There are limited options in Abu Dhabi for Special Needs Education.
The facilities available are generally over subscribed with long waiting lists and the concept of accommodating and/or mainstreaming special needs students in the classroom is not commonly practiced.
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Offers individualized educational programmes, rehabilitation (i.e. Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Art Therapy and Counselling/ Psychotherapy), pre-vocational training and vocational training , and job placement services for children and young adults.
Newly established school and therapy centre in Mushrif for children with learning difficulties.
Dedicated to helping children with Autism and other developmental disabilities. The Centre specialises in behavioural and educational intervention, based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.
“NECC-AD strives to provide all children with the most effective intervention and education available. Our overriding goal is to provide state-of-the-art Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) when teaching children with autism, thereby increasing their abilities to function and communicate successfully with as much independence as possible.”
Stars for Special Abilities offer all specialized multidisciplinary services to support every child with learning difficulties to reach their full potential and accomplish a successful Inclusion. Note that in general, physical access and mobility for disabled people within buildings and public areas throughout the UAE is problematic.
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