Journey to Inclusion

‘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 0

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

Teacher’s Day Celebrations 2018

It takes a big heart to shape young minds and we at Ishanya have an amazing team who put in their heart and soul to groom the creative minds. The students expressed their gratitude for the teachers by putting up an spectacular show for them. It was a personal milestone for the teachers to see…
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September 6, 2018 0

Yoga for caregivers – SVYASA

This is an ongoing research work from the students of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Sansthanam (SVYASA) on the effect of yoga on psychological wellbeing in secondary caregivers of children’s with disabilities. This intervention involves the use of cyclical meditation for the educators for a duration of three months.


August 29, 2018 0

My First Experience with Special Needs

Individuals with special needs are people first & they have different abilities, as they say, “if you judge a fish by its ability to run, we will never get anywhere” – Try & focus on their abilities rather than disabilities. My first Experience with Special NeedsMy first significant encounter with special needs was about 3…
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