Senior Occupational Therapist | Vision Therapist | Lead Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist
Kamal is a certified and licensed Occupational Therapist in the UAE and Australia. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Curtin University of Technology in Perth (Australia) and began her practice in occupational therapy in 2006. Since then, Kamal has furthered her clinical expertise through certifications in Vision Therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy, along with training in Dyslexia. Her vision therapy training was completed in 2014 at the Neurosensory Center of Eastern Pennsylvania (USA) under the supervision of Dr. Jeffery Becker.
With over 10 years of international experience in assessment and treatment of children in Australia, Hong Kong, and China, along with her specialization in paediatric services and vision therapy, Kamal offers invaluable expertise to Dubai’s community at Riverston Children’s Centre. She has served children with a wide range of needs and conditions, such as Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Physical Disability, Intellectual Disability, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. She has also worked in elderly health care and mental health settings, used a multidisciplinary team approach in clinic and school-based pediatric disability services, and practiced hand therapy.
As an active professional in the UAE, Kamal regularly supports community awareness and education. She has presented at conferences and provided lectures and workshops in multiple forums for health professionals, teachers, parents, and caregivers. Her passion for helping children reach their potential and supporting parents in the region led her to begin her own project known as Therapybox Australia www.therapyboxaustralia.com . This online store not only makes paediatric educational toys and therapy resources easily available, but also serves parents as a convenient source for professional advice, sensory space creation advice and informational blogs.
Senior Occupational Therapist | Riverston Children’s Centre
21C Street (Al Ragay Street), Umm Suqeim 1, Dubai, U.A.E