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Smayan

SNEH club of Sushila Birla Girls School, in an attempted to integrate and accept special needs in the larger society conducted a daylong event in their school premises on 26th November. Samayan 2022-23 this year saw a very enthusiastic participation from...

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Interactive Session At FWAPPS

ICanFlyy principal ,Ms. Sugandha Ramkumar was invited to the FWAPPS inside Fort William to have an interactive session with their teachers of primary section on 25th November. It was an enriching session and all issues and challenges related to children...

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Exhibition at BRC.

ICanFlyy was a part of Johari Bazar. An exhibition of hand crafted products and food items. This was held on 20th November at Bengal Rowing Club. The stall was visited by many and our hand crafted products were well received.

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Minu Ma’am’s Birthday

Our founder director’s birthday is celebrated on 15th November with a lot of cheer. The student and staff of Icanflyy look forward to this day every year. A beautiful chocolate cake was cut by Ma’am along with all the children. Photographs were taken and...

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Children’s Day

Our 1st Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday is celebrated all over the country by celebrating children on 14th November. Children’s day at Icanflyy was fun. The students came dressed in casuals. Among various activities that was done on that day...

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Interactive Session with Ms. Chandrima Bhattacharya

ICanflyy always strives to give the best to their students. Keeping this in mind Speech Therapy has been introduced. On Saturday, 29th October,Ms. Chandrima Bhattacharya, speech and language therapist, had an interactive session with the parents of our...

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Prachi Budhia’s Birthday Celebration

Prachi is the WHY behind ICanFlyy. It’s because of her, our founder director Ms. Minu Budhia opened this institute for special needs. Prachi’s birthday is a gala event which all our students look forward to. The students came dressed in different shades of...

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Diwali/Kali Puja Celebrations

The festival of lights at ICanFlyy is full of sparkle and cheer. As we very strongly believe in being conscious about our environment the students did not have any fireworks. Instead they painted and decorated handmade diyas and used old CD discs as stand...

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Soil to Soul Exhibition

ICanFlyy showcased its craft factory and food factory products at Soil to Soul exhibition which was held on 15th September at Daga Nikunj. Our stall was visited by honourable minister Dr.Sashi Panja who was accompanied by our Founder Director Ms. Minu...

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Durga Puja Celebrations

The homecoming of mother goddess calls for celebration. We at ICanFlyy celebrated Durga Puja in style on 28th September 2022. The students came dress in bright festive colours. They handpainted an earthen Kalash and decorated it with mango leaves and Shish...

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Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day was celebrated on 11th September with a lot of cheer. Grandparents came gaily dressed in their Sunday best with their grandkid. The 4th Floor Audio Visual room was decorated with balloons and a red carpet was rolled out on which the Grand...

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Flo Bazaar, Exhibition at Taj Bengal

Icanflyy craft and food factory displayed their products at an exhibition curated by FLO Bazaar on 6th September 2022 at Taj Bengal. Colourful paper bags, handmade coasters, handwoven cloth bags, pouches, laptop sleeve and many more handcrafted products...

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Teachers’ Day

5th September is extra special at ICanFlyy. Teachers are special but teachers of our special children are extra special. We are grateful to have a team of dedicated and sincere teachers at ICanFlyy. Our founder director Ms. Minu Budhia as always took that...

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayaka Chaturthi, in Hinduism, 10-day festival marking the birth of the elephant-headed deity Ganesh, the god of prosperity and wisdom. Students at Icanflyy celebrated the festival in their own creative way. The decorated...

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Independence Day Celebrations

India celebrated its 75th Year of Independence and Icanflyy celebrated this milestone year with a difference. Our students made 75 Indian flags and decorated the art and craft hall with these flags. A chart was made with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav painted on...

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Guest Visit

ICanFlyy had the honour of hosting Honourable minister Babul Supriyo along with his wife Rachna Ma’am and daughter little Naina on 12th August. Honourable minister celebrated his daughter’s 5th birthday with the students. Honourable minister and his family...

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Rakhi Celebrations

Rakhi festival is always a thing of joy for us at ICanFlyy. On 11th August rakhi festival was celebrated at ICanFlyy. A rakhi platter was made by the students. The platter was gaily decorated with handmade flowers. Students tied rakhi on each other’s wrist...

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Ekal-Sangini Exhibition

ICanflyy was a part of the Ekal Sangini exhibition at Taj Bengal on 25th July 2022. This exhibition was organised by Friends of Tribal Society. ICanflyy showcased their handmade products from craft and food factory.

