New CARA Publications
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is considered a global public health concern, yet little is known about ASD in sub-Saharan Africa. Read some of the key publications by members of CARA under our publications section.
The Centre for Autism Research in Africa (CARA) is an interdisciplinary clinical research programme based in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town.
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Sunday, 17 November 2019
8th International forum, Moscow - 'every child deserves a family'

This years 8th International forum was hosted in Moscow by the Naked Heart Foundation. Dr Liezl Schlebusch, from the Centre for Autism Research in Africa at UCT was one of the invited international speakers.

Publication Date:
Sun, 27 Oct 2019 - 14:15
TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric disorders

In a Podcast by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, host Dan Klein talks to Department of Psychiatry and Mental Healths Professor Petrus de Vries. They discuss tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)-associated neuropsychiatric disorders, otherwise known as TAND.

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 16:00
Invitation to ESDM workshop

You are invited to attend a one-day Introductory Workshop on the Early Start Denver Model Workshop (ESDM), an early intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Bloemfontein.

Publication Date:
Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 13:15
CARA researchers shine at the South African Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals Conference in Johannesburg, May 2019

The majority of CARA members were involved in the recent South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals (SA-ACAPAP) biennial congress held in Johannesburg in May 2019. The congress theme of ‘sustaining development’ along with many renowned international and local speakers allowed for a range of topics to be covered, including stimulating keynote addresses on planning the future of child and adolescent psychiatry as well as the role of child rights in Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 11:30