SpecialSaathi’s upcoming Event details

SpecialSaathi is thrilled to announce our dynamic lineup of programs to commemorate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd!

■SpecialSaathi is collaboratong with Maqaam Foundation for
1• “Abilities Expo”- Explore a world of possibilities
2• Paint the Town Red Event and
3• Online Art Workshop on 3rd December.
■SpecialSaathi is hosting our Bloggersaathi Ananth Raghunandan’s birthday party with purpose!
Join the online event on 2nd December at 8pm IST, featuring special guests Dr. Dasaratha Rama and Sri Ujwal Jagadeesh.
And further,
■Panel Discussion: Bridging the Neurodivide on 2nd December ( World’s Disability Day special)
Don’t miss our one-of-a-kind Panel Discussion, “Bridging the Neurodivide,” featuring Suzy Miller, Dr. Dasaratha Rama, and Dr.Triveni Goswami Vernal. The discussion will be expertly moderated by Gouri Ganti.

■ Online Art exhibition in 1st December [SpecialSaathi’s Online Art Competition participant’s artwork will be exhibited]

🌈 Celebrate Abilities in Disabilities
Let’s come together to celebrate the extraordinary abilities within disabilities. Join us today, tomorrow, and always in exploring the lesser-known world of incredible talents.

Be part of this inspiring journey with SpecialSaathi!

#CelebrateAbilities #SpecialSaathiEvents #InternationalDayforPersonswithDisabilities
#World’s Disability day

🎨 Join SpecialSaathi’s Art Workshop on World Disability Day! 🌍

We’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with Maqaam Foundation for a special Art workshop on December 3rd, in celebration of World Disability Day. 🌈

🖌️ Abstract Art with Senior Artist Niyaz Hussain:
Explore textures and unleash your creativity in this unique workshop led by the talented Niyaz Hussain, the founder of Maqaam Foundation.

💳Registration Details:
Registration Fee: Rs. 499 ( Rs.1499 )
🏆 Exclusive Certificates:
E-certificate for every participant by Niyaz Hussain ( Maqaam Foundation)
🏆 Free Entry for Art Competition Winners:
For all the winners in SpecialSaathi’s Online Art Competition, this workshop is on us! Check the prize list for details.

📅 Date & Time:
Date: December 3rd, 2023
Time: 6pm onwards
Platform: Google Meet

🎫 How to Register:
Send participant/child name, payment screenshot, and details to For inquiries, contact us on WhatsApp at 98914 86252.

🖌️ Prepare for Creativity:
Join 15 minutes prior with all the materials required for the workshop. (refer to the poster for the materials list)

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to celebrate art, diversity, and inclusion.
Register now and let your creativity soar! 🚀

Important points regarding the materials for the Art workshop!

●All these materials are basically craft related ingredients.

●Texture Paste, you can use Acrylic wall putty, ●Silver and Gold foil (for craft purposes), ●Foam rollers (for craft). Here are some photos and links. But they needn’t be exactly what you get.

●ESDEE PAINTS Interior Putty Acrylic, Ready to use DIY Wall Putty for Application, Sanding and Levelling. Flexible Putty with Excellent bonding – 1Kg, White,Green. You can get something like this, in white /cream

●Vishal Plain Foam Roller Brushes for Painting, Art and Craft Projects, Set Of 3

●KABEER ART Gold Foil Imitation Sheets for Art Crafts Decoration Gilding Crafting Frames 25 Sheets

●Charcoal Black-

●There are price variations of each ingredient, so please use your due diligence to choose what you want to buy . I am just sharing the images of the ingredients

●Although artist Niyaz Hussain will do the art piece on a 2ft x 2ft canvas, if you’ll are more comfortable, you can scale the artwork down and use a size the child is comfortable using

Quantity of the materials– It would be dependent on the scale of the art work.

SpecialSaathi’s Grand Online Celebration: Diwali, Children’s Day, and Art Competition Results!

SpecialSaathi joyously commemorates Diwali with the true Lakshmis.

In a heartwarming and inspiring event held on 8th November, the AwarenessSaathi initiative brought together the forces of SpecialSaathi, Maqaam Foundation, and Josh Foundation at the Josh Foundation office, New Delhi, to raise awareness about various disabilities and empower adolescent girls of the marginalized section. This event not only celebrated the festival of Diwali but also marked the significance of Children’s Day with over 50 adolescent girls.

The SpecialSaathi team was accompanied by their advisor and resource person, along with the esteemed guest of honor for the event, Ms. Simmi Vasu. Read more…

●●🎉 Exciting News! 🎉

The festive season can’t get any bigger and better than this! 🌟

We are thrilled to announce that the dynamic team of SpecialSaathi and Maqaam Foundation is all set for another grand Art& Craft Exhibition during the upcoming Durga Puja Navratri festivities. 🪔

Get ready to be mesmerized by a fantastic variety of handmade products, art, and craftworks, all lovingly curated by the incredibly talented special needs children and adults. 🎨

Join us at the prominent society of Noida, Gaur Grandeur in Sector 119, where approximately 1000+ residents and visitors gathers to celebrate Durga Puja every year. 🙏

Our two-day exhibition, hosted in an individual stall set up by SpecialSaathi and Maqaam Foundation, is an incredible opportunity to showcase the boundless creativity and talent of our specially-abled individuals to a wider audience. 🌈

Let’s come together to celebrate true inclusion and support these amazing individuals on their journey. See you at the exhibition!
📆Date: 22nd and 23rd October
⏰Time: 5pm onwards
📍Venue: Gaur Grandeur Sector 119 Noida

#InclusionThroughArt #DurgaPujaCelebration

●●Vijayadashmi and Navratri special event for underprivileged section of our society.💐

SpecialSaathi is thrilled to announce our first offline AwarenessSaathi initiative event in collaboration with Maqaam Foundation, along with support from Voice4Ability and Janhit Vikas Sanstha!

