Many parents request information for enrichment classes, support groups, and therapy tools. Here are our list of resources (no affiliation to CDC):
Sensory Souk is an online store based in Doha, Qatar. It provides amazing must-have therapy tools to families and professionals within the gulf region. Our products help special needs children learn and play.
T: +974 3011-7005
Qatar Autism Families Association is a non-profit group to support families. It is excellent for local and expat Arabic speaking families to join. They organize many events and are active on social media. Find them on Facebook at @qatarautism
Gymboree Play & Music offers play-based education classes (Play & Learn, Music and Art) that give kids the best start to a lifetime of learning (ages newborn to 5 years) fostering their creativity and confidence. It offers an environment where children are free to move, play and explore safely with tailor made equipments. They use a whole-child learning approach to support development and intellectual advancement.
Location: 2nd Floor, The Gate Mall, West Bay, Doha
T: 40206413/ 55434692
Positive Special Parenting Doha
This is a Facebook group where parents, relatives, friends and professionals of Health, Education and Social Care get together to exchange information, clarify doubts and support each other on issues regarding any kind of disability, condition or special circumstances.
The International Physiotherapy Centre provides physiotherapy treatment for children with a wide-range of neurological & musculoskeletal issues.
IPC was established in 2015 to deliver the highest-quality care to the residents of Qatar, with a focus on the most skilled & supportive professionals, all of whom have strong qualifications and significant work experience in leading Western centres.
Pediatric Physiotherapy is led by Michelle O’Brien, an experienced pediatric specialist from Canada.
T: +974 4466 1318
Originating in South Africa, Playball has over 30 years developing fully researched multi sports programs for children.
Our classes are separated into age groups, with each group participating in a progressive curriculum. Playball students will be taught the fundamentals of tennis, basketball, hockey, baseball and soccer to name just a few.
At Playball we do not only use bats, balls and sticks to have lots of fun but we also use sports to introduce and develop physical, cognitive, social and life skills to children.
T: +974 7794 3009.
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