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
COVID-19 Resources

There is an increasing amount of information available relating to coronavirus and COVID-19. In a socially responsive effort to provide credible, relevant and useful information a list of resources, articles and websites are provided below. They are broadly compiled into 3 groupings: 1) Managing mental health 2) Children, adolescents, and parenting (including Autism related) 3) Credible, updated information sources.

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 07:30
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