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
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
RSG podcasts

Amore Bekker, presenter on RSG, speaks to Prof Petrus de Vries in two podcasts. They cover the challenges parents and children experience during this time of COVID-19. They also explore alcohol misuse in parents and the impact on children. The podcasts are in Afrikaans.

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 08:45
World Autism Day

World Autism Day (2nd April 2020) puts the spotlight on the challenges that people with Autism and others living with Autism face every day. Here a selection of journal articles are presented by Emerald Publishing. These are free to access till 17th April, 2020.

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 08:30