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Board of Advisors Meeting

The Board of Advisors meeting was held virtually for September 2021 to July 2022 on 21st July, 2022. It was attended by: Board of Advisors: Dr. Manoj R. Shah Dr. Sudha Kaul Mr. Sanjay Budhia Mr. Debanjan MandaL Mr. Rudra Chatterjee Ms. Swati Sarawagi Ms....

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Exhibition at Taj Bengal

ICanflyy, Craft Factory participated in an exhibition on 15th July 2022, organised by YFlo and set up its stall at Taj Bengal. Products like hand painted kettles, handmade paper bags, bookmarks, handwoven bags and pouches and many more products were put up...

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Guest Visit

On 5th July, 2022, ICanflyy welcomed honourable minister Shri Sujit Bose with its open arm. The minster was received at the entrance by Shri Sanjay Budhia, MD Patton International and Ms. Minu Budhia, Founder Director ICanflyy. He was taken on a facility...

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Rath Yatra

ICanFlyy celebrated Rath Yatra on 1ST July 2022, with a lot of cheer and enthusiasm. A wooden Rath (Chariot) was decorated with brightly coloured papers and flowers. The students helped in every possible in decorating the rath. The idols of Lord Jaganath...

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Yoga Day

In a bid to spread awareness about the importance and holistic health benefits of Yoga, 21st June is celebrated as the International Yoga Day every year since 2015. Yoga has always been a part of everyday activity at ICanFlyy. Yoga Day was celebrated with...

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Father’s Day

ICanFlyy opened its doors to the super dads. Father’s Day was celebrated with a lot of cheer and enthusiasm. Children came with their respective dad’s in their Sunday best. The celebration started with an interactive session with our academic head Ms....

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Foundation Day

ICanFlyy Celebrated its 7th Foundation with fanfare. Students came dressed in their best for the party which was held in the institute premises. There were games and students danced to their favourite Bollywood numbers. This was followed by cake cutting...

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Mother’s Day

“ God can’t be everywhere at the same time. So God made mothers” Mother’s day was celebrated at Icanflyy with a lot of fervour. A interactive session with two senior lawyers from Fox and Mandal, was held to empower mothers to face the unknown future of...

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Eid Celebrations

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, and is celebrated with a lot of joy and brotherhood. The students celebrated Eid a ICanFlyy with their usual enthusiasm. They made a beautiful poster. Eid was a part of the discussion...

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Parent’s Empowerment Session

As a part of ICanFlyy’s regular Parent’s empowerment programme, an interactive session was held on Toilet Training and Eating Habits. The session was conducted by our academic head Ms. Monidipa Nandi. This was followed by a session with our in house...

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Interaction with Ms. Priyanka Chirimar

Shri H.P.Budhiaji, Chairman, Patton International hosted an interesting session with Ms. Priyanka Chirimar, Expert Panellist of the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. This session was held at ICanFlyy. The interactive...

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Siblings Day

Siblings-The definition that comprises love, strife, competition and forever friends. Siblings Day was celebrated with a lot of love and affection at ICanFlyy. Children came brightly dressed in their Sunday best with their brother/sister. The celebration...

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CCFC Tennis Team Get Together

A 15 Member team from the Calcutta Cricket and Football club visited ICanflyy. They were a part of a tennis tournament and were sponsored by ICanFlyy. The members were taken on a tour of the facility. This was followed by sumptuous food in the café.

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Down’s Syndrome Day

Creating awareness is an integral part of ICanFlyy. 21 March is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), the day that the Down syndrome community creates a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion and well-being of people with Down syndrome. At...

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Holi Celebrations

This year Holi was celebrated with a difference. The students celebrated the festival of colors at Lord Of The Drinks a restaurant in South City Mall. They came dressed in vibrant colors and danced to peppy Bollywood numbers. They were served yummy...

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Parents Empowerment Program

Parent's empowerment program is a regular affair at ICanFlyy. Various topics are discussed in these sessions. Behavior Modification is an often-repeated topic of discussion. Parents are sometimes at a dead end when they are dealing with any deviated or...

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Minister Visit

Minister of State Chandrima Bhattacharya and Education Minister Mr. Bratya Basu visited ICanFlyy on a warm Saturday morning. The ministers were taken on a facility tour by our founder director Ms. Minu Budhia. The esteemed guests had an interaction with...

