SAACAPAP Regional IMFAR Conference

This year, some of the Autism South Africa staff were priveldged enough to attend the Regional IMFAR conference held at Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. The Regional IMFAR conferences are starting to be held in a variety of locations throughout the world, and South Africa was lucky enough to have been the latest venue. IMFAR...
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Boy, aged 12, secures bus for our school

When Mark Hopkins (12) visited the Johannesburg Hospital School for Autism in Braamfontein as part of a volunteer group, he was struck by the desire to help even further. The school offers cutting-edge education to severely autistic children but must make every cent count, as it is a government school with a large proportion of...
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Autism Life

When I sit down to write this story, I stare at the empty screen because it is hard to know where and how to start it.   Before I had children, I imagined that when you have a disabled child, the child is born, and the doctors take your child away. They bring him or her back...
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The Journey with Kitso continues

Diagnosed with Mild Autism – High functioning on 27 May 2014 No one ever said to me that parenting would be easy; then again no one said to me it would be this challenging. Any child comes with his/her own gifts, being a parent you need to nurture these gifts and make them work for...
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