The School for the Deaf and Communication Disorders
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Team

4

Specialist

155

Students

Mission

The School for the Deaf and Communication Disorders at Orphan Welfare Society (OWS) aims to provide education, training and rehabilitation services to children with hearing-impairments and communication disorders to help them attain academic achievement and social integration.

Vision

We look towards a world that provides the best education to children with hearing-impairments and communication disorders and ensures their dignified integration and interaction with society to achieve self-fulfillment.

Objectives

• Work on the development of early intervention (4-2 years) for children with hearing-impairments and communication disorders.
• Provide students with academic skills using the latest methods and to work on the development of their various cognitive, physical and social aspects.
• Teach students with hearing-impairments till the completion of the basic education (Brevet \ ninth grade) and help them determine their future plans.
• Work on the reintegration of students with communication disorders in public or private schools through specialized programs and intensive treatment sessions.
• Work on familial guidance to identify the capabilities of the students and raise awareness and educate society.
• Promote social integration of our students through training, rehabilitation and empowerment.
Note: Three of our students successfully acquired the Brevet Public Certificate this year. 

Services

• Teach, train and rehabilitate students with hearing impairments from nursery to the ninth grade (Brevet) using pedagogic methodologies that correspond
to their abilities.
• Teach and rehabilitate students with communication disorders from kindergarten to the ninth grade (Brevet).
• Provide supportive treatment services through specialized individual sessions in:
- Psychomotor therapy
- Psychotherapy
- Speech therapy
- Educational Evaluation
• Prepare and implement social intervention programs through individual and group sessions that include awareness meetings for students and their families and home visits.
• Provide medical services in the Audiology Lab at OWS which include:
- Audiometry
- Provision of hearing aids
- Examination by a specialist doctor / otolaryngology.
• Provide Audiometric services to all segments of society at reasonable fees.
• Organize campaigns and educational meetings to raise awareness about the importance of early intervention for children with hearing impairments and 
communication disorders.

Beneficiaries of the Department

The School for the Deaf offers its services to children with hearing impairment and communication disorders from the age of 2 to 18.

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