Goals and Objectives

Hearing impaired child playing with board

Hearing impaired kids playing a board game

Treatment of children with hearing disabilities

  • Rehabilitation of children with different kinds of hearing disabilities.
  • Development of hearing, communication, language and speech skills.
  • Promotion of cognitive and learning skills.
  • Fostering emotional development, self-empowerment, awareness and the ability to cope with the hearing loss.
  • Development of the child’s social skills.
  • Social integration of children with hearing loss in their natural surroundings and with their hearing peers.

Involvement of parents and family in the treatment of the child with hearing loss

  • Providing detailed information relating to the development of the child with hearing loss in varied aspects.
  • Guidance in developing parents’ skills in the treatment and education of the child with hearing loss.
  • Support, accompaniment and guidance for both close and extended families.
  • Active involvement of parents in decisions related to the child’s intervention program.
  • Guidance in utilizing their rights as parents of a child with hearing loss and in their contact with various community frameworks.

Integration of children with hearing loss in the community

  • Integration of children with hearing loss in educational and social frameworks in the community.
  • Development of community services adapted to the special needs of children with hearing loss and their families.
  • Enhancing the awareness of the community to the needs of children with hearing loss, their manner of development and their integration with hearing peers.
  • Counseling professionals in the community by means of workshops, lectures and printed material.
  • Advocating and promoting legislation for the welfare of children with hearing loss and their families.