We believe in


“A lot of different flowers make a bouquet.”

we believe in


“Technology doesn’t discriminate.”


ISHANYA, which means “North-East”, the direction which symbolically represents Education, Knowledge and Prosperity is a Centre for Individuals with Special Needs started in 2015, with the intent to make the society more inclusive.

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Swathi Vellal Raghunandan

Founder & Director

Raghunandan Ranganath


Anoop Simha

Lead, Center for Digital Inclusion

Sowmya Udupa

Lead, Center for Remedial

Aquilla Nancy Joseph

Special Educator

Shivani Khanwalkar

Special Educator

Surabhi Suresh

Special Educator

Sushma Srivatsan

Special Educator

Harshitha B.

Special Educator

Lakshmi N. N.

 Project Manager

Welcome on board

We have various opportunities for people who are dynamic, innovative, willing to experiment and who bring a new dimension to our cause of inclusion. Feel free to write to us!

Volunteer with us

We are always open to Volunteers!

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Work with us

We are hiring!

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Center For Remedial

We offer intervention for age group  of 5-11 and intervention for adolescents and adults

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Center for Digital Inclusion

We offer Digital Literacy Program, NIOS Tutoring and Vocational Programs



A Skill Development Transition Program

What is Spruha?

This unique program “SPRUHA”, meaning “aspiration‟, is a compre-
hensive program covering various skill areas required for our children to become an integral part of our society.

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What is the curriculum?

SPRUHA offers each participant a doorway into a new and fascinating world of skills and provides an opportunity to engage himself/herself in a process of personal transition.

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Sunday Sip

A Parent Support Group

These sessions for the parents are a great way to meet other parents and professionals for practical and emotional support.

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Inclusion and Sensitization Programs

We offer workshops for parents and conduct
sensitization program for individuals, communities, schools, colleges and companies.

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Our visit to Citrix and Cisco – Autism Awareness Month

In our continued effort towards inclusion, on this World Autism Awareness Day spread across a month-long program as Autism Awareness Month we had an incredible opportunity to visit Citrix Systems,[…]

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‘Tis the season to be jolly! – Christmas Celebrations 2018

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and everything is softer and more beautiful. We celebrated Christmas at Ishanya by playing Secret Santa where the kids brought gifts for[…]

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Video Modelling

Ishanya is using an unique technique of observational learning using video modelling methodology to help individuals with special needs.

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Collaboration remains as a way forward to learn!

We at Ishanya believe in joining hands with ‘like-minded’ people/organizations in our journey for an inclusive society for individuals with special needs.

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We respond to all feedbacks and look forward to hearing from you!

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