WORLD DISABILITIES DAY CELEBRATIONS – 3
Ashray Akruti celebrated its annual event ‘World disabilities day’ on 3rd December, 2013at RNR Auditorium, Banjara Hills to raise awareness about the hearing impairment andbring home the message of equality between children with and without disability. TheChief Guest for the morning ceremony was Sri. Mahesh Bhagwat,IPS (IGP-SecurityIntelligence) and the Chief Guest for the evening event was Ms. Rekha Rani (Additional joint collector). The highlights of the event were ‘Science Exhibition for Special Children’and ‘Art exhibition by hearing impaired children’. Principal Mrs. A. Sashikala, andteachers Mrs. Kalpana and care taker Mrs. Kamala were felicitated at the event for theirdedicated 10years service at Ashray Akruti.
WORLD DISABILITIES DAY CELEBRATIONS BY DISABLED WELFARE
Disabled Welfare of A.P celebrated World disability day at Ravindra Bharathi which was graced bythe Honorable Chief Minister of A.P Mr. Kiran Kumar Reddy. Hearing impaired children of AshrayAkruti performed folk dance which was applauded by one and all.
MULTIMEDIA AND ANIMATION TRAINING CENTRE FOR HEARING IMPAIRED
Ashray Akruti has started the second batch in multimedia and animation training forthe hearing impaired youth. The course duration is 6 months which includes theoryclasses, English and sign language class and practicals. Guest lectures are alsoarranged from prospective employers. Special training is given to hearing impairedstudents from Telugu medium back ground. The purpose of this initiative is to train thehearing impaired youth in market oriented courses, to the requirement of the employerand place them in those Organizations. Ashray Akruti Multimedia and Animation Centersuccessfully ran its first course in the year 2010-2012 after which 12 hearing impairedstudents were placed in various Multimedia Companies like Dreams Inc., Filmrestoration etc. The Course is offered free of cost.
ACCENTURE EVENT AT YAKATPURA CENTER
Accenture volunteers lead by Ms.Sana, Mr.Sudhir, MR.Mohid andMr.Shivram donated a computer, printer and scanner. All thestudents of Yakatpura branch were given uniforms, shoes andsocks. Volunteers also served the children special meals onthat day.
COGNIZANT OUTREACH TALENT HUNT
11 hearing impaired children of Ashray Akruti performed“Mime” at Cognizant Talent Hunt, 2013 which was verywell received by the audience. 1800 children from 30different schools participated in this event.
ACCENTURE EVENT (UDAAN) AT NOVOTEL
11 hearing impaired children of Ashray Akruti accompanied by teacher Mrs. Swarna Lathaand Mrs. Savitri attended the Accenture (Microsoft) event on 17
December. Children wereapplauded for their ‘mime’ performance. Hearing impaired children of Ashray Akruti donateda painting done by them to the Accenture team as a token of appreciation.
PROFESSOR GOVINDARAJULU VISIT
IIIT Professor and Registrar Mr.Govindarajulu visited Ashray Akrutiand showed keen interest inunderstanding the teaching methodsfollowed by Ashray Akruti. Heappreciated and encouraged the staff in their efforts to educate the hearingimpaired children.
ACTOR AADI'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Actor Aadi extended his supportby celebrating his birthday atAshray Akruti. Actor Sai kumarand family, members of filmindustry also visited AshrayAkruti and took part in thecelebrations. The childrenenjoyed the day interacting withthe actors.
Oakridge school students visited Ashray Akruti and made it very special to the children of Ashray Akruti byinteracting with them.Maple School students visited Ashray Akruti and participated in drawing along with the hearing impaired children of Ashray Akruti.