Celebrating Independence day, Dussera, Onam, Diwali, Christmas were part of our institution which we do every year. Along with these, we also celebrate Teachers’ Day and acknowledge their effort and contribution for our children. All teachers received gifts and lunch was arranged for all. The special touch was given by the vocation training unit students who made chocolates and candles and made special packing with teachers day message for their loving teachers.
The law of the universe says 'The more you give, The more you receive.'
Our children and their loving families, team of professionals have been so thoughtfully been collecting goodies for children in Sunshine Home. New year could not have a better start than this, with a thoughtful deed as this.
They have generously donated clothes, warm wear, blankets, bedspreads, stationaries, toiletries, dry groceries, snacks to the less fortunate children at the Sunshine Home, Horamavu.
A group of students from Akshadhaa Foundation along with their team of teachers, went and personally handed over the items. They, also spent some time with them singing and sharing snacks with the children in the home.
It was a loving flow of happiness and love all over. It is definitely true THE MORE YOU GIVE, THE MORE YOU RECIEVE.
Home maintenance is an important domestic skill to make our children independent in the house and make them a useful member in the house. A real source of help especially to the mothers. These are also useful engagement tasks to keep them occupied in the house.
For those who can take this to a professional level, housekeeping is a great opening for our candidates with Autism and Intellectual Disability. Tranquil Stay a home stay was a venue at Chickballapur where our students got to practice learning exposure in a real working environment. The team of trainees along with their trainers went to Tranquil stay and had a busy day working and cleaning.
Celebrating festivals in a loving, joyful and caring manner is a custom we follow. As we celebrated we wanted every opportunity to be a learning one for our children.
Kids had been busy crafting hand made decorations, decorating the Christmas tree and the whole school with their own hands. Also made pretty greeting cards and presented their friends with a gift & card.
Each child brought a dish from home and they had a gala lunch together.
A buffet table was organised, each one stood in a queue with their plate and helped themselves with their choice of food.
Therapists were there to support them where ever needed.
A meal together in harmony was an amazing way to celebrate.
At Akshadhaa Foundation, we had loads of fun together as a BIG FAMILY. At Innovative film city. The drive together in the bus, then unwinding with endless fun at the amusement park, water pool was amazing. The best part was being together and enjoying each other's company was an ever lasting experience for children, parents and our team of therapist. It was a great kick off for the winter holidays!!
A grand culmination of the six months internship of our three candidates. Divya, Sachin and Jeevan. They have been given training in house and exposure internship training. In Digitisation and Hospitality domain. This training was under the Dell Mission 1000 project. Today was a gala event at Dell 6. Our trainees and trainers were acknowledged with a certificate for their journey in this internship. The families of our candidates were also their to support their children. This is a milestone in corporate exposure. We still have a long way to go. But the journey has begun..
Durga is symbolic of women power. Strength, victory of good over evil, righteous faith, positivity and inclusion of all tribes, castes and religions in the stream of celebrations, happiness and humanity.
Let us welcome Durga Maa!
As we are all gearing up for the festivities for Durga Puja. Our children were all pepped up to bring the cheer and ambience to the school. Our team of professionals planned a day of celebration where the students were involved in making craft, flower Rangoli, preparing sweet dish, computer project, language, dance in the theme of the upcoming Durga Puja. The whole place was adorned in a festive mood.
May you be blessed with lots of prosperity, happiness, wealth and good fortune.
Wishing all a very Happy Durga Puja.
Mini Showcase Day is an opportunity we give all our children to come up on stage and perform. This helps them over come performance anxiety and also getting them accustomed to the stage before the Annual day. Parents get to see their children perform and also see the various elements of the school activities.
It was an array of activities like chanting prayer, circle time, dance, song, quiz, interview, talk, classroom concept, imitation, prop dance and many more it was a delight to watch.
The benevolent support by the ANZ bank for Akshadhaa Foundation. Our first school bus is sponsored and it is inaugurated by Mr SV Venkataraman, MD of ANZ bank! Thank you ANZ team for all the love, support, appreciation that you render to us year after year. We cherish this engagement and are committed to continue the good work!!
We had the whole school children, teachers, therapist, and support staff in Orange to create a beautiful ambiance of Orange. Everyone were sportive and came to school in various shades of Orange.
We plan these activities with the thought to reinforce learning the colour orange through various activities with art and craft, sensory games, outdoor games, ABT and language.
These activities keep the liveliness of the learning and creates many fun opportunities for our children to participate in them and invokes interest among students to involve and enjoy while learning.
Children shared snacks all in the colour orange. And by the end of the day the whole school environment was decorated with the beautiful crafts done by our children.
The school celebrated Independence Day with a lot of fun-loving activities along with the students where the students were involved in activities like arts and craft, dance on the tunes of patriotic music and decorating the school with their in house made crafts and making the school look colorful and also flameless cooking.
The students were also given a brief know how on what is Independence Day, why is it observed and the importance of the event followed by a quiz conducted by the teachers for the students.
It was also observed that the students were well dressed in a colorful ethnic wear portraying different colors of the National Flag!
Our Junior Students having a fun time enjoying their outdoor sport activities at XLR8 on July 18th, 2019
Special thanks to Rural Electrification Company for gifting us with Physiotherapy equipments.
We gave our students an opportunity to watch a movie with their friends in school. The school environment in the assembly hall was changed similar to a cinema hall. The idea was to give them the experience of watching a full movie and also learn few important skills like waiting, tolerance to a dark room, sound, getting them adapted to a cinema like atmosphere, during interval having snack break. All these are important life skills needed for urban living, These learning exposure will encourage parents to take them out for movie in the theatres.
The senior group had a tuck shop in the break where they bought snacks so learning money concept and handling money in a controlled environment took place.
Our whole team of teachers put their best foot forward and gave our students a wonderful experience and fun learning.
The senior group watched – Ice Age
The junior group watched – Toy story.
Akshadhaa Foundation welcomed all parents and professionals to come for the OPEN DAY - An exhibition of the uniquely designed, customised handmade academic, therapeutic teaching materials, Vocation skill training models.
Akshadhaa Foundation has been working for the last seven years providing therapy and rehabilitation services to the population with Autism and Intellectual Disability. It was an enriching visit for all who visited us on the Open Day.
Strated the Yoga day with Surya Namaskar along with exercise, stretching and few more yoga postures with meditational music in the background. Mrs. Nalini conducted the sessions so well and it was apt for children of all age group.
"ONE WITH NATURE" the volunteering event with the ANZ employees and the children of Akshadhaa. Such a wonderful bonding we witnessed, where everyone worked together, created cute planters and helped to beautify the surrounding. Thanks to each and everyone to make it a memorable day for us!
Car washing was a novelty experience for our trainees at ALLEGIS. They were given the opportunity to do car wash under the guidance of a trainer at Allegis. A new beginning in a real car wash scenario at the parking lot in Allegis, Bannerghatta Road.
Our selected trainees from Akshadhaa were privileged with a small working experience in Back end cafeteria. Here they could see the real working model and learn and experience working in the very real environment of the cafeteria at Hatti kappi and Dell food court.
Four of our students got work exposure at Dell EMC Bangalore- In the domain of digitization. They were given a window opportunity to digital work in the real corporate working environment.
Akshadhaa foundation is a member of Disability NGO Alliance (DNA). A dedicated participant of MISSION 1000 Drive of DNA. Fostering the collaborative effort.
Also a empanelled training partner of DELL MISSION 1000 in Workability skill training and placement of candidates in open internship opportunities and job placements in open/supported opportunities.
DRUMCIRCLE facilitated by Community Drumjam Bangalore team. Students of our school and volunteers of ANZ had a gala time with music, rhythm and songs.
Volunteers from ANZ Bank had a great opportunity to explore the world of Autism at Akshadhaa through art medium. They got to come close and see the innocent world of our children and their unique talent and capabilities. The out come of the day was a display of "Art Boom" splendid paintings done by volunteers and children filled the school notice board and walls with an array of colorful painting exhibits.
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