‘Anantha Soukhya’ organized a talk on “Geriatric Issues – Homeopathic Solutions” on 15.4.2023 at Chetana School premises for Senior Citizens. Dr. Vijayendra Itagi, Professor and Vice Principal, Yenepoya Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Naringana, Mangaluru inaugurated the talk by lighting the lamp, also with Shri P Vinod Shenoy, Treasurer, Seva Bharathi and Shri Umesh Shenoy, Convenor, Anantha Soukhya . Dr. Itagi through a ppt. presentation explained various issues that would occur in aging process and homeopathic solutions to counter those issues. He also attended the questions raised by the participants. More than 50 Senior citizens took part in the session. In the function, Legal Guardian Certificates were also distributed to the beneficiaries.
In order to update on latest developments supporting the children of special needs, Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore organized a one day workshop on 8th April 2023 at the event Hall of Chetana school on the subject “Communication Training – How and when?”. The program was meant for the teachers working in special schools of undivided Dakshina Kannada district. Dr. Jayashree S Bhat, Ph.D, M.Sc.(Sp. & Hg.), MA(Psy.), Audiologist, Speech & Language Pathologist and swallowing Therapist, K M C Mangaluru was the Resource person in the workshop. In the inaugural session, the representative of Seva Bharathi® Shri B Prakash Pai stated that the workshop is to train and update the teachers on the base issues in their work area so that they could utilize training knowledge in normalizing the challenged children as also to educate their parents in the right way. During the session, the resource person explained the minute aspects of the ‘language’ and ‘communication’ with reference to ‘special children’ by quoting live examples. In group presentation, discussion and interaction, participants took part actively and interestingly. Totally, 70 teachers from 30 special schools attended and they were issued with participation certificates.
Navachetana Communication Development Centre observed ‘World Autism Day’ on ‘2nd April 2023’. In a function organized at the premises of Chetana school, Dr. Jyashree S Bhat, Ph.D, M.Sc.(Sp. & Hg.), MA(Psy.), Audiologist, Speech & Language Pathologist and swallowing Therapist, K M C Mangaluru inaugurated the program by lighting the lamp and spoke on the background of observing World Autism Day. Dr. Kushala Shetty, Department of Dentistry of A J Institute Mangaluru also spoke on the importance of celebrating World Autism Day. Smt. Sumathi V Shenoy, President, and Shri H Nagaraj Bhat, Hon. Secretary of Seva Bharathi®, Smt. Ravikala Shetty, Unit Head, Navachetana Communication Development Centre were present on the dais. Children of the Navachetana performed cultural programs on the stage. Shri P Vinod Shenoy of Seva Bharathi, Smt. Suprita, Head Mistress of Chetana school, Doctors team from A J Institute, parents of the children, teachers and volunteers were present in the program.