Autism In Africa : Life Saving Awareness : Whilst Implementing The United N...
The aims and objectives of this event are to : raise awareness of the challenges faced by children with autism in Africa; to enhance collaboration and cooperation between member states of the United Nations in order to sghare experiences and knowledge and raise awareness of autism in Africa; advocate for policies which move children with autism and disabilities from exclusion to inclusion and to improve the lies of people living with autism in Africa.
The expected outcomes are : to increase awareness; reduce negative opinions and stigmas; to strenghten capacities and to help with alloacation of financial support to provide proper diagnosis and early intervention treatments to children with autism in Africa .
Expected results : we look for implementable and sustainable solutions to the lack of information on autism in Africa.
It is imperative to raise awareness among healthcare providers, therapists , aprents and the general population, to the signs of autism and to the need to seek and provide services as soon as ossible so children will be diagnosed as early as possible.
Suggestion questions: How can we eradicate the adverse discrimination, abuse , stigma and isolation associated with autism in Africa ?
Is social media the answer to raising awareness of autism in Africa ?