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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Wednesday, 15 July 2020
COVID-19 and Autism Research

INSAR Board Members, David G. Amaral (Journal Editor) and Petrus J. de Vries along with 34 scientists and others from around the world have contributed to a Commentary in the INSAR Journal - Autism Research focused on COVID-19 and Autism Research.

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 08:00
The Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry supports International Tourette Awareness Day

Prof Petrus de Vries from the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at UCT, joined the ‘Kwela’ team on television for an awareness-raising programme about tics and Tourette’s.

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 14:45
5th National Autism and SA-ACAPAP Symposium

The Institute of Psychology & Wellbeing (North-West University) with ASA and the South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions will be hosting the 5th National Autism & SA-ACAPAP Symposium on the 25th - 27th June 2020.

Publication Date:
Wed, 13 May 2020 - 12:00
Autism in Africa and the time of COVID-19

Prof Petrus de Vries recently presented a lecture on Autism in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lecture was presented to staff at the Red Cross Children's Hospital and was recorded on Zoom.

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 May 2020 - 09:00