Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterised by social-interaction difficulties, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviours. However, symptoms and their severity vary widely across these three core areas.
Kaizora Consultants is the only centre in East Africa that provides internationally recognised and supervised ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) services for individuals on the autism spectrum along with other developmental disorders. Working with children of ages 2 to 16. They provide early intervention services and transition services to mainstream education. For students who don’t fall in this category, working on developing life skills to foster independence.
Our reporter Robert Namachanja spent time with them, and brings us this report.