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Centre in Abu Dhabi to enroll more children with autism

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118 new students with autism can now be enrolled at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Special Education (MRC), following the approval of Abu Dhabi’s expansion plans education regulator.

Emirati families with children with autism have embraced the news enrolled at the MRC.

The news building will be developed to accommodate the additional children, increasing the number of enrolled students to 293.

“The primary purpose is to deliver world-class learning support, therapy, and care to Students of Determination. The expansion plan includes developing teaching and therapy,” said Amer Al Hammadi.

“We remain committed to our mission of enabling quality education and providing the best opportunities for all students. We thank families for their enduring support and cooperation. With their feedback and suggestions, we are confident in providing the right opportunities for children and empowering them to build independent lives,” the official added.

The MRC-NECC was first established in June 2007, although it was initially called the NECC-AD.

“Our commitment to inclusive education provides Emirati students with autism a range of alternative education options, providing opportunities to transition between specialist and mainstream education. We are dedicated to creating programmes for Students of Disabilities that enhance their learning and create the best outcomes for them once they leave our care,” said Rubi Mahmood, Director at the Adek.

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