Who we are
Jewel Autism Centre is one of its kind interdisciplinary child developmental therapy clinic in India specially designed for children with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities, located at Kottayam, Kerala. It was founded in 2008 which focuses on the mental welfare and functional independence of children. With keen interest and dedication on the progress of the children and the best professional experience as the capital, we have initiated the venture.
Dr. Jameson SamuelDirector, Jewel Autism Centre
He is an Occupational Therapist & Child Psychologist, having 17 years of experience including his experience in World Health Organization from 2001. He was a part of various international projects in WHO. He worked as Tsunami Rehabilitation Coordinator with a big team of professionals and rehabilitated 100 of families. He voluntarily left his job to put all his efforts towards the future of kids with autism and to nurture the organization. He has research experience in child developmental field and had publications and presentations all over the world. He is a consultant and advisor for various organisations in Europe and Asia in the field of autism. He is a member of BRC and works as a resource person for various child developmental centres and educational centres in India.
Dr. Jency BlessonJoint Director, Jewel Autism Centre
She pursued PhD in Molecular Medicine and worked for a leading drug company in Kerala as a Head of R&D and senior scientist. She has several international papers in peer reviewed journals and has a gene to her credit in American Gene Bank. She worked as professor and a research guide in many Universities. She is a member in PG Board of Department of Biotechnology, SB College, Changanassery. She is a Behavioural Analyst too. She is a part of this organization from its beginning. She also resigned her job and completely dedicated herself to the organization. She is heading the Administration department, Research and Development team, Recruitments, International and National collaborations of this centre.
We are here to care
We have incorporated international standards in all our programs for children with behavioural impairments and other developmental disabilities. The Centre offers various programs such as Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Sensory Integration Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, Remedial Education Program, Special Education, Play Therapy and Social Skills Training Program. A Child Guidance Clinic is also associated with our centre. Therapists focus on achieving functional independence through therapeutic interventions addressing gross motor skills, fine motor skills, cognitive- perceptual skills, muscle strengthening, balance and coordination, sensory integration, language skills, social skills as well as self-care activities.
Early intervention program for age group 0 to 5.
Later stage intervention program for age group 5 to 9.
Provide the best quality treatment to special children on a par with international standards.
Provide expert consultation and proper guidance for special children and their family members.
Resources & in-service training to schools, parent support programs & various related institutions.
Provide research opportunities, professional training and internship for students.