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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.
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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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Thursday, 25 April 2019
Global TSC project receives funding award

Prof de Vries andi his global team has just been awarded substantial funding for the TANDem Project (Epowering Families through Technology: a mobile–health  project to reduce the TAND identification and treatment gap).

Publication Date:
Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 14:15
April is World Autism Awareness Month

2 Aril is World Autism Awareness Day and April is World Autism Awareness Month. This is a special day and month set aside when Member States of the United Nations are encouraged to take active measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 21:30
The 2nd International Meeting on the World Health Organisation's Caregiver Skills Training Programme

Dr Liezl Schlebusch and Ms Sandy Klopper (director of Autism South Africa) attended the 2nd International Technical Consultation and Coordination Meeting on the World Health Organisation's Caregiver Skills Training Programme for families of children with developmental disabilities.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 12:30
DiamonD Families Stakeholder Workshops

Two stakeholder workshops (one in the North West Province and one in Gauteng) were recently held as part of the DiamonD Families Study, which is a partnered venture between the Centre for Autism Research in Africa, the National Department of Social Development, and Autism South Africa.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 12:15

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