Raising Autism Awareness in African Countries

Autism awareness ribbon

Autism awareness in Zimbabwe, like in many African countries, is very low.  This is true not only amongst the general population but also amongst professionals who should be trusted to provide guidance to parents about their child’s development. When children Read More …

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Proud Special Needs Mama Moments in 2016

Dr Sazini- Canoes near a lake

Today, on this last day of 2016, I look back at the year that is just about to end. What a difference a year makes! I am filled with pride at the many things my two boys, who have autism Read More …

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5 Steps to Empowered Special Needs Parenting

sleeping-son

Very few things will ever change your life as profoundly as having a child with special needs. Nothing prepares you for it because everything you ever imagined about parenting becomes useless.   When my oldest son was diagnosed with autism, Read More …

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When judgement is quick and uninformed.

at-supermarket

I am always amazed when people are quick to pronounce a quick judgement on  something they know very little about. Why do people assume they know way more than they actually do? Who are these people anywhere, the ones who Read More …

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Autism in Africans

Crying Black woman

  I can still remember the man’s exact words: “how can I tell them, they wouldn’t understand”. They, were his brother and family members living elsewhere in Canada. What he couldn’t tell them was that his son had autism. I Read More …

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