Fernando

CME®


Fernando is 29 years old and from Brazil. Fernando is a specialist in neurofunctional physiotherapy & been practicing for 8 years.
Neurofunctional physiotherapy encompasses several areas. For example the three techniques Fernando uses – neuromodulation, hippotherapy, and Cuevas Medek Exercise ®, CME.
Fernando’s goal is to help as many children improve their motor skills, become happier and have a better quality of life.
Being able to appreciate all the potential of the human being is the best job in the world. It is great to work with our little warriors throughout their lives as they teach us to become better therapists and people.

Vera

Head of SaLT Department


Vera is 30 years old and is a Portuguese Speech and Language Therapist.
Vera completed a Masters in Clinical Linguistics. Vera is excited to put her years of study into action and help children learn to communicate better. Vera has used a blend of approaches to help each child individually and has had very successful results. Vera is also trained in alternative communication systems that go from unaided systems, such as Makaton, to aided ones, such as PECS. Vera has a lot of experience in oral motor impairments, dysphagia and feeding management.
By applying the different protocols such as TalkTools, for feeding and articulation, or Kaufman and PROMPT for speech, each child can realise their goals and improve faster.
Working with children allows me to be a part of so many "firsts" - their first word, their first solid food, the first time they respond to their name... it is a road full of discoveries and smiles that teaches you to celebrate little steps every single day.

Kriti

Head of OT Department


Kriti has a Bachelor degree in occupational therapy from Delhi, India and has been trained in sensory integration from University of Southern California.
Kriti has been working with the pediatric population for more than 7 years. Through this experience she has worked with a wide range of children with different challenges. For example pervasive developmental disorders, sensory processing disorders, ADHD, cerebral palsy, praxis,Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), difficulty in daily living tasks and handwriting. Kriti is also a member of AOTA.
I love helping people and empowering others to help themselves. Seeing a child’s face light up when they discover that they can do something new and hearing from parent when their child does something new keeps me motivated. It’s special to be a part of this journey and making a difference in a child’s life.

Payal

Yoga


Practicing Yoga has helped Payal bring about positive changes in not only her own life but our clients.
Payal is a certified Hatha Yoga teacher and helps our clients cultivate mindfulness and self-awareness. Payal has always been passionate about mental health, physical wellbeing and nutrition. Payal shares her knowledge of yoga and yogic diet with others to help heal individuals and families with emotional and health challenges.
Working on breath control and practicing yoga regularly can be liberating and help us heal our heart and our mind by focusing on the present moment. Hatha Yoga is a slow and steady practice which helps in building a strong body and steady mind by maintaining correct postures and alignment along with concentration on the breath and awareness of the mental state. Paypal is also certified to teach prenatal yoga, and Yoga for people with disabilities.
As a new mother of a special needs baby I was love to take care of my precious family and help others through the practice of yoga.

Khaylyn

Front Office Manager


Khaylyn is 24 years old and Filipino graduate with a Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Khaylyn has been working in the medical field for 4 years. Her love of children and helping them makes her happy.
If you have ever worked with children, you know just how big their hearts are. Some see it as being sensitive, I see it as having a soft heart. It takes patience and a big heart to work with children who have disabilities and I love to spend my time helping them overcome their unique challenges

Amal

Managing Director


Amal is a graduate of the American University in Cairo with a Major of Computer Science, Minor in Electronics with highest honors.
Amal has always been passionate about her community and in particular working with special needs children. Amal is a mum of 3 beautiful children, her youngest child was stillborn due to medical malpractice and as a result she has Cerebral Palsy.
Amal started reaching out to all special needs parents in the UAE and formed a small support network. It grew fast and now the group has 70 mums and it is called “Beautiful mums”. It is a group to give each other guidance, comfort and support. From this group and travelling the world Amal has discovered some amazing therapies not available in the UAE. So this is why Amal created the Hope abilitation medical center.
I felt that this knowledge should be shared with others in a similar position. After seeing my child respond to these therapies I knew I could help other mums and their children see results. We need to find our tribe and love them hard.

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