Parent Empowerment

 Parent support is offered to parents and is done through various channels depending on their needs

Training

Telephonic Support

Support via email

Face to face contact support

We are also embarking on an exciting project together with the World Health Organisation and the Centre for Autism Research in Africa, where we are piloting their Caregivers Skills Training program in South Africa. For more information about this program please click here

 

Advocacy

 Organise: Build power from the base

Educate legislators, influencing decisions

Educate public, increasing awareness of ASD

Support and facilitate ASD research

Mobilize community for ASD

Gather, network, share information and resources

Promote and facilitate self-advocacy within ASD community

Lobbying

Lobby for and against specific legislation and policy affecting ASD community

Take action at agencies

Bring pressure to bear on policy makers and implementers

Take up the causes those that society ignores

Training

Training and capacity building to ensure an environment and community nurturing and enabling to people with ASD

Mentoring and training of local ASD focused organisations to ensure reach into all corners of South Africa and an extensive ASD network

You can find more information about our training here