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Guest Visit

Sri N S Nigam, IAS, Secretary- Health & Family Welfare Govt of West Bengal along with Sri Rupam Banerjee and Dr Debasish Halder visited ICanFlyy. They were taken on a facility tour by our founder director Ms. Minu Budhia along with Ms. Preeyam budhia and...

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19th February and 20th February: YPO members visit

ICanFlyy opened its doors to members of YPO. The facility wore a festive look with lights and decorations everywhere. The visitors were taken on a tour round the facility where they interacted with the students. The visit ended with delicious food at our...

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5th Fenruary 2022: Saraswati Puja Celebrations

The goddess of knowledge is revered and loved by all. Saraswati puja ushers in the colorful season of Spring. This day was celebrated with enthusiasm and joy at ICanFlyy. Children came dressed in vibrant hues of yellow and orange. They made rangoli with...

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26th January 2022: Republic Day

26th January commemorates the historic sacrifices that led India to be a sovereign, independent nation. Every year on 26th January, the whole country comes together and annually celebrates Republic Day. This year students celebrated 73rd Republic Day...

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23rd January 2022: Netaji’s Birthday

To commemorate his contribution to India's struggle for independence, students celebrated 125 years of Netaji’s Birthday on 23rd January. Due to the restrictions imposed, all the students were doing online class but that did not dampen their spirit. There...

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Christmas and New Year Celebrations

The students, dressed in festive colours enthusiastically celebrated Christmas and New Year at ICanflyy. The celebrations started with an art workshop where students made colourful and vibrant abstract art in canvas. This was followed by Christmas carols...

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Covid Warrior Award by Millennium Post

Our dear Minu Ma’am was presented with the Covid Warrior Award by Millennium Post in collaboration with the British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata and Skal International Kolkata. It was a proud moment for all at ICanFlyy. She always works hard to help the...

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International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

Our students paid an ode to our nation in the Australia India Disability Hip-Hop Project this International Day Of Persons With Disabilities. Putting up a vibrant group dance performance to the soulful tune of Vande Mataram, they left us all in awe with...

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Special Visitors at ICanFlyy

We had the pleasure of hosting honourable U.S. Consul General. Ms. Melinda Pavek along with Ms. Amy Pratt and Mr. Adrian Pratt at ICanFlyy. They were accompanied by our Director, Ms. Minu Budhia, and Ms. Preeyam Budhia. They were taken on a tour of the...

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Minu Ma’am Birthday Celebrations

Our Founder Director, Ms. Minu Budhia’s birthday is a celebration, we all look forward to eagerly at ICanFlyy. A beautiful chocolate cake was gifted to Ma’am by Team ICanFlyy. The students made a birthday card. Minu ma’am cut the birthday cake with the...

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Children’s Day

Teachers and staff of ICanFlyy celebrated children’s day with a lot of enthusiasm. Teachers performed for the students. The celebrations ended with the students being treated yummy Pizza, French Fries and Fruit Juice.

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Prachi’s birthday

Our inspiration and our favorite. She celebrated her birthday at her happy place. A beautiful chocolate cake was cut with Team ICanFlyy and Team Café ICanFlyy.

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Diwali Celebrations

The festival of lights was celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and fervor. The students made “Toran” with flowers and leaves. They also made a “Diya” wall decoration out of paper plates. The students performed to their favorite dance numbers. The...

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Durga Puja Celebrations

Durga Puja is always eagerly looked forward to by all at ICanFlyy. The students came dressed in bright festive colors. There was music, dance and loads of yummy food.

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Board of Advisors Meeting

ICanFlyy held its 1st Board Of Advisors meeting which was attended virtually from the USA by Dr. Manoj R.Shah and Dr. Prerna Shah. Other board members present were Dr. Sudha Kaul, Mr. Sanjay Budhai, Mr. Debanjan Mandal, Mr. Rudra Chatterjee, Ms. Swati...

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Grandparents Day

A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” We celebrated grandparents day at ICanFlyy. Students were proud to come with their grandparents. They were charged up and were full of enthusiasm. Children and their...

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Teachers Day

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instil a love of learning. Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, calibre, and future of an individual. Teachers day was celebrated with a lot of cheer and happiness at...

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Janmasthami 2021

Lord Krishna is the most favorite god for all our students. His birthday was celebrated at ICanflyy with students making a beautiful hand crafted flute and decorated it with glitters and peacock feathers.

