Integration of Hearing Impaired children in mainstream society through Auditory Verbal Therapy

Project Proposal

Integration of Hearing Impaired children in mainstream society through Auditory Verbal Therapy - Ongoing Project


AURED (Aural Education for children with Hearing Impairment) has provided habilitation to deaf children and family support, since 1986.The specific method used is known as the Auditory Verbal Approach. To maximize outcomes, early detection and intervention is essential.
which ultimately help to provide deaf children the opportunity to 'listen and speak'. To integrate children with hearing impairment to become independent, participating, contributing citizens in mainstream society.


Children take part in one-on-one therapy sessions. Therapy is conducted in 4 major languages - English, Hindi, Marathi, and Gujarati. Parents, are the primary caregivers, and are required to participate in every session to enable them to learn how to implement the Auditory Approach in their homes. No sign language or lip reading is used.Audiological Management & Hearing Aid selection, therapy and mapping for hearing aid users and cochlear implant recipients, and parent counselling is also done.

Geographic Location

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Number of Beneficiaries


Financial Information

Funding Duration: April 2014 to March 2015
Total Budget: Rs.5,203,529
Funding Requested: Rs.2,203,529
Contribution by Organisation: Rs. 1,200,000
Contribution by Other Organisation: Rs. 1,800,000

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Qualitative Outcome Indicators

Children learn to Listen & Speak
Integrated into mainstream schools
On par with hearing peers
Parents empowered to be primary care takers
Children become independent.

Quantitative Outcome Indicators

New admissions every year
New implants done
New upgrades done
No. of children integrated into schools
No. of parents trained in AVT.


I certify that the information in this proposal is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also certify that the organization and I will abide by the terms and conditions of the grant/fund as established by granter/funder. I further certify that all received funds/grants will be used exclusively for the purpose stated in this proposal unless I normally request and receive prior authorization from funder for any changes. Further, I understand that if the funding is granted for the project described above it will be for an initial period of ONE year and can be extended, if necessary, by renewing the proposal. Also, regular status reports on the project will be provided by the organization to funder for the duration of the funding.

Latha Dilip

MSW Trustee
Sept. 10, 2013

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Organisation Information

The AURED Charitable Trust


80G Number: 80G/354/2007/2007-08

35AC Number: N.A.

FCRA Number: 83780527

Financial Information

Number of paid staff: 21

Annual Budget: Rs.6,129,529

Key Corporate Funders for last 3 years: TATA Capital Yardi Pvt Ltd Amar Plantations

Key Foundation Funders for last 3 years: Concern India Foundation

Vision and Mission

We believe it is the right of every child with hearing impairment to communicate in spoken language.

Our goal is to integrate children with hearing impairment, to become independent, participating and contributing citizens in mainstream society.

Our mission is 'Reduction of Disability'

Focus Areas

  • Disability

Geographic Location of Operations

Rural Based Projects

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Urban Based Projects

State City Number of Slums
Maharashtra Mumbai
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad

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