, 32 (1) 53-62.

    16. Poothullil John Mathew Martin, (2018). Big Data Analysis of Social Media for Understanding Participation and Identity in Instruction and Learning: A Study of Media Morphosis, Media Morphosis-Identity and Participation, Department of Mass Media, K.C. College, Mumbai, India, ISBN:978-93-86724-96-0

    17. Poothullil John Mathew Martin & Sunder Rajdeep, (2018). Media Morphosis inNews and Technology of All India Radio, Media Morphosis Identity and Participation, Department of Mass Media, K.C. College, Mumbai, India, ISBN:978-93-86724-96-0

    18. Poothullil John Mathew Martin (2018). Media Research Analytical Skills and Techniques, A Resource Book for Research Students of Communication, Journalism and Entertainment Media, Blue Rose Publishers, New Delhi, India, ISBN-978-93-87996-59-5

    19. Poothullil John Mathew Martin & Sunder Rajdeep (2018). Bharat me New Media: Kshetra Sanyojan, India Connected-New Media ke prabhavom ki samiksha (Hindi), Sage Publications Inc, New Delhi, India. ISBN-978-93-532-8222-6 (PB)

    20. Poothullil John Mathew Martin (2019). National Integrity through Yoga as a Mode of Communication - Perspectives and Challenges 21st Century, Universal Brotherhood through Yoga, Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, India, Released by  Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu at New Delhi, India. ISBN-978-81-7039-306-1

    21. Suvankar Parasar Mund, Abhishek Pravinkumar Suvarna & Arun Banik, (2019).  “Prevalence of voice problems among hawkers in Mumbai”. IP Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Allied Science, January-March, 2019;2(1): 8-15.

    22. Kishor H. Mane, Arun Banik, Abha Shree & Sheelu Kachhap (2018). Correlation of Reading Comprehension and Achievement in Computer Education of Persons with Hearing Impairment. Mizoram Educational Journal Vol. III Issue 2, Aizawl.

    23. Jyoti V. Kharat & Arun Banik (2018).  A study of pre and post-intervention programme on pre-reading and writing skills among autism spectrum disorder in pre-schools. IP Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Allied Sciences, July-September,          2018 1 (2). 14-20.

 

Books

    24. Sridevi, K., (2018). Introduction to Disabilities. Hyderabad, Neelkamal publications.ISBN978-93-88016-49-0

    25. Sridevi, K., (2018). Integrating gender and Inclusive perspectives. Hyderabad, Neelkamal publications. ISBN978-93-88016-13-1

    26. Sridevi, K., (2018). Early Childhood Care and Education. Hyderabad, Neelkamal publications ISBN NO.978—93-86725-60-8.

    27. Sridevi, K., (2018).Early childhood Education study material of B. Ed Spl. Education (H.I).Hyderabad,BRAOU.

    28. Sridevi, K., (2018).Practical manual on Disability & Inclusive Area of B. ED Spl. Education H. I.Hyderabad, BRAOU

 

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