📍 Venue: Jamia Nagar, New Delhi
📅 Date: 22 October’23
🕙 Time: 10 am onwards

Key Highlights:
🎨 AwarenessSaathi Art workshop conducted by renowned Artist Niyaz Hussain to convey a powerful message on Disability.

🗣️ Awareness Programs by:

■Shahida Siddiqui, Social worker & Educationalist, CEO of EDUPOWER Study & Skill Centre, and Founder Member of Janhit Vikas Sanstha.

■Shilpi Mayank Awasthi, Founder of SpecialSaathi.

🎙️ Public addressing by:

■Ariz Khan, President of Aam Aadmi Party Okhla Constituency, Zakir Nagar.

■Kabir Siddiqui, Founder Managing Editor of Voice4Ability.

🎁 Refreshments and study Kits distribution to slum kids by Niyaz Hussain, Founder of Maqaam Foundation.

🏆 Prize distribution to kids by our Chief Guests and support partners.

🙏 We extend a warm invitation to volunteers, support partners, sponsors, and parents to join us in this meaningful initiative. Together, let’s create awareness and make a difference! 🤝 #AwarenessSaathi #SpecialSaathi #CommunityInitiative

SpecialSaathi and Maqaam Foundation

●●🎨 *SpecialSaathi’s Online Art Competition 2023 for Children’s Day*

Dear parents,

We are thrilled to announce the SpecialSaathi Online Art Competition 2023, a wonderful platform for your children to showcase their artistic talents and creativity!

Competition Details:

Registration Fee: INR 99
No specific theme– Let your child’s imagination run wild!
●Open exclusively to children with special needs
●Submit one original artwork per child

Entry Submission Requirements:
When submitting your child’s entry via email to please include the following details:

●Name of the child
●Artwork specifications:
●Size of the sheet
●Medium (e.g., oil paint, etc.)
●Sheet type (canvas or other)

☆● Important Notes:

■》Entries must be submitted via email only and accompanied by the entry fee.
■Please share a screenshot of your payment along with the entry in your mail.
■ Any entry sent without the payment and via WhatsApp except email will not be accepted.

•~● Age Categories:
5 years to 14 years
15 years to 25 years

Submission Deadline:
Last date for submitting entries is November 4th, 2023.

Results Announcement:
●The results announcement will be done during a special online Children’s Day event in November.
●We have exciting prizes, e-certificates, and more in store for the winners!

🎨SpecialSaathi’s Online Art Competition 2023 for Children’s Day prizes update. 🎁Participate & stand a chance to win incredible prizes that will nurture your artistic talents!

🏆 Winners will receive:

●6- months free subscription of EdQueries amazing games and educational activities by Dr. B. Sridhar, Founder of
●A one-day free online Art workshop by renowned artist Niyaz Hussain, Founder Maqaam Foundation.
●An exclusive opportunity to exhibit your creative artwork in an offline Art exhibition organized by Maqaam Foundation and SpecialSaathi in the coming months.
●Cash prizes by SpecialSaathi.
●Certificate of recognition by SpecialSaathi.
●An online Art exhibition hosted by SpecialSaathi.
●Social media tags and shoutouts on SpecialSaathi’s social media handles.

🎉 And for all participants, we have special rewards:

●Certificate of participation by SpecialSaathi.
●An online Art exhibition showcasing your talents.
●Social media tags and shoutouts on SpecialSaathi’s social media handles.

So, Don’t miss this exciting chance to showcase your artistic skills and win these amazing prizes! 🖌️✨

For more details visit
whatsapp +919958701962

●For further details and any clarification mail at

Let’s celebrate the creativity and talent of our children with special needs. We can’t wait to see their amazing artworks! 🎉🖼️

Warm regards,
SpecialSaathi Team

●●SpecialSaathi is thrilled to announce our collaboration with Maqaam Foundation as an NGO partner to raise awareness about various disabilities.
To mark this remarkable association, we are excited to conduct an Online Awareness Program [ParentSaathi webinar 20]on the 2nd of October.

Date: 2nd October
Event: Online Awareness Program, ParentSaathi Webinar 20
Topic: Inclusion and Accessibility
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Subhash Chandra Vashishth Advocate Disability Rights, Cofounder CABE Foundation &
Mr. Deepak Krishna Sharma
Sr.Special Educator, Perkins India

Time- 10:30 am to 11:30am
Platform: Live on Google Meet
Deadline for Registration: 1st October 2023

1. The participation fee for this workshop is INR 99.

2. To make the payment, please use NEFT or UPI at the following details:
Account Holder Name: Maqaam Foundation Trust
Account Number: 110064285290
IFSC Code: CNRB0000348
Branch Name: Canara Bank, 269-270 Phase 3 Fruit and Vegetable Market Subzi Mandi, New Delhi-110020

3. For payment through Google Pay or Paytm, you can use the provided QR code in the Google form below.

4. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Niyaz Hussain at 9891486252.

This enlightening online workshop by industry experts will be jointly conducted by the distinguished artist, Niyaz Hussain, Founder of Maqaam Foundation, and Ms. Shilpi Mayank Awasthi, Founder of SpecialSaathi. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and contribute to promoting inclusion and accessibility.