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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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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Focusing on Inclusion and Celebrating Neurodiversity on World Autism Awareness Day 2016

  Autism occurs in both sexes and all races. It is part of the human experience and contributes to the tapestry of human diversity. This year, the United Nations challenges us to celebrate neurodiversity and to ensure that people with Read More …

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The Black Face of Autism

The conversation continued today on CHUO 89.1 FM, a radio station based in Ottawa, Canada. I was honoured to be a guest on their program, Black on Black, to discuss World Autism Awareness Day. We talked about the widespread lack Read More …

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