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
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
TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric disorders

In a Podcast by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, host Dan Klein talks to Department of Psychiatry and Mental Healths Professor Petrus de Vries. They discuss tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)-associated neuropsychiatric disorders, otherwise known as TAND.

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 16:00
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
Invitation to ESDM workshop

You are invited to attend a one-day Introductory Workshop on the Early Start Denver Model Workshop (ESDM), an early intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Bloemfontein.

Publication Date:
Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 13:15