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”
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. 😊😊😊
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”
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. 🙌
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”