NISH is an autonomous body under the Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala which has been accredited as “excellent” institute by the Rehabilitation Council of India. NISH is a comprehensive multi-purpose institute focusing on the identification, rehabilitation, education of the individuals with communication disorders. Since its inception back in 1997, NISH has made significant contributions for improving the quality of life of individuals with communication disorders and has taken pioneering effort in implementing various programs for the disabled population. Located beside the serene lake side at Akkulam , NISH hosts a unique integrated campus which accommodates staff and students with communication disabilities.
The activities of NISH includes