Association of Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs, Oman
association was formed on 22nd march 2000 and officially chartered by
the ministerial order (144/2000) issued on 20th may 2000 in Muscat.
association serves children from birth to 6 years, who are at risk or disabled,
with a comprehensive early intervention programme that covers social, medical,
physical, academic and therapeutic services; with the objective of having the
children enrol in regular schools or minimize their disabilities to ensure a
better quality of life for them and their families.
The association also undertakes an
educational and advocacy role
to improve societal
awareness of people with special needs.
children with special needs with:
possible opportunity to enjoy their rights.
- To fully
integrate in society as individuals.
benefit from the services provided by the association and community at
- To live a
What is Early Intervention?
Expand our services to serve larger numbers.
Cover a wider geographic area.
Work with a wider range of disabilities.
Undertake an educational and advocacy role.
Establish a model centre.
intervention program identifies and treats a developmental problem by providing
prevent or minimize the impact of risk factors on a child's
disablity and well-being.
Impact of Early Intervention
substantial gains in physical development, thinking skills, language and
speech, psychological development and self-help skills.
prevent the development of some other disabilities.
to integrate the child in regular schools if possible.
develop strength points in some children which save substantial costs to