The Doris Duan-Young Autism Center: Building the steps for success for children of determination

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UAE
  • Date: 23-Jun-2022
  • Source: Gulf News
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: UAE
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The Doris Duan-Young Autism Center: Building the steps for success for children of determination

Located in Dubai Healthcare City, is one of the most reputable, specialised therapeutic service providers in the field of autism and a wide range of other developmental disorders. DDY is a trusted and innovative leader which is exemplified in our multidisciplinary team approach and throughout all of our comprehensive services: Applied Behaviour Analysis; Verbal Behaviour Milestones Assessment and Placement Programme (VB-MAPP); In-Depth Individual Functional Assessment; Speech and Language Therapy Services and Assessment; Occupational Therapy Services and Assessment; Physical Therapy Services and Assessment; Individualised Intervention (Behavior, Speech-Language, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy) Plans; Parent and Caregiver Training; School Teacher Training; Camps during off-school sessions; Psychological assessment. In the 8-year journey of DDY, we have witnessed the challenges and obstacles that families and children with disabilities face and we have worked hand in hand with them to improve the quality of their lives. We enable parents to participate in their child’s treatment by attending parent education sessions in the centre. We organise social outings in the community to provide them the opportunity to develop social skills and access to different activities and experiences. At DDY, we believe in providing a holistic treatment approach by incorporating all aspects of a child’s life in their

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