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Creation Date: 2013/05/28 05:49:40
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Hamad Centre For Special Needs

Occupational Therapist
Hamad Centre For Special Needs

Job Description

Hamad Centre for Special Needs is looking for occupational Therapists to join our educational team.
Hamad Centre specializes in the education of children who have been diagnosed with Autism .We are looking for a professional who will deliver educational assessments, provide recommendation for Individualized Education Plans,train direct care therapists in best practice as well as provide one to one direct therapy services.
Experience using principals of Applied Behavior Analysis is a plus.


Applicants must have the following:
•Strong communication skills, with a good command of the English language.
• Having experience working with children and/or young adults with Autism.


Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy

Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Search by Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Education/Training
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 2

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 3 Max: 10
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Master's degree

Company Profile

The Hamad Centre is a non-profit organisation 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. Autism is considered one of five pervasive developmental disorders that are defined by the behavioural symptoms observed in an individual. Although the combination and severity of symptoms vary, individuals who are affected will all experience some degree of developmental delay that may impact significantly on their lives.

Regardless of diagnosis it is now known that early, intensive behavioural intervention can significantly reduce the symptoms of autism in many children and greatly improve the quality of life for others.

Using well-established behavioural principles children are taught socially significant skills, such as communication and play skills, while reducing inappropriate or competing behaviour such as non-compliance, tantrums or aggression. Our programs are individually tailored to the needs of each child and our comprehensive curriculum is based on age-appropriate developmental progression.