Globally 1 in 88 children are affected by autism. Children with autism are very often stigmatised especially those living in disadvantaged areas where there is a severe lack of understanding.  There is a shortage of resources catering for autism in the Western Cape and South Africa as a whole with the result that there is a waiting list of 2 – 5 years for these children to be able to attend autism specific educational institutions.  Too many children are sitting at home unable to access the support and intervention they need to progress.  Our services aim at addressing this epidemic. 

The cost for early intervention, which is greatly needed, is often expensive and thus inaccessible to most families who desperately need it.  One of our projects is to train carers and caregivers in early intervention so that they are equipped and empowered to provide this much needed intervention themselves.  Therefore, improving the quality of life of the child and the family as a whole.

 

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    Theunis Fourie

    R800 raised

2 Fundraiser projects

Donations

  1. Monique Parkin

    27 November

    R200
  2. Monique Parkin

    25 October

    R200
  3. Monique Parkin

    27 September

    R200
22 Donations

Fundraiser projects

2 Fundraiser projects

Autism - Different not Less

By Theunis Fourie

Hi! I need your help. I’m raising money for Autism Western Cape, who do great work for a cause th...

1% Completed
R800 raised
R250,000 Target
140 DAYS

Give Autistic children a chance

By Anameca Pietersen

This fundraiser is all about creating awareness and also raising funds to assist with schooling f...

0% Completed
R0 raised
R100,000 Target
19 DAYS