This past April, representatives from Junior’s Place of Hope (JPOH) were invited to attend the Pan-African Congress on Autism in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference took place from April 25th to April 27th. As Vice President, I was looking forward to learning more about new research in the field and to presenting the stellar work thatContinue reading “Pan African Congress on Autism 2019”
The Pan-African Congress on Autism (PACA) is a collaboration between organizations, professionals and advocates of persons with an autism diagnosis across the continent of Africa. We are happy to announce that we will be presenting at the conference next year, 2019. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org register: www.panafricancongressonautism.org
Our son Junior is loved just the way he is.
On May 17th, 2018, we held an autism awareness walk in Bo, Sierra Leone. We walked from Shell Mingo to Bo Kenema Highway, where the school is located. It was a big success! It was amazing to see so many members of the community come out and show their support.
Hello! We’re definitely overdue for an update. I’ve been in Sierra Leone for about a month now and I’m so pleased with the way things are moving along. We were fortunate to take part in the Kick Stigma Out of Autism event last month, which was a collaboration with the Sierra Leone Autistic Society andContinue reading “JPOH Sierra Leone”
In support of Junior, and all those with autism, our family here in the United States and Sierra Leone, are wearing blue to bring awareness to autism. 🙌
As a mom with a son with autism, I would like to thank all those around the globe, who are working tirelessly to bring awareness and support to individuals with autism.
Early detection is always best. I consistently try to convince the African immigrants I meet residing in the United States, that early intervention is the best we can do for our children. Many people in Africa are still not convinced that autism is a neurological disorder. Some believe it may stem from supernatural causes. Dr.Continue reading “Africans & Autism”
A day to mourn and remember those with disabilities who are killed by their family members or caregivers.