“It’s never too late to expand the mind of a person on the autism spectrum” Dr. Temple Grandin

 Autism South Africa (A;SA) aspires to achieving a society in which persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder enjoy all the rights and opportunities necessary to meet their needs and fulfil their potentials, throughout their lives, as loved and valued members of their families and communities

World Autism Awareness Day 2015

Light it Up Blue Campaign
Light it up Blue campaign
Light it up Blue Campaign
Light it Up Blue Campaign
Light it up Blue Campaign
Light it up Blue Campaign

A;SA strives to:

  • celebrate and champion the diversity and creativity of persons with autism;

  • partner with and be relevant to persons with autism and their families and communities;

  • identify and address the differing and changing needs of babies, children, adolescents and adults with autism;

  • promote the rights and advance the interests of all those within the autism community;

  • lead autism awareness, education, therapy and advocacy throughout South Africa; and

  • draw on and contribute to international and national experience and expertise in the field of autism, while retaining a regional and local focus on challenges and opportunities to which it gives rise