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Step By Step Centre for Special Needs

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Mission Statement

At Step By Step Centre, our mission is to provide learning opportunities for children to achieve their full potential in a safe and positive environment. We actively involve parents in supporting student learning and development.

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General Information

  • Area of Doha

    Al Waab

  • Phone

    +974 4475-7625 +974 5592-7376

  • Email

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  • Website

  • Close to Step By Step Centre

    Al Sadd Stadium

  • GPS Coordinates for Centre

    25.268905, 51.477941

  • Schools close to Step By Step Centre

    American School of Doha, Doha College Primary School, German School Doha, Newton British School and Doha British School (DBS)

  • Nationality of Management


  • Curriculum

    Brigance Inventory of Early Development III (IED-III) and the Brigance Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills II (CIBS II) that lay emphasis on the development of exceptional students’ Physical, Communication, Independence and Socialization skills and help develop measurable goals and objectives for IEPs and monitor progress.

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Admission & Attendance

  • Ages of Children Admitted
    • From three years to eighteen years of age for morning school
    • From one year to eighteen years of age for afternoon therapy
  • Cost

    Please contact the centre for more details

  • Nursery Fees payment schedule

    Per term or per year

  • Registration fee

    Please contact the centre for more details

  • Application procedure

    The first step is for parents to complete an application form available online or from the Centre. The completed application along with required documentation (as stated on the application form) should be returned to us at the Centre. The student will then be placed on a waiting list and parents will be contacted to arrange an initial assessment.

  • Documents required
    • A Complete application form available online or from the Centre
    • 2 passport size photos of the child
    • ID copies of parents & passport copy of the child
    • Immunization record of the child
    • Previous assessment/diagnosis or progress report (if any)
  • Average length of waiting list

    Please call us directly

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Hours & Schedule

  • Hours of nursery
    • 7:00am until 1:00pm (weekdays)
    • 1:00pm until 6:00pm (one-to-one therapy on weekdays)
    • 8:00am until 12:00pm (Saturdays)
  • Full-time care available

    Yes, after school care for children enrolled in the centre is available from 1pm – 3pm

  • Nursery Schedule options

    Five days per week

  • Naps


  • Summer sessions offered


  • School calendar closely followed

    Doha College

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Classroom & Teacher Information

  • Training & Education for teachers

    College degree, first aid and CPR

  • Training & Education for teacher’s assistants

    College degree, first aid and CPR

  • Languages spoken by teachers


  • Languages spoken and/or taught to children

    English and Arabic (optional for Arabic speaking families)

  • Size of classes & number of teachers

    Eight children with one classroom teacher and two support teachers

  • Extra-curricular activities

    Music, art and sensory room activities

  • Do the children watch TV/videos?

    Yes, course related videos only.

  • Are webcams available for parents to view their children online?

    Parents can come and watch the camera’s in the office

  • List of after-hours & weekend babysitters available?


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Other Questions

  • Grassy play area


  • Shaded outdoor play area


  • Dedicated indoor play area


  • Are snacks supplied for the children?


  • Are lunches supplied for the children?


  • Are the lunches (from the lunchboxes) heated for the children?


  • Nut policy

    We have a no nuts policy

  • Other food policies, if any

    Healthy food policy

  • Birthday policy

    Parents may only bring in healthy food for birthday celebrations (no sweets or treats)

  • Are cloth diapers accepted?


  • Are diapers and wipes supplied?


  • Do you offer Islamic studies?


  • Do you have a full-time nurse on staff?


  • Do you accept Special Needs students?


  • Do you assist with potty training?



Enrolling my son in centre has been a blessing, day by day we see improvement and we are thankful that my child is surrounded by such a professional team or i may say a family who gives the care, love and education unconditionally.

Ms Joelle

My son has been taking sessions in Step By Step for the last 3 years and he had progressed a lot. I can still see more improvement

Ms Amira

My child enjoys everyday at Step By Step Centre. Thank you all for your support.

Ms Farah

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