Autism Western Cape is developing a database of all those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Western Cape. This is very important in order to better understand the number of people affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Western Cape, to establish what their needs are and how best to meet them. Please complete [...]
Autism Western Cape provides post-diagnosis support, counselling, information and advisory services to parents of children with a recent diagnosis. Parents can call us on 021 6859581 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our support team empowers parents with the information they need to play a role in the early intervention and treatment of their child. [...]
Your support will make it possible for Autism Western Cape to continue providing our services to vulnerable children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder in South Africa. Whether you can spare your time, expertise or money; it all helps. We are in the process of activating a PayPal account to enable secure online donations. In [...]
Posted on 02 April 2013.
2 April 2013 is the sixth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Every year, autism organisations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. Autism Western Cape staff are fielding interviews from Radio, TV Print Media, our Director Janine Chester started her day at the crack of dawn with Ryan O Conner [...]
Posted on 01 April 2013.
This workshop covers: managing income, budgeting, grocery shopping and meal-planning. Strategies will be individualized to suit each participant’s skills and experience. The session takes place on 20 April 2013, 09:00-11:00 at On Spectrum. Please note that registration closes on 16 April 2013 and the cost is R350/session. Print or Share
Posted on 01 April 2013.
ICE-AID has produced autism-specific medical emergency silicone wristbands which are bright lime green, with white writing, which makes it very obvious to a person coming across someone who appears lost, or is putting themself in danger etc. The instruction on the band is simple “I AM AUTISTIC. TO HELP ME SMS (insert personal number) TO [...]
Posted on 18 May 2012.
Find out more about the therapy offered by Brain Harmonics, a neuro-feedback therapy which has been shown to have great results with autism. Neuro-feedback is described as the science of changing brainwaves by giving your brain real time feedback on the current state of your brain activity – information that can help you to train [...]