Exploring visual learning technologies to train individuals with special needs

In this week of our journey to inclusion series, we are exploring Video Modelling to Virtual Reality, a journey of observational learning technologies for individuals with special needs Disability is a canopy which includes physical impediment, visual impairment, intellectual disability to name a few. A significant number of these individuals with disability, require assistance and…
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August 4, 2018 1

Bridging the digital disparity in the special needs community

Accessible Information and Communication Technologies(ICTs) can level the playing field for individuals with special needs across life domains including education, employment, and economics. Inclusion is a relentless journey not just within but socially and economically. Digital technologies have not only reduced the traditional hurdles of communication, interaction, and access to information but made way for…
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July 27, 2018 0

Personal safety and sexuality to children with special needs – The Sunday Sip – Episode 4

The workshop was facilitated by an expert team from Enfold Proactive Health Trust. This workshop was open to both parents and professionals.


July 19, 2018 0

Being a Special Parent – The Sunday Sip – Episode 3

Here we are BACK with our SUNDAY SIP specially for you all!!!! The topic is something really we all can relate to and is by a practising psychotherapist who is also parent of a special child. We promise it to be interesting, interactive and informative. Please spread the word and bring along your friends too.…
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March 4, 2018 0

Project Limelight

    On the occasion of Children’s Day, We are happy to announce our new project: Limelight As the name suggests, Project “Limelight”- a collaboration of Ishanya and Milk Teeth – kids’ clothing and lifestyle boutique, is an attempt to bring to limelight the capabilities of children with special needs to accomplish great things. Our…
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November 14, 2017 0

The ICT Opportunity for a Disability-Inclusive Development Framework

The ICT Opportunity for a Disability-Inclusive Development Framework   Synthesis report of the ICT Consultation in support of the High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development of the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly September 2013 Click the here to read!    


September 14, 2017 0

Transition Planning for adolescents with special needs – The Sunday Sip – Episode 2

We are back with Sunday Sip! This time we have planned for a very interesting meet and the topic of discussion is “Transition Planning for Adolescents with Special Needs”. This meet is all the more special as it will be facilitated by Ms. Sarbani Mallick of Bubbles Center for Autism. It is going to be…
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September 3, 2017 0

ICTs in Education for People with Special Needs

UNESCO INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION Click on the below link! ICTs IN EDUCATION FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SPECIALIZED TRAINING COURSE  


August 11, 2017 0

Learning with fun – Virtual Reality

Recent research studies have pointed out Virtual Reality Platforms as a promising tool for improving social cognitive skills in special needs individuals. These tools are designed to help them to make sense of the world around them and assist them in learning these skills in a non-threatening, safe environment. We have joined hands with Plastic…
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June 21, 2017 0

Crests and Troughs of Parenting – The Sunday Sip – Episode 1

As many of you are aware, 2nd of April is World Autism Awareness Day and to mark this special day we at Ishanya along with a group of like-minded individuals will be meeting at Vaathsalya Millet Cafe, known to be one of the healthiest eating joints at JP Nagar, Bangalore. Do come down… take a seat……
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April 2, 2017 0