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Early Educators: Red Flags & Supportive Action for Autism

Autism Awareness begins this year at Teddy Bear American Nursery with teachers!! It is an Ealy Years teacher’s obligation to alert parents of any red flags they see and support the child and family through the diagnostic and treatment process. Autism surfaces at an early age when the child is exposed to play, communication and interaction […]

Autism Acceptance & Support – The National April 23, 2016

Children as young as a year old being tested for autism, centre says Founder of the Autism Support Network in Abu Dhabi: Nipa Bhuptani. Delores Johnson / The National ABU DHABI // Children as young as a year old are being examined for autism as parents become more aware of the symptoms. The age of […]

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.

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!  

CLM/ABA Home Based Early Intervention

CLM-Home Based Early Intervention Program This consists of three phases: • CLM Placement Assessment: Conducted in the child’s home (natural environment) by at least two members of CLM team using the CLM Placement assessment tool. This assessment will include the parents’ interview and observation of the child in his environment. This is a skill-based assessment […]

CLM Re-Accreditation Received by Sheikh Nahyan

It makes me very proud to have initiated and led the Competent Learner Model Implementation project in Future Centre since June 2008!  I take this opportunity to congratulate and thank a very hard working and dedicated team of teachers, therapists and administrators who have made this possible! Ms Vicci Tucci the author of CLM has […]

ABA Home Therapists Job Available in UAE

If you are looking to work as Home based therapist and are willing to be trained under Board Certified Behavior Analyst to use ABA principles and ABA based curriculum then you are the person we are looking for! These positions are for UAE, (Dubai/Abu Dhabi). You could either be already living here and are available […]

Vocational Experience for Autism Youngster

Food is Sam’s thing! He loves to eat and he LOVES to cook. We have used cooking activities to teach Sam so many skills like enhancing his language, following instructions, basic math and science; waiting (wooaahh that was a BIG one!) and we have had so much fun doing it all. Last month when Api […]

Launch of Autism Support Network, Abu Dhabi

I am very happy to announce that the AUTISM SUPPORT NETWORK of ABU DHABI has been launched on 24th April, 2013! It was a lovely gathering of parents, professionals and volunteers at Hyatt Capital Gate Hotel, Abu dhabi. Every one arrived quite on time and our Super volunteers helped them with registration. They then had […]