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The fight against Covid-19

The fight against Covid-19 continued as ICanflyy opened its doors to our special students, their siblings, special educators and team members to receive the 2nd dose of the vaccine. We were honored to have honorable minister Shri. Firhad Hakim and KMC...

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Raksha Bandhan

Rakhi, the festival of love and bond between siblings was celebrated with a lot of cheer and happiness. The students made a handmade chocolate bouquet and a Rakhi platter.

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Café ICanFlyy turned 4

Café ICanFlyy turned 4. We celebrated the day by felicitating our café crew Prakriti Gupta for her dedication and sincerity, followed by cutting the birthday cake with Our Special Café Crew and Team Café ICanFlyy. Café celebrations continued with Kamran...

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Independence Day 2021

India completed 75yrs of independence this August. To celebrate this milestone year our students at ICanflyy celebrated the day in a special way. The students paid homage to our nation by creating India themed artwork.

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Guests Visit at ICanFlyy & Café ICanFlyy

ICanFlyy had the honour of hosting GOC Maj. Gen. Satbir Singh SM**, his wife and daughter. The guests were given a tour of the facility by Director Minu Budhia. They interacted with some students who were doing their therapy class. The visit ended with...

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Autism Awareness Event

Yi (Young Indians), a movement for Indian Youth to converge, lead, co-create and influence India’s future. As an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation...

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Sen-sational Guests Visit ICanFlyy & Café ICanFlyy

Moon Moon Sen, Raima Sen, and Riya Sen visited ICanFlyy to learn about how psychotherapist and founder Minu Budhia is changing the face of special needs education in eastern India. The Sens, along with friends and family, also lunched at Cafe ICanFlyy....

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Leander Paes’ Visit to ICanFlyy & Café ICanFlyy

Pro Tennis Player, Leander Paes, visited ICanFlyy and Café ICanFlyy to spend a winter afternoon with our special needs students and the special needs café crew. He was greeted by our students, who performed an Indo-fusion dance. They began his visit by...

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Moubani Sircar’s Visit to Café ICanFlyy

Moubani Sircar visited ICanFlyy as part of a Rupong Dehi and Café ICanFlyy collaboration where she sat down with Minu Budhia, Preeyam Budhia, and other guests to talk about inner beauty/outer beauty, encouraging and empowering talented individuals, and the...

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Siblings Day Celebrations

Siblings Day was celebrated at ICanFlyy with much fun, yummy food, quirky creativity and lots of laughter. To treat their siblings, our special needs students whipped up a fruit cake, aloo chaat, and thandai in their non-fire cooking class while in their...

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Mother’s Day Celebrations

At ICanFlyy we believe are special moms made of sugar, spice and a whole lotta' nice! To celebrate our Marvellous, Optimistic, Thoughtful, Hopeful, Empathetic, Relentless super mommies, our special needs students handcrafted colourful and quirky Mother’s...

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ICanFlyy Saraswati Puja Celebrations 2021

Dressed in colours of spring – yellow and orange – ICanFlyy students paid their respects to the goddess of education with prayers, sweets, bright & beautiful flower arrangements, and traditional song & dance.

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ICanFlyy Students Celebrate Christmas & New Year

Dressed to impress in red, ICanFlyy students had a special Christmas & New Year combo celebration at Hard Rock Cafe. With crunchy bites, groovy beats, and happy feet, our students had a gala time bidding adieu to the old year and ushering in the new...

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ICanFlyy Winter Fun Fest 2021

Happy to be back at ICanFlyy, our students celebrated winter & friendship on this special day filled with music, dance, and games, followed by a yummy lunch at Cafe ICanFlyy.

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Grandparents’ Day 2020

“Grandparents are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they're there.” ICanFlyy students celebrated Grandparents’ Day online on 13th September, Sunday with much laughter and joy. The celebrations started with a flower arrangement session...

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Independence Day 2020

Proud to be citizens of a country where we have the freedom to be "me", to be accepted & respected, just as we are. Happy Independence!

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Janmasthami Celebration

This year, ICanFlyy students celebrated Janmashtami with beautiful artwork, creative crafts, and homemade coconut laddoos - all learned via the day's special online classes.

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‘Raksha Bandhan’ or ‘Rakhi’

‘Raksha Bandhan' or 'Rakhi' – a special occasion to celebrate the virtuous bond of love between a brother and a sister – was celebrated online with a lot of enthusiasm and fervour by our ICanFlyy students. The day began with students making handmade Rakhis...

