The All India Institute of Speech and Hearing was established in the year 1966 as an autonomous institute fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. ï»¿Situated in a lush green campus of 32 acres adjacent to the University of Mysore in Manasagangothri, Mysore, it is a unique institute in the Asian sub-continent with its eleven departments and a well-equipped Library and Information Centre.
The Institute started with one post-graduate program in the year 1965 and now offers many courses including one Certificate course, 3 Diploma programs: Diploma in Hearing Aid & Earmould Technology, Diploma in Training Young Hearing Impaired Children and Diploma in Hearing Language and Speech-through distance mode; 2 undergraduate programs: B.Sc. in Speech & Hearing and B.S.Ed - Hearing-Impairment; PG Diploma programs in Clinical Linguistics and Forensic Speech Science and Technology; 3 post-graduate courses: M.Sc. in Audiology, M.Sc. in Speech-Language Pathology and M.S.Ed-Hearing-Impairment. The Institute offers Ph.D programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and also Post-Doctoral Fellowships.
All India Institute of Speech and Hearingï»¿ is wholly financed by the Government of India and functions as an autonomous organization under the direction of the Executive Council with the Hon'ble Union minister of Health and family welfare as chairman and the Hon'ble minister of Health and family welfare, Government of Karnataka as the Vice Chairman. AIISH has been recognized as a center of excellence in the area of deafness by World Health Organization (WHO). It has also received recognition from the University Grants Commission (UGC) as a center for advanced research and from the Department of Science & Technology (DST) as a Science and Technology Institute.
All India Institute of Speech and Hearingï»¿ï»¿ also conducts research in speech-language pathology, audiology, speech sciences, and hearing sciences. Some of the current research activities focus on early identification and genetics of hearing impairment, effectiveness of intervention strategies, development of assessment materials for Indian languages, and speech speaker recognition.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing that are published in OMICS International journals.