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Archives for October 2016

Family Friends at NYU-AD

Family Friends is a new Pilot initiative  between Autism Support Network in collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi ! We meet with families and practice mindfulness, have fun activities for the children and build relationships through trust and sharing.     A very big Thanks to Anna Kaminski our mindfulness facilitator for the project; Bahareh Amidi led a […]

We made it in Al Watan Arabic newspaper

Emirates College for Advanced Education in collaboration with Autism Support Network, organized the third annual ABA training for parents on October 13th, 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Training was presented by Dr Michelle Kelly and Supported by Nipa Bhuptani. Over 35 parents attended and gave extremely positive feedback. We hope to continue this collaboration in providing […]

Tips for Parents of child with Autism/Special Needs

(Adapted from autism advocate Temple Grandin’s suggestions) Wean off the video games and other electronics, down to one hour per day. Replace the time spent on electronics with home and community activities. Figure out what he/she enjoys and follow those interests: music or art activities, cooking, fitness programs, swimming, community programs etc. Heading outside for […]