Scientific facts prove that more than 95% of hearing impaired children have some residual hearing, which can be improved with the use of state-of-the-art hearing aids coupled with rehabilitation program. with proper care, support and training, such children can - over a period of time - begin to hear well enough to respond to spoken word and hence, integrate well with the society.
Supported by philanthropic donors, NGOs and manufacturers of hearing aids JOSH has been able to provide digital hearing aids to more than 1000+ underprivileged hearing impaired children-while establishing twelve special schools that provide education in a totally digital format.
Josh foundation is based out of Mumbai, and operates from the renowned Gandhi Clinic of hearing in Santacruz. The hearing aid clinic has the best equipment for hearing like audiogram, and provides unparalleled advice and treatment for the hearing impaired. Depending on the type of hearing impairment, Josh foundation prescribe the right digital hearing aids and hearing devices for each person. People who cannot afford buying a hearing aid are supported through sponsorship, donation and other corporate collaborations. Josh foundation is also associated with Widex, the leading digital hearing aid manufacturer based from Europe, in its various initiatives.
JOSH is a movement which was initiated by eminent ENT surgeon Dr.Jayant Gandhi and Devangi Dalal, a renowned audiologist.