Why Cochlea

  1. Most important aspect of Cochlea is the Team at Cochlea, which consists of  ENT surgeon, audiologist, speech therapist, hearing aid technician, special educators,  psychologist and social workers.
  2. Children are tested for hearing disability at a very young age.
  3. If diagnosed with hearing disability, they are fitted with proper hearing aids
  4. Option of Cochlear Implant is explained if the child is found to be a suitable candidate for the same.
  5. Cochlear Implant surgery is carried out.
  6. Speech Therapy is started immediately, which helps the child to hear sounds and make sounds accordingly
  7. Mothers are made partner in the whole teaching process, so that they can help their child in learning even at home.-
  8. At our pre-school “Swaranaad”; children are imparted education in language, mathematics and general knowledge.
  9. Children are encouraged to join normal schools, after they complete our pre-school training.
  10. These children are able to compete with normal children, in normal schools and even come out with flying colours.


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.