74 C2 Sector A, Phase 1, Engineers Town, Lahore

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Welcome Sentence


Autism Recourse Centre Lahore (ARCL) was established in 2015 by Dr. Ahmad Faraz Bhatti’s father of child with autism, as a nonprofit organisation. It started ARCL provides services to children suffering from developmental disorders. We proudly claim it to be the right place for your children who need special interventions with utmost care and attention. We are always striving hard to provide healthy, secure, fearless and conducive environment to children with developmental disorders. We have excelled in management of children with professional, dedicated and trained staff maintaining standards of child care. Parent’s confidence in ARCL is manifest for its expansion and growth with branches in Multan and Peshawar.

Non-Profit Organization

Ours is a nonprofit organization providing services to the poor and needy children at highly subsidized rates, ranging from 50% fee concssation to even 100% services. .It is working as a nonprofit organization .Matched with these services highly qualified professional staff is being paid handsome remuneration by the institution to ensure quality services.


The ARCL aims to become nationally and internationally acknowledged Centre with the distinction of implanting Quality services combined with outstanding outcomes through conducive learning environment experienced staff and efficient and friendly management.


Therapies for Early Intervention:

  • Speech Therapy: Addresses speech, language, communication, and swallowing challenges.
  • Occupational Therapy: Enhances fine motor skills, play abilities, and self-care tasks such as dressing and toileting.
  • Physiotherapy: Supports gross motor skills development, including balance, sitting, crawling, and walking.
  • Behavior Therapy: Utilizes structured approaches for behavioral management, social skills, academic skills, and self-help skills. Emphasizes positive reinforcement to encourage desired behaviors and discourage unwanted ones.

Parent and Caregiver Support:

  • Offers training to parents and caregivers to promote the psychological well-being of children with special needs.

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Art Class: Encourages creativity and self-expression while developing fine motor skills.
  • Sports Coaching: Promotes physical activity, teamwork, and coordination skills.
  • Mosque Training: Qari Sahib conducts lessons on Namaz and Quran recitation.
  • Outdoor Activities: Organise sports events, fun activities, trips to malls, parks, and play areas.
  • Mart Time: Teach participants shopping skills to understand the concept of money.
  • Daily Living Skills: Provide instruction on dressing, personal hygiene, and grooming techniques.
  • Pre-Vocational Training: Special needs children receive pre-vocational training that includes baking, cooking, cutting, painting, and organizational skills.


Over the past nine years, Alhamdulillah ARCL has made remarkable progress and is on a trajectory of success. Our initiatives include:

School Readiness Program: We offer class room environment to prepare children for mainstream school, leading to 15 of our children successfully transitioning to mainstream schools.

RBT /IBT Training: ARCL conducts annual Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training sessions under the supervision of Mr. Mansoor Choudry (BCBA) from Oklahoma, USA. We have also successfully organized (09) two-week RBT and (02) IBT training programs for parents and professionals, with almost all our staff trained in RBT techniques.

Parent Training: We provide free training for parents to help them understand and manage their child’s behaviour across different scenarios.

Staff Development: Our staff benefits from weekly lectures aimed at enhancing their efficiency and productivity.

MDT Meetings: We hold weekly Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) meetings where professionals including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and behavior therapists collaborate to make informed decisions regarding the treatment of children.

Performance Appraisals: Our staff undergo monthly performance assessments through appraisal forms, with rewards given to top-performing employees.

Partnership: ARCL is a proud member of the National Autistic Society, UK.

MOU: ARCL has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with prestigious institutions including the University of Lahore, University of Education, and Superior University Lahore.

Pre-vocational Training’s: We provide specialised Pre-vocational training programs designed for children with special needs who are 10 years old and older.

Daily Living Skills: ARCL emphasise daily living skills such as dressing and grooming to foster independence among children with special needs.

Outdoor Activities: ARCL arranges fun gatherings, sports events, and outdoor trips to parks and malls and play areas, aiming to enhance participants’ social skills.

Future Plans

  • Develop a vocational department to empower children with special needs.
  • Establish a school readiness program to prepare children with autism for successful integration into educational settings.
  • Launch a media campaign to raise awareness and promote understanding of autism in the broader community.
  • Organize free consultancy campaigns to provide guidance and support to families affected by autism.
  • Offer comprehensive parent training programs to equip caregivers with essential skills and knowledge.
  • Collaborate with universities and research institutions to contribute to ongoing advancements in autism research and treatment.
  • Establish a fully equipped and accessible baking corner specifically designed for special needs children, fostering their engagement, creativity, and sensory experiences through baking activities.


My son was diagnosed as a CP child at the age of 1 year. Initially I got his therapies from different centres. At the age of 4-5 Years, in addition to the therapies I felt a need for basic schooling for my son, so I searched for some inclusive schools. I came to know about ARCL. My son has been attending ARCL since he was 5 years old. He is now 7.9 years old. The efforts and energy of the ARCL team is outstanding. Now my son is about to join a regular school. Much credit goes to the team of ARCL.

Ms. Naila Adil

Ms. Naila Adil

“Autism does not come with a manual. It comes with a patient Family and competent therapists who never give up”. Dr Irfan Saleem, Sohar University Oman.
My son Usman Bin Irfan was diagnosed with ASD in 2010. He is now ten years old. We joined ARCL in 2017 due to the generous financial support by ARCL Lahore – a fantastic team under the patronage of Dr Faraz Bhatti. I wish Team ARCL all the success.

Dr. Irfan Saleem

Dr. Irfan Saleem

My son was diagnosed with ASD at the age of 3. After a few months of struggle, I came to know about ARCL. My son has attended ARCL since he was 3.5 years old and he is now 6 years old. The attitude and energy of the ARCL team is amazing. They have left no stone unturned towards the betterment of kids. My son joined a normal school along with a shadow teacher after 1 year of therapy. He is attending both normal school and ARCL now. Much credit goes to the team of ARCL. They taught us to live with Autism and celebrate it. Hats off to you. I wish ARCL all the success.

Dr. Raazia Altaf

Dr. Raazia Altaf

My son was diagnosed as ASD at the age of 2.7 years. After 2.5 years of early intervention at school he moved to ARCL. It has been 7 month since we joined ARCL. Therapists are working wholeheartedly to improve his regression. Alhamdulillah I have firm belief in the ARCL team. We will inshAllah be able to make him better and our goal is inclusion. Best of luck ARCL!

Dr. Ayesha Tahir

Dr. Ayesha Tahir

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