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: email@example.com register: www.panafricancongressonautism.org
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.
Our first day program for individuals with autism and other special needs, opened in Bo, Sierra Leone on May 14th, 2018. The students range in age from 7 to 19 years old. Junior and I returned to the United States from Sierra Leone yesterday. We opened a day program for individuals with developmental disorders andContinue reading “May 14th, 2018”
We had a visit from the Ministry of Social Welfare, and we met all the criteria for certification. Junior’s Place of Hope at your service. 😀
Pics and post to follow. 😊😊😊
Plans are under way for opening of JPOH in Bo, Sierra Leone. Had meeting with parents to explain about our program, services we will be providing and what we expect from the parents. Measurements were taken for student uniforms.
Junior loves to travel to Freetown where he can have long rides into the city and go shopping. He also love to relax at home.
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. 🙌