A New National Education Diagnostic and Assessment Centre to Open in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Federal Government has begun construction on the new National Education Diagnostic and Assessment Centre in Abuja, Nigeria. The Centre will be used for the early referral and identification of children with special needs including children on the autistic spectrum. This was announced on the occasion to mark the 2013 autism awareness creation and international […]

Autism advocates struggle to help less fortunate individuals with autism in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria — Two very driven women have been striving hard to extend as much help as they can to individuals with autism in Nigeria. Comprehensive Autism and related Disabilities Education and Training (CADET) Academy Executive Director Lola Aneke and Our Lady of Guadalupe Health Foundation and Autism Center Clinical Director Dr. Doris Izuvah have […]

Nigeria: President of Women Arise Urges to Pass Autism Bill Now

Nigeria – The Autism, Down Syndrome and Other Developmental Disabilities Bill was sponsored by Mr Jerry Alagbaoso in the wake of awareness campaigns on autism in 2011. The Star Online reports that the President of Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, said that the bill which has had its second reading and has been assigned to […]