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  • Organisation

     

    The Ike Foundation for Autism (IFA) is a non-profit NGO established in 2008 with the vision to eliminate autism stigma while providing services. Their mission is to enable all persons living within the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)to achieve their full potential and lead productive lives. IFA is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria and have affiliations with reputable organisations such as AutismSpeaks USA. IFA also partners with the Federal Ministry of Health; Universal Basic Education Commission; Federal Bureau of Statistics; Federal Capital Territory Administration; National Planning Commission; and AfriHUB ICT Solutions for Africa. IFA is managed by the Board, while the day to day operation is handled by a team of dedicated staff, headed by the Director.
    • Organisation

       

      The Ike Foundation for Autism (IFA) is a non-profit NGO established in 2008 with the vision to eliminate autism stigma while providing services. Their mission is to enable all persons living within the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)to achieve their full potential and lead productive lives. IFA is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria and have affiliations with reputable organisations such as AutismSpeaks USA. IFA also partners with the Federal Ministry of Health; Universal Basic Education Commission; Federal Bureau of Statistics; Federal Capital Territory Administration; National Planning Commission; and AfriHUB ICT Solutions for Africa. IFA is managed by the Board, while the day to day operation is handled by a team of dedicated staff, headed by the Director.
    • Project

      The IFA Capacity Building for Parents and Caregivers of kids with autism is a special programme designed to increase understanding and acceptance of persons living with autism; increase early childhood screening and intervention, raise autism awareness, and ensure access to reliable information and services for children with autism. It is a practical training programme to foster the social and communication skills of parents and caregivers providing services to children with autism and other developmental challenges. Also targeted at training capacity building for special needs teachers to effectively impart knowledge to