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Parent’s Empowerment Programme

Regular interaction with parents even during lockdown as a part of Parent’s Empowerment programme. Nutrigenomics & Disease Reversal expert Karan Kakkad (Founder & CEO - Reverse Factor)was in conversation with our Founder Director Minu Budhia and Director...

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COVID-19 Awareness For Team ICanFlyy

Dr. Sachindra Rao was in conversation with our special educators and other visiting faculties. He is a General Physician and has been practicing in South Kolkata for the past 32 years. The doctor gave medical advice on staying safe and following regular...

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Online Flower Arrangement Class

ICanFlyy students had a special guest, Mrs. Mita Kanoria, take their online flower arrangement class. Mrs. Kanoria is deeply passionate about floral installations and believes in the artistic ability of natural elements to leave a deep impression on us....

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ICanFlyy Turns 5

We celebrated our happy place’s 5th birthday by cutting a cake with team ICanFlyy. ICanFlyy’s students joined the celebrations digitally via video and had an online dance party. We’re growing older, better, and are making each day count. Much love to all...

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Fathers’ Day Celebration

"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me." - Jim Valvano ICanFlyy students celebrated Father’s Day by making art and posters using paint and palm prints. They also made aloo chaat. It was celebrated online...

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Mothers’ Day Celebration

"Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved." - Erich Fromm To celebrate Mother’s Day, ICanFlyy students cooked or baked their mother’s favourite foods & made a card. It was celebrated online and the students shared pictures...

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ICanFlyy Awareness Fortnight 2019

ICanFlyy had the pleasure to host distinguished luminaries from all walks of life and give them a peek into what life at ICanFlyy is like. Eminent personalities from fields of art & culture, education, medicine, business, entrepreneurship, government...

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ICanFlyy Picnic 2020

ICanFlyy students started the new year with a fun event – the annual picnic. On 23rd January, students and their special educators spent the day in the winter sun playing games, singing, dancing, and munching on yummy snacks.

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Children’s Day 2019

ICanFlyy students celebrated Children’s Day with much fanfare at South City Mall. They had a wonderful time with their classmates and teachers, took lots and lots of selfies, and enjoyed digging into their favourite snacks and beverages.

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The Family & Your Special Child

ICan Flyy held an interactive session for our special parents to discuss the role of the family in a special needs individual's life. The session was conducted by our academic head.

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Teacher’s Day 2019

Teacher's Day was conducted with much aplomb, including fun games and karaoke. A special treat was organised at Café ICanFlyy and teachers were felicitated with tokens of appreciation.

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Grandparents Day 2019

ICanFlyy students celebrated Grandparents Day with much love and a whole lot of fun. Grandparents spoke about their journey with their special needs grandchildren, spent some time in the classrooms, played a round of housie conducted by the students, and...

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ICanFlyy Picnic 2019

ICanFlyy students soaked up the winter sun and had much fun at the ICanFlyy picnic. A day filled with games, songs, good food, selfies and more, this picnic was one to remember.

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Yoga Day 2019

Fitness is an important part of our students’ daily routine and they practice yoga regularly. This Yoga Day, ICanFlyy students displayed all they have learned by demonstrating a wide variety of yoga poses and asanas.

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Kintsugi – Annual Concert 2019

For ICanFlyy’s third annual concert theme, we were in search of a word that would reflect our motto “Imperfection is Beauty”. A Japanese word, ‘Kintsugi’ is the art of turning broken pottery into something beautiful. It teaches us to embrace our...

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ICanFlyy Foundation Day 2019

ICanFlyy turned four this year. Our students celebrated with booming music, much dancing, scrumptious food, and great company at the Hard Rock Café.

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Christmas Celebrations 2018

ICanFlyy celebrated Christmas with much cheer. Our students decorated their Christmas trees with pretty baubles, baked a yummy fruit and nut cake, made delicious hot chocolate, sang carols with Sumit Roy, and danced to peppy holiday music before heading...

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Children’s Day Celebrations 2018

ICanFlyy students celebrated Children’s Day in style at the Hard Rock Café. Soaking in the rock culture vibe, digging into yummy delights, and dancing the afternoon away to the DJ’s beats – the students had a gala time.

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Special Lifestyle Exhibition, 28th July 2018

Special needs students of ICanFlyy organised their first ever exhibition on ICanFlyy premises on 28th July, 2018. This Lifestyle Exhibition was inaugurated by Chief Guest Usha Uthup and saw a wide variety of renowned exhibitors participating from across...

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