Irfaan Mulani

Irfaan Mulani- was detected at the right time-age 2yrs. So he got his speech therapy for a year and did his preschool very well from the age 3 to 6yrs at Swaranaad. He had his Cochlear Implant in 2015. He was taught in Hindi and has been integrated to a normal school in .
 
Irfaan Mulani was born on 13th Feb 2010. He was born deaf, but nobody realized it. When he was one and a half years old, his mother had a doubt that he did not respond when she stood behind him and spoke. Then his father took him to the family doctor, who guided them to an ENT doctor, who told them to get the BERA test done for Irfaan at YCM Hospital. There he was detected with 90% hearing loss in both ears. Irfaan’s parents immediately bought the appropriate hearing aid and started the therapy. His mother took him daily to YCM from Dehugaon for therapy. Six months passed, but Irfaan did not speak a single word. One day, when she was standing at the bus stop with Irfaan, he said ‘bhow bhow’ when he saw a dog there. “I was taken aback when I heard these sounds”, she told us. This meant that he was listening and paying attention in the speech therapy sessions for the last six months! 
 
Irfaan Mulani was three years old when he started going to Swaranaad. He has been a very charming boy, very enthusiastic and playful. He used a BTF hearing aid. Later on, his parents decided to go for the Cochlear Implant. This was exactly what he required to enhance his capacities. He started grasping things very quickly. His language acquisition took an upswing turn with the full cooperation and assistance of his family, especially his mother.
 
Irfaan continued on the path of progress in school. He took an active part in storytelling, acting and poetry recitation. He was at par with a normal child of his age. He even cracked jokes, which showed his cognitive skills and age-appropriate understanding.
He got promoted successfully every year and was integrated into a main stream school in 2016.
 

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    Irfaan Mulani

    Irfaan did his preschool very well from the age 3 to 6yrs at Swaranaad. He got promoted successfully every year and was integrated into a main stream school in 2016

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    Shraddha Shilimkar

    Shraddha progressed from a hearing impaired child who could not speak at the age of 6 to a young girl, who is a blackbelt holder in Karate, a bharat natyam dancer and has scored 65% in her SSC exams this year.

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    Siddhant Gaikwad

    Swaranaad is proud of him as he was admitted directly to second standard, After the principal took his test, she said, “he knows all and more than we teach in the first standard, so why waste his year. He was detected when he was two yrs old. After the speech therapy he joined Swaranaad.

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    Om Babar
    Om came to Cochlea at the age of four years. He became confident as he was getting good academic training in ‘Swaranaad’ in a group of 6 children and developed language skills in Manoram in a group of 60 children.

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    Asawari Kulkarni
    Asawari bagged the ‘Best Student’ award in June 2015.She has scored 89% marks in her SSC exams from a school for normal children. She has passes the Sanskrit “ Madhyama’ exam and is a good Bharat Natyam dancer.

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    Hrishkesh Patil
    Hrishikesh can speak Marathi, English and Hindi. He has done M. Com., has won prizes in photography and is a hardcore trekker.Photos- compering, trekking photography prize.

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