Services

All of our services are free of charge to allow access for all.

  • Support and advisory services at Neuro-developmental Clinics
    • Post-diagnosis support, counselling, information, brochures and advice
    • Red Cross Children’s Hospital: Tuesday 8:30 – 12:00
    • Tygerberg Hospital: Thursday 8:30 – 12:00
    • Lentegeur Hospital: Mondays 8:30 – 12:00
  • Workshops:
    • “Diagnosis, What Now?” – Introduction to ASD
    • “Diagnosis, What Now?” – Behaviour Management
    • “Diagnosis, What Now?” – Therapy at Home
    • Sign Language
    • Behaviour and how to deal with it
    • Bullying and how to deal with it
    • Sensory issues and “picky” eaters
    • Toilet training
    • Home therapies
    • Active Kids (hyperactivity and throwing objects)
    • Alternative communication: PECS and Sign Language
    • ASD and social interaction
    • Improving Sleep
    • Autism and medication
    • Fun activities to do with your child
    • TEACCH for the classroom
    • Multisensory Teaching
    • Writing Individualised Education and Development Plans (IEDP’s)
    • Adults and Behaviour Management
    • Autism Cares (4-day course)
  • Monthly support group for new and existing parents:
    • Malmesbury
    • Ocean View
    • Congolese Group, all French speakers welcome
    • DuNoon
    • Zimbabwean Group – Mostly Shona speaking
    • Southern Suburbs
  • Monthly social groups
    • Asperger’s Adolescents
    • Adults on the Spectrum
  • Basic training and assistance to schools and centres
    • Involves training and education of teachers and support staff
  • Home visits
  • Counseling and play therapy training at our resource centre in Mowbray
  • Play therapy kits: given to parents who are then shown how to stimulate children at home
  • Email and telephonic support and counseling for all parents/educators/caregivers
  • Promotion of awareness of Autism
  • Lobbying for awareness and advocacy for Autism
  • Facebook
    • Events, workshops by AWC and other organisations, interesting articles