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Abu Dhabi Community called upon to include persons with Autism

As the community prepares to mark Autism Awareness Month, we look at why integration of people with autism is vital. (Article posted in AbuDhabiWorld on March 27, 2017) When educational programme Sesame Street announced its first character with autism recently, it marked a significant step for those affected by the disability. And with World Autism Month […]

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 […]

Speaking at United Nations Observance of World Autism Awareness Day WAAD2016

            Full Video of WAAD 2016 Event   My Segment on Accessible Communities starts at 1.44.35 The journey of over 20 years, my passion to change lives was shared at United Nations head office New York, for the observance of World Autism Awareness Day.   It started small, with the intention to […]

Competent Learner Model – ABA Approaches Talk at ECAE

Introduced Competent Learner Model to a wonderful audience who work directly with children with ASD in UAE using various ABA approaches. Great time sharing and Learning. Thanks Michelle Kelly, Rasha Baruni, Anita Archer.

ABA Parent Training Series -2015

ABA Parent Workshops in Abu Dhabi – An account by Dr Michelle Kelly PhD BCBA and Autism Support Network – Abu Dhabi Last night, we completed our 6-part series of ABA parent training workshops for parents of children with autism in the UAE. This was a wonderful collaboration between the Health and Special Education Division […]

Competent Learner Model Conference – Harrisburg PA

It was an honor to attend the CLM Conference this year in person! Presentations showcased the amazing work done by CLMers in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Much Respect for Vicci Tucci, BCBA author of CLM and Cathy Scutta BCBA-D the instrumental implementer in both states! Teams from Various CLM sites  collaborated to Present on best Practice […]

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Workshop

Dr Michelle Kelly, BCBA-D Associate Professor at Emirates College for Advance Education and Autism Support Network – Abu Dhabi‘s founder Nipa Bhuptani, BCaBA  present this FREE workshop! You can get BACB CEUs. The workshop was very successful. Thank you all!  

ASN at ECAE’s First Autism Awareness Day

The last day of April was a special one! Emirates College for Advanced Education celebrated Autism Day and invited students, parents and teachers to FREE talks by ABA speakers in Abu Dhabi! It was a lovely event. We look forward to more such events! Autism Support Network – Abu Dhabi  

CLM/ABA Early Intervention & Inclusion Program

EARLY INDIVIDUALIZED INTERVENTION & INCLUSION PROGRAM CLM/ABA – Early Intervention & Inclusion in British Berries Nursery – Dubai For more information and Appointment call : 050 7929965 For any child from Birth to 5 years with delays in the areas of Speech, Communication, Language, Social Interaction, Play, Motor skills, Academic skills or Behavioral deficits. We […]

ABA Training Series for Parents – 2014

A huge thank you to Dr. Michelle Kelly for leading our very successful first ABA Training Workshop for parents! We covered the principles of ABA and learned useful techniques to apply them within the home. It was wonderful to see many of you there! Autism Support Network-AbuDhabi