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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Monday, 21 January 2019
Prof de Vries elected as a Fellow of the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR)

Professor Petrus de Vries, head of CARA, was recently elected as a Fellow of the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR).

Publication Date:
Wed, 23 May 2018 - 17:45
CARA receives INSAR Cultural Diversity Research Award!

CARA just named as the recipient of the INSAR 2018 Cultural Diversity Research Award!

Publication Date:
Thu, 03 May 2018 - 20:15
Autism research in Africa

A new blog entitled Autism research in Africa was recently published in the open access journal Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics. The blog was written by CARA members Prof Petrus de Vries and Josh Yeatman. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 09:15
United States Consular General and CARA host Autism Awareness Event at the American Corner in Cape Town

To celebrate Autism Awareness Month, the US Consulate in Cape Town and CARA partnered together to host a special film screening and discussion about Oscar nominated documentary, Life, Animated. The film is an inspiring story about a young man with autism and his lifelong love of Disney movies which allows him to process the world and in turn learn to communicate. It depicts his and his family's journey from early childhood to adulthood.

Publication Date:
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 11:45