PANCHIKKAL, AYYANTHOLE, THRISSUR, kerala 680003
Phone 0487 2361611
‘ASHIS’(Amrita Speech & Hearing Improvement School) in Thrissur is one of the few special schools in Kerala that scientifically teaches Hearing impaired and speech impaired children to develop their capacity to speak.
It is located in Ayyanthole (panchikkal) on the Ayyanthole puzhakkal road, about 6 kms from Thrissur Railway station and KSRTC bus stand under Thrissur Corporation limit.
In 1991, the parents of some hearing impaired children in Thrissur thought of an apt school for their hearing handicapped children to pursue their education. As a result the school Thrissur speech & hearing institute came in to existence. Initially the school was started with a strength of around 20 students and 2 teachers. After few years the parents found it difficult to run the school and requested to Her Holiness Sri Mata Amritananda mayi Devi (Amma) to take over the institution for better development and growth of the institution. Amma accepted the request and the school started running with Amma’s blessings from 1997 June onwards in the name of Amrita Speech & Hearing Improvement School (ASHIS). Meanwhile the school got Govt.recognition on 25.09.2002.Then it got aided status on 27.08.2005.ASHIS is a mixed school & hostels for girls and boys are provided. At present the school posses a strength of 125 students & 13 teachers.
The teachers are specially trained for teaching hearing impaired children. The school has pre-primary classes and hence attention can be given to the young hearing impaired children to develop their speech. The school follows oral method of teaching.The children wear hearing aids and the classrooms are equipped with amplification systems. Importance is given for speech therapy and auditory training. The average students of a class comprises 5 to 8 .The present Head mistress of the school is Savithry .K.K
Speech therapy Class room
ASHIS has its own building constructed by Math with all facilities like Library, Science Lab, Computer Lab, PVT room,parents room etc. The school provides Transportation facilities for the Dayscholars.
When Amrita Trust had taken over the school, classes up to 5th standard were only functioning. Gradually divisions were increased and the first S.S.L.C batch came out with 100% success in 2002. In the same year Sabin.PC one of the student of our school got 2nd rank in the state. In year 2008 also ASHIS recorded 100% success in S.S.L.C.
Apart from the academic achievements the children of ASHIS also proved their calibre in sports, work experience & youth festivals. The children do participate in the special school state youth festival every year and achieve various prizes and grades.
Curriculum / Syllabus / Examination
As a special schools (hearing impaired) follow the same curriculum & text books of the general schools. But modifications are given in the syllabus and methods of teaching under the supervision of SCERT. Similarly examinations and valuations are conducted separately for special schools.
Education district: : Thrissur A.E.O : Thrissur West
U.R.C : Model Girls, Thrissur Centre Code: 50018
School Code : 22602 Email : email@example.com
District : Thrissur Corporation : Thrissur
Assembly : Thrissur Parliment : Thrissur
Staff: Savithry.K.K (Head Mistress) Jancy Chandran (HSA-Natural science)
Sunil.P (HSA -Social Studies) Preethy.E.V (HSA-Malayalam)
Bhavi.P.P (HSA-maths) Baby.M.V (Asst: Teacher)
Omana.K.S (Asst:Teacher) Dilani Susan.K.G (Asst: Teacher)
Sini.C.C (Asst: Teacher) Thara.C.V (Asst: Teacher)
Vibi.C.V (Asst: teacher) Binisha.V.B (Asst: Teacher)
Ambily.K.K (Special teacher) Elsy .E.K (Pre-Primary)
Jessy .P.R (Pre-Primary) Shybi.M.B (Pre-Primary)