Website is www.lasd.ae according to some sources (not available) (not www.lasd.org - is for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department)?
Fees of AED 3,000 per month reported in a 10 Oct 2013 GN story about the center's closure, but not clear what that covers.
Contact details removed from table: tel +971-2-6656222, fax +971-2-6655226.
25 October 2013
Center is still closed? Is listed in various online directories with contact tel +971-2-665 6222 (026656222) and email address firstname.lastname@example.org, but website not available.
UAE Yellow Pages doesn't have a listing for it, but same postal address (PO Box 5962, Abu Dhabi) is for the Bin Zayed Contracting Company LLC in Abu Dhabi (tel +971-2-6219996).
Also still listed on Abu Dhabi Government Portal (abudhabi.ae) in the Special Needs Institutes section with same contact details as previously given.
10 October 2012
Abu Dhabi Center for Language and Speech Disorders reported as closed (Gulf News). An announcement from the institute dated 04 October 2012 said the center would close (not provided).
The story quoted the general manager as saying "My centre enrolled children who are at a very sensitive developmental stage. In my absence, I cannot ensure that these wards will be taken care of. So I decided to close the centre before any mishaps occurred while I was seeking treatment for my condition."
Unclear if the closure is permanent or temporary, or when it will reopen if temporary.
Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Abu-Dhabi-Centre-for-Language-Speech-Disorders/120326011333578.
18 September 2008
Abu Dhabi Centre for Language and Speech Disorders is listed on the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce website but no further information found.
PO Box is the same as for the Little Bee Nursery in Khalidiya, Bin Zayed Contracting Company, and Silver Don Contracting (but different tel numbers).
27 June 2007
WAM news reported that a new speech therapy center, the first in Abu Dhabi, opened. Name of center not supplied, not clear if it is the same as the Abu Dhabi Center for Language and Speech Disorders or a different one.
Report said the center was opened by Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi.
The new center has facilities and language laboratories to diagnose and treat speech and language impairment for both Arabic and English speakers. Not clear from report if center allows admission to foreign expat residents or UAE nationals only, it said The centre will provide its services to all those who need language and speech therapy regardless of age, according to the center's Director, Alia Ghanem (Aliya, Aliyah Ghanem).