Mysuru: The Department of Prevention of Communication Disorders (POCD) is conducting a two-day seminar on ‘Ageing and Elderly Care on Communication Disorder: Strategic Guidelines’ at the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Naimisham Campus, Manasagangothri, on Jan.10 and 11.
The main objectives of the seminar is to educate the public regarding age-related changes in the body that could eventually lead to communication disorders, to spread awareness on the prevention, early identification and management of these, and to provide practical guidelines to live a socially healthy and sound life.
The seminar is open to organisations, caretakers catering to the senior citizens, village or multispecialty rehabilitation workers, social workers, ASHA Workers, health facilitators and general public including the senior citizens.
A free screening/testing for hearing, speech, language and swallowing disorders will also be provided for the senior citizens on these days. For free registration, call 0821-2502703/312 or e-mail: [email protected]