Devangi Dalal is best known for being the first Indian audiologist to win the “Humanitarian award in 2012” by the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). She will be completing her silver jublee has more than 27 years of experience in the field of audiology and speech therapy. Her specialty is in Audiology & Speech Therapy assessing children and adults with varying hearing, speech, voice and neurological disorders and typically planning rehabilitation programs to improve their functioning at home and in the community.
It is this desire for working towards the needs of hearing impaired children that she founded JOSH FOUNDATION with well-known ENT Surgeon Dr. Jayant Gandhi with an aim to improve and empower hearing handicapped children; she has been instrumental in gathering funds, and providing a platform for these children through various events. She regularly takes lectures for various organizations in Mumbai to create awareness for speech and hearing related issues in children and adults. She is also attached to various social NGO’s.
Devangi is an author of Gujarati and Hindi books (Indian Regional and National Languages) to create awareness on the problems faced by hearing impaired children and solutions for the same. She has also directed a 17 minute tele-film to create awareness of hearing impairment.