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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Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Challenges and opportunities of implementation

A new book chapter, entitled 'Challenges and opportunities of implementing early interventions for autism spectrum disorders in resource-limited settings: A South African example' has been written by the African Autism Treatment Network team.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 09:00
Global Burden of Childhood Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability, and Sensory Impairments

A recent open access article in Peidatrics by a number of eminent authors from around the world is entitled 'Global Burden of Childhood Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability, and Sensory Impairments'. They sought to update the most widely reported estimate of 93 million children < 15 years with disabilities from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2004.

Publication Date:
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 11:15
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