Emirates Autism Center is a private center specialized in the field of autism, based in the capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi. Its doors officially opened during the 1st Annual Autism Week under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan on the 2nd of April, 2008.
The center is specialized in autism spectrum disorders and its doors are open throughout the entire year with state-of-the-art classrooms specifically designed to meet the sensory and environmental needs of its students.
To be one of the leaders in boosting the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families.
We live and work cohesively to share learning opportunities in a creative and well-resourced environment, offering high quality teaching and care.
We work to raise awareness and understanding of autism spectrum disorders and promote the rights of all individuals to be treated with dignity and respect.
We work to empower individuals with autism to fully participate in successful inclusion programs.
A total of 50 students with autism spectrum disorders are enrolled with EAC.
28 out of 50 students with autism spectrum disorders are integrated in regular schools (public and private).
50% of the student population are UAE Nationals.
Students’ age ranges from 3 – 20 years old.
Accommodating a larger number of students and increasing the number of professional staff members, training them on the latest programs that serve the center’s goals.
Expanding and Developing the Early Intervention Unit so as to accommodate more children on our waiting lists.
Establishing a Research Department integrated within a library with access to internet databases to explore and contribute to new findings in the field of autism.
Establishing a Translation Department which allows for more reach and increased efficiency in communication.
Establishing a Training Department to allow for training workshop and practical courses.
Developing the Vocational Rehabilitation Department, adding more productive workshops, and securing real job opportunities for qualified students.