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, 26 February 2020
Autism in Africa: Researchers and Disability Activists Meet in Ethiopia

African researchers and disability activists met for three days in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to talk about ‘advocacy-driven research’ and ‘research-informed advocacy’, focussing on autism and other developmental disabilities.

Publication Date:
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 07:30
The ESDM team: We did it!

The first ever Early Start Denver Model training took place in Africa. Dr Nokuthula Shabalala, a trainer on the course, reports back.

Publication Date:
Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 07:30
10th Child Health Priorities Conference in Potchefstroom

The 10th Child Health Priorities Conference took place at the North West University in Potchefstroom. Dr Precious Motsepe – doctor, public health professional and First Lady of South Africa opened the event.

Publication Date:
Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 15:45
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