IEP- Individualised educational plan or I Encourage Progress

People said he wouldn’t, but he did People said he couldn’t, but he can People said he won’t, but he will Individualised educational plan (IEP) is a term that revolves around all the special educators, parents and Individuals with special needs. Individualized educational plan indicates hope for some, agenda for a few, and a plan…
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December 4, 2019 0

My Special Learnings at Ishanya

Ishanya, as we all know, is a place for individuals with “special needs”. Actually, it’s not just that. Personally, it has been a “special family” and a “special journey” where I have had several “special learnings”. As an individual and as a society we have lot of things we can learn from our children here.…
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November 27, 2019 0

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, Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc. The students of Ishanya got a first-hand experience of a work environment. It provided an opportunity to plan, organize, and…
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April 22, 2019 0

‘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 their friends here followed by some fun games. We concluded the day of fun and frolic by cutting a cake. At the end of the…
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December 24, 2018 0

Children’s Day Celebrations 2018

Lights!! Camera!! Actions!! Yes, it was all about Bollywood and fun. It was a star event this Children’s Day. Our students had dressed up as beautiful heroines and handsome hunks of Bollywood that was a treat to our eyes. Picture abhi baaki hai mere dost!! The kids imitated their favourite teachers bringing a smile on…
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November 14, 2018 0

An alternate intervention – Animal Assisted Activity

Pets can bring a sense of serenity and self-confidence that reduces anxiety and stress, stimulates social interaction and conversation, gives us opportunities for nurturing, exercise and play. We are glad to introduce a unique intervention using Animal Assisted Activity (AAA). It is facilitated by Karthik Ramasubramanian a dynamic mentor. Karthik Ramasubramanian is a passionate Canine behaviorist who…
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October 10, 2018 1

Sheltered employment training – Superbolter

We have recently collaborated with Superbolt Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in their Artificial Intelligence(AI) module by providing data annotations services as part of sheltered employment training. Data annotation is one if the key inputs to any kind of machine learning or artificial intelligence algo. The talented students at Ishanya have filled this gap at Superbolter. The…
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September 17, 2018 0

When Ganesha graced Ishanya – Ganesh Chaturti Celebrations 2018

  Ganesha is the embodiment of wisdom and bliss. Remover of obstacles. Bestowal of happiness. We at Ishanya believe that it is not the spiritual bond associated with this festival, a sense of environmental responsibility binds us to our nature. We have imbibed this culture of embracing our nature by encouraging our students to paint…
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September 12, 2018 0

A milestone in our Journey to Inclusion – MTC Global Award at World Edu Summit 2018

Ishanya India Foundation recognized and awarded at the World Edu Summit 2018, organized by MTC Global, a United Nations recognized body. Our founder-director Swathi Vellal receiving the award.


September 9, 2018 0