Snehadhara Foundation (SF) is a registered non-profit organization based in Bangalore. With a vision to foster a culture of respect and belonging Snehadhara aims to create inclusionary spaces that welcome, acknowledge, affirm, and celebrate the value of all learners. It is the only organisation in the country that works using Arts Based Therapy as a primary methodology in working with children and adults with disabilities

We have crafted three initiatives in pursuit of this goal: Direct Care, impART and Prajnadhara.

The ambit of Snehadhara’s mission encompasses working with children across disabilities and across age groups using the Arts (Direct Care); co-creation of empathetic learning spaces in schools, colleges, corporates and the community (impART); as well as certification for Arts Based Therapy to construct a facilitation model for learning and inclusion (Prajnadhara).

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The Direct Care space of Snehadhara welcomes special populations with the intent of education for life. We see every child as a unique composite of potentials, abilities, and learning needs for whom a program must be designed to meet his or her particular needs. The interventions whether academic, life skills, livelihood related or vocational seek to provide the same prospects as other children for a meaningful, purposeful, and fulfilling life.

Using Arts Based Therapy we create opportunities for learning for children with special needs and enable additional possibilities to achieve independence and empowerment.

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Gitanjali Sarangan was an invited presenter at the 45th International Conference of the Association for Experiential Education at Montreal, Canada.

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Our blog shares celebrations through pages of reflection & introspection, joy & laughter, tears & distress, adventures and our magic moments.

A major initiative of Snehadhara is on the anvil, a therapeutic and teaching building facility situated in the lovely natural environs of Begehalli, near Bannerghatta National Park.

TED X 2014 ‘heART of the MATTER’- A Therapy of Love and Compassion.

Snehadhara Foundation is the winner of the Millenium Alliance grant for the project Kala Samavesh.

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November 18, 2017, 8:32 am
Pipilika, 18th November

Pipilika epitomises the ‘coming together of varied uniqueness's’ Today’s sessions brought the intent out beautifully as the children used mirrors, sound, movement and mosaics to acknowledge their own and each other’s differences with the coming together of ideas and artwork.

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