Among the few BACB[US] certified Autism and Behavior Consultants in Dubai,UAE, I have made it my passion and mission to reach out to the communities of people with special needs. In my work experience spanning over 15 years, I have worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders,learning disabilities etc providing relevant support and strategies and extending cooperation to all involved in the treatment.As a Program Director at the ABA Center, Ras Al Khaimah, I have provided regular behavioral consultation and ABA therapy to learners in home programs, private school programs and in regular and special education classrooms in public schools. I am also responsible for the development and implementation of the ABA curriculum, training for supervisory personnel and in-service ABA Therapy training for all staff.
In over a decade’s interaction with special needs families in Dubai,Sharjah,Ajman and neighbouring emirates in UAE, I was privileged to share my expertise in ABA Therapy and Behavior Consulation with over 400 individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ranging from 14 months through adulthood, with my area of expertise being in intensive programming for children under 12 years of age. I provide treatment based on Applied Behaviour Analysis(ABA)/ABA Therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders(ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorders(PDD) and behavior difficulties as well as support for the families involved.
- To empower families of children with Autism with tools and strategies and instill a positive belief in overcoming the often debilitating effects of Autism related problems.
- To familiarize family members with new parenting skills with a view to eliminate or reduce the impact of disruptive, inappropriate behaviors at home and in the community.
- To aid the child through the development of pro-social, adaptive skills and the positive enhancement of their own strengths. and thus successfully integrate them into mainstream society.
Asha Susan Mani, BCaBA
Certified Autism & Behavior Consultant,Dubai,UAE
BACB Certification Number:0-12-4460