Thorntree House

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Experience Joys of Foster Care

Foster Child being creative

Foster Child being creative

As a foster parent, you will experience many challenges and some difficult days – but when you see the children in your foster care push through their own pain and… Continue reading

Transforming notions of autism

New Approach To Autism

Nirasha Dhaniram, far right, has taken her multi-disciplinary approach to her school for autism. Nirasha Dhaniram, far right, has taken her multi-disciplinary approach to her school for autism.

Neuroplasticity is at the heart of one… Continue reading

Walking for autism awareness

Autism Awareness Event

Caz Collins, Kathrin Magon and Sindhuja Jagunandan from Breakthrough Interventions will be among a group of 50 taking part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk.

STAFF, parents and children from Breakthrough Interventions will participate in… Continue reading

Gauteng rolling out schools for autistic children

New School For Autistic Children

Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Cornel van Heerden Cape Town – Gauteng has opened 18 new schools for children with autism, Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said on Thursday.

In addition, another… Continue reading

Mother, daughter on a trip to conquer autism

Melanie Cowpland and her 10-year-old daughter with Autism Sofia

Forty-three-year-old Melanie Cowpland and her 10-year-old daughter, Sofia, left their home in East London, England, on November 14, 2015 to raise awareness on autism across Africa. Sofia is autistic.

The… Continue reading

Cupcakes were sold for Autism at Cradlestone Mall on 29 April.

Current Mrs Commonwealth South Africa finalist, Lizelle Kachelhoffer was joined by her little helpers to not only appease those with a sweet tooth, but also educate them about… Continue reading

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