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The school has been started by Mr.K.Murugasamy who belongs to Tirupur in 10.10.1997.  Deafness is looked upon as a stigma even to this day.

Born on 9-Dec-1961, Mr.Murugasamy turned out to be deaf and mute. And so was it when Mr.Murugasamy’s family decided that it was fate and left him on his own. He Studied at Coimbatore Corporation High School for the Deaf. Developed a keen interest in track and field events. Football turned out to be his passion. He has represented Tamil Nadu at numerous National Level tournaments and has won hundreds of prizes. He is deaf and that has made a huge difference. He started identifying with the deaf community and founded the Tirupur Deaf Association – 1986.

Mr.Murugasamy started helping out fellow deaf persons. It included getting them jobs, helping hundreds of deaf persons to get legal support at all.
He has also helped numerous deaf persons to lead a life just like the others.
As an individual he has inspired formation of Deaf Associations in the nearby regions.

 His accomplishments

  • Murugasamy has also arranged salaried jobs for about 163 deaf persons.
  • Achievements & Recognitions that stand testimony to his selfless service to the deaf community:
  • Best Service – Recognized by Nilgiris District Deaf Association – 1998.
  • Felicitated by Tirupur South Rotary Club – 2005
  • Felicitated by Park College for his contributions to the Deaf community – 2005
  • Best Social Worker – Award from the Tamil Nadu Govt – 2008.
  • Honored by AC MuthiahChettiar Trust for his remarkable services – 2010
  • Recognized fro his social services by Tirupur Muyarchi Foundation.
  • Rotary Club of Tirupur Kumaran Vocational Excellency Award – Feb 25, 2013
  • Eminence Award from CAVINKARE ABILITY  Foundation  – Feb 18, 2016

 Contact Our Founder : murugasamy@theodeaf.org

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