Ahmad Riad Jawhari Center for Autism
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Beneficiaries of the Department

The services Center for Children with Autism are offers its services to 45 children with mild and moderate autism in Saida and its vicinity, between the ages of 2 and a half to 13.

Mission

The Center for Children with Autism at Orphan Welfare Society (OWS) aims to help children with Autism to adapt to life and society using up-to-date methods and specialized programs. The center designs individual plans that contribute to the development of skills and behaviors of those experiencing Autism.

Vision

We look towards a time when we attain leadership in the comprehensive therapy of children with autism on all Lebanese territories by providing unmatched services and modern treatments; and for our center to become a leading center for research on Autism.

Objectives

• Work on the early detection of Autism and the determination of correct diagnosis.
• Use specialized programs relevant to the abilities 
of every child.
• Follow specialized individual plans that help provide the best and most unique services.
• Establish strategies that help society accept children 
with Autism.
• Work on the adjustment of the behaviors of the students and follow up on their psychological matters as well as that of their parents.
• Integrate children who show potential capabilities into mainstream schools and work on the development 
of such capabilities.
• Develop professional/artisanal work in conformity with the abilities and the needs of the child.
• Develop the team capacities periodically in order to stay abreast of all new specialized programs on Autism.
• Recruit students from different universities to carry out trainings, volunteering and internships at the center.

Services

• Offer comprehensive evaluation and free diagnoses for children upon application to OWS.
• Offer academic follow-up and skills development including Early Intervention classes and rehabilitation classes
• Raise awareness and offer guidance and training on related matters to parents.
• Design individual and academic plans specific 
to every child.
• Conduct continuous evaluation for every child and follow up on his or her development.
• Provide social and psychological follow-up to the students and their parents.
• Conduct individual therapy sessions during the academic year (speech therapy, psychomotor therapy, etc).

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