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Research on autism in Africa is unfortunately severely limited. CHIP International's autism awareness projects include encouraging and publicizing published, substantive research on various aspects of autism in Africa. 


Gaps on Autism care in Tanzania

K.P. Manji and M.N. Hogan, Tanzania Medical Journal


Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Africa: Need for Shifting Research and Public Health Focus​

Dr. Mashudat A. Bello-Mojeed, Dr. Muideen Owolabi Bakare and Dr. Kerim Munir​


Autism Spectrum Disorders in Africa​

Dr. Muideen Owolabi Bakare and Dr. Kerim Munir​


AUTISM AND SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCE CENTERS IN AFRICA

SOUTHERN AFRICA contd.


Parents of Autistic Children Kwazulu Natal (P.A.C.K.)

P.O. Box 535
New Germany. 3620 South Africa
p. 27 31 701 0355
f. 27 31 701 7830
nphuntpp@kaymac.co.za


Society for Children and Adults with Autism (Johannesburg)

P.O. Box 84611
Greenside 2034
South Africa
p. 27 11 726 2445
f. 2711 726 7901
keyschool@iafrica.com

The Academy for Adults with Autism
​4 Mistral Close
LAKESIDE 7945
Cape Town, South Africa
www.adultswithautism.org.za

The Key School for Specialised Education (Autism)
7 Rhodes Avenue
Parktown 2193
Johannesburg South Africa
p. 27 0 11 726 2445
f. 27 0 11 726 7901
keyschool@iafrica.com ​
www.thekeyschool.org


SWAZILAND

​Ministry of Health in Swaziland
Principle Secretary and Social Welfare P.O. Box 5 Mbabane Swaziland
p. 68 404 2431
f. 68 404 2093


ZAMBIA

Ministry of Health Zambia
Lusaka, Zambia
p. 2601 227 745/228 385
f. 2601 223 435


NORTH AFRICA


ALGERIA

NIDAA Association of Autistic Children 
Republic Avenue Merouana
Postal Code: 05300
Wilaya de Batna
Algeria
Phone: 00213773213099
Email: tamino70tr@yahoo.fr


EGYPT

Autistic Friendly Community
​info@autisticfc.co.cc
http://autisticfc.blogspot.com/p/about-us.html


The ADVANCE Center (Learning Resource Center)
34 Al-Nadi Al-Gadeed St.
New Maadi (Opposite New Maadi Telephones) 

Cairo 11434
Egypt
p. 2025193721; 2025193723
f. 2025203110
www.lrcegypt.com/autism.html


The ADVANCE Society 34
Al-Nadi Al-Gadeed St.
New Maadi, Cairo 11435
Egypt
p. 2025193721; 5193723
f. 2025203110
helali@lrcegypt.com
www.advance-society.org


The Egyptian Autistic Society
7 Naguib Mahfouz st.
New Nirco, Maadi Cairo
Egypt
p. 202 5216960; 202 2177766
f. 202 519 7055
info@autismegypt.com

http://egyptautism.com/


MOROCCO

Association Des Parents Et Amis D'Enfants 
​Inadaptes
68 Rue du Neuf, Avril, Maarif, Casablanca Maroc
p. 212 25 81 43/25 57 11
f. 212 2 25 57 11
autisme@iam.net.ma


Collective Autism Morocco
5 Avenue Al Fadila, IQ (Almost SNTL)
Rabat MOROCCO
Tel: 0537282857 0808579888 - 0661078003

www.collectifautisme.ma

http://collectifautismemaroc.blogspot.com/

Email: collectifautisme.maroc@gmail.com   ​










WEST AFRICAcontd.


​Ecole Reine Fabiola

Sotrac Mermoz Dakar
Dakar, Sénégal
221 33-860-89-90
221 33-860-89-90
​http://www.ecolefabiola.com


Coysdep
13 X void Bourguiba 
land front Dakar 
​Tel: 00221 33 864 13 58 
​cosydep@gmail.com
http://www.cosydep.org/


Special Olympics
Tél. : (221) 773325909
Email : sosenegaldirector@gmail.com
Tél. : (221) 775799907
Email : yama19toure@yahoo.fr


EAST AFRICA


BOTSWANA

Camphill Community Rankoromane Trust 

Camphill Rankoromane School 
​P.O. Box 2224 
​Gaborone Botswana
p. 267 323 038camphill.friends@iname.com

http://camphillbotswana.drupalgardens.com/

Motse Wa Badiri Camphill
P.O. Box 142 
Otse Botswana
p. 267 33 72 72f. 267 33 72 76mwb@info.bw

www.info.bw/~mwb/progdis.html


Dinaletsana Developmental Centre
Isang Close, Plot 449
Gaborone
BOTSWANA 
Tel: +267 3105105
Fax: +267 3105101
Email: dinaletsana@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/groups/dinaletsana.botswana ​


ETHIOPIA

Nehemiah Autism Center
P.O. Box 62944
Addis Ababa
tel: +251930012652
web: http://www.neh-autism.org 
email: nehemiah.center@yahoo.com


​Joy-Center for Children with Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
p. 251 11 320 6159/60 251 911 210535   Joy4autism@yahoo.com


KENYA

Autism Foundation of Kenya and Autism Resource 
​Centre
​P.O. Box 288-00502 Karen Nairobi Kenya
p. 254 20 882650
f. 254 20 883783

Autism Center Of Kenya
p. 0734575504 0704308368
info@autismcenterkenya.or.ke
​http://www.autismcenterkenya.or.ke/

Autism Society of Kenya
PO 1762-00200 Suraj Plaza Ngara 
​Basement 1 Limuru Rd. Nairobi Kenya
p. 254 0 20 3742582/3742603
http://www.autismkenya.org/programs.html
​kenyaautism@yahoo.com

National Autistic Center - Kenya NAC-K
​Acorn Special Tutorials 417 Gitanga 
​PO Box 21436 00505 
Nairobi Kenya
p. 254 020 3864436/7 0733 785 
234acorn@clubinternetk.com

Special Education Professionals

c/o Gertrude's Children's Hospital 
​P.O. Box 42325 Nairobi - 00100 Kenya
p. 254 02 3763474 Ext 322 
​SEP_professionals@yahoo.com
​www.sepkenya.com


TANZANIA

National Association for Care of Autistics (NACA)
Dept. of Psychiatry Muhimbili Medical Centre
P.O. Box 65293
Dar es Salaam Tanzania
p. 255 51 43209
​bmutag@udsm.ac.tz


UGANDA
The Komo Centre for Understanding Autism 

Plot 5 George Lwanga Close 

Lunnyo Entebbe

P.O Box 422 

Entebbe, Uganda

tel: +256-41-372-844

mobile: +256-782-088031 

http://www.komocentre.org/

email: info@komocentre.org ​


SOUTHERN AFRICA


NAMIBIA

Autism Namibia
P.O. Box 5043
​Windhoek Namibia
p. 264 61 224 562
f. 264 61 228 255
petaut@africaonline.com.na
www.autism-namibia.org


SOUTH AFRICA

Association for Autism (Pretoria)
P.O. Box 35182
Menlo Park.0102 South Africa
p. 27 12 46 6539
f. 27 12 46 6324
autism@mweb.co.za


Autism South Africa

The Memorial Institute of Child Health 

& Development Gate
13. Cnr Joubert Street Ext and Empire Road
​Braamfontein. 2001
PO Box 84209
​Greenside. 2034 South Africa
p. 27 11 484 9909 
f. 27 11 484 3171

info@autismsouthafrica.org
www.autismsouthafrica.org


Autism Western Cape

P.O Box 60375
​Tableview, 7439
Cape Town South Africa
p. 27 21 557 3573
​f. 27 21 557 3573
julie@autismwesterncape.org.za
www.autismwesterncape.org.za


Action in Autism
94 Keal Road 
Sydenham, DurbanKwa Zulu Natal
P.O. Box 30210 
Mayville
South Africa

​http://www.actioninautism.org.za/

info@actioninautism.org.za
p. 031 2074858

WEST AFRICA


COTE D' IVOIRE

Autism Community in Africa-Cote d’Ivoire
Email: http://autismcommunityofafrica.org

Tel.  443-718-1824 (US)


GHANA

New Horizon Special School
P.O. Box 01084
Osu, Accra Ghana 
Tel (+233) (0) 21 772878
​Fax: (+233) (0) 21 772878 
nhorizongh@gmail.com
www.newhorizon-school-gh.com


Autism Awareness Care and Training (AACT)
​P. O. Box OS-3043
​Osu, Accra Ghana 
p. 233 21 224729
f. 233 0 21 762 619
aact@ghana.com
​www.aact.org.gh


MultiKids Academy

Number M3, (Near America House), Ajringano Road, 
New Otinshie, East Legon,Greater Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233 (0)202966871 
Email: info@multikidsgh.com 

​Haven International Center for
​Special Education​

Tel: 011 233 242649617
Email: info@haven-international.org

​http://mygoalautism.org/haven-project/


​Reyo-Paddock School
Near American House
East Legon Area
Accra, Ghana
​Tel. 233 205 387 561 (Ghana)

Tel. 44 7988 526 754/ 44 7886 388 589

hanotoo@hotmail.co.uk


HopeSetters Autism Center

Golden Age Youth Training Center, Community 7, Tema. Accra-Ghana.

Tel: +233-24-217-2405 / +233-20-984-5445
Email: info@hopesetters.org
www.hopesetters.org


Woodfield Manor

Adenta Municipality
Phone: 030 393 0832

​woodfieldmanor@aol.co.uk​http://www.creatingnewbeginnings.co.uk/woodfield-manor-school-gh

​​NIGER

Association Espoir Pour L'Autisme Au Niger
BP 11509 Niamey Niger


NIGERIA

Autism Associates

1 Bode Thomas St. off Bode Thomas Rd. Onipan, 
Lagos, Nigeria
p. 234 1 8506353;234 702 8193870;

234 803 9112839; 234 1 8506354

info@autismassociatesnigeria.org
​autismassociates@yahoo.co.uk

www.autismassociatesnigeria.org


Blazing Heart Autism Center

Plot 8, Road 112, Federal Housing Estate, Abuloma, 

Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria 

p.08038852183

f. 08051624291

blazingheartautism@gmail.com

www.blazingheartautism.org


Centre for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

(CADD Nigeria)

1 Chika Omo St. Off Nnebisi Rd. Asaba, 

Delta State Nigeria 

caddng@yahoo.com


National Society for Autism, Nigeria (NASAN)

27 Libreville St. Off Aminu Kano Crescent Wuse II, 

FCT Abuja Nigeria

info@societyforautismnigeria.org

www.societyforautismnigeria.org


Nigerian Autistic Society

P.O. Box 7173 

Wuse, Abuja Nigeria

p. 234 0 9 523 6670 


NWATU Autism Foundation

N0 4, Idowu Rufai St. Ago Palace Way Okota 

Lagos P.M.B 039 

Festac Town-Lagos Nigeria

p. 00234 18992331/00234  8058458995

autism4nigeria@yahoo.co.uk


OLG Health Foundation and Autism Centre

8 Faith Avenue Woji

Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria

p. 234 8030564409

chidi_izuwah@yahoo.co.uk 


The Start Right Centre

Surulere 

Lagos, Nigeria

www.autism-smile.co.uk/nigeria/


The Zamarr Institute 

LEA Nursery and Primary School

Patrick O. Bokkor Crescent (off Ebitu Ukiwe St.)

Abuja Nigeria

p.2.3480586498e+012

zamarrinstitute@gmail.com

www.thezamarrinstitute.org


SENEGAL

​Ministry of Health

Building Administratif Avenue

Leopold Sedar Senghor

Dakar, Senegal

p. 221 823 10 88
f. 221 822 26 90


Centre Aminata Mbaye

BP 17924 Dakar Liberté 
​Sénégal

​Tél. / Fax : (00221) 33 867 22 61 
E-mail : caminatambaye@gmail.com
M. Claude Sarr, Directeur 

Ph : (00 221) 77 562 07 99

http://www.asedeme.org/


Hopital Psychiatrique de Thiaroye

km 18, Route de Rufisque, 

Thiaroye, Senegal 
Tel: (221) 33 879 80 80