About Us

Since 1998, Cochlea Pune, a registered charitable trust, is working in the field of Rehabilitation of Hearing Impaired members of our society.

Cochlea Pune for Hearing and Speech is the centre,  where all efforts are made to make every Hearing Impaired baby speak, through early detection and intervention. 

Cochlea Pune focuses especially on young, congenitally born deaf children in the age group of 0 to 6 years.

Starting with one centre, one student and one teacher, it has today spread out to rural areas in Pune district and also to Goa. Around 35 teachers are assisting more than 125 children to hear, through hearing aids and providing speech therapy / pre-school training at our 9 centres.

Cochlea has a team consisting of ENT surgeon, audiologist, speech therapist, hearing aid technician, special educators,  psychologist and social workers.

Success Stories

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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.