Musanada starts construction on $19m Al Ain Autism Centre
Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination is also working on the project that is due by H2 2020
Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has started construction on Al Ain Autism Centre, with the project being implemented at a cost of $18.7m (AED68.7m) across 1ha of land, and expected to be delivered by H2 2020.
Musanada is working with Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination (ZHO) on the project, which will serve as an educational and training centre upon completion.
State-held news agency, Wam, quoted Musanada as saying that project teams were finalising the foundations and piling concrete works of the main building.
Musanada's scope of the work includes the construction of a two-floored building with one main and five secondary entrances, 36 classrooms large enough to accommodate 166 students, 17 treatment rooms, and 33 isolation rooms.
Additionally, Musanada will build four teacher rooms, two assessment rooms, and two multi-purpose areas.
The centre will also be home to recreational facilities such as two drama rooms, one art room, a sports hall, a music room, a library, a cafeteria, a swimming pool, and play areas.