TOGETHER FOR A BETTER WORLD FOR ALL: INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN DEVELOPMENT
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An exciting coming together of United Way of Chennai, Vidya Sagar and Invention Labs.

“To make it possible for people with communication difficulties to communicate … and thereby enhance their quality of life … for nothing is greater than the power of communication.”

Effective use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices.
To identify best practices for improving communication skills of AAC user.
Develop a training methodology for disseminating these best practices.

 

Chief Guest: Mr. M.A. Alagappa, Chairman, United Way Of Chennai.
Event Date: December 5th 2011,Monday
Event Time: 11.00 am to 11.50 am
Event Venue: Vidya Sagar Auditorium, No.1, Ranjith Road, Kotturpuram, Chennai-600 085 (Near Anna Centenary Library)

Agenda

  • Lighting of Lamp and Prayer.
  • Welcome Address by Ms.Kalpana Rao, Principal, Vidya Sagar
  • Need for creating awareness and identifying practices in AAC intervention by Mrs. Rajul Padmanabhan, Director, Vidya Sagar.
  • India’s experience with AAC Device in comparison with developed countries by Mr.AjitNarayanan, Founder and Managing Director, Invention Labs.
  • Role of United Way and why we choose to support the disabled by Mr. M.A. Alagappa,Chairman, United Way Of Chennai.
  • Speech by Vidya Sagar student on how AAC device has improved his quality of life.
  • Presentation of AVAZ Devices to Vidya Sagar by Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai.
  • Vote of Thanks
  • National Anthem
  • Tea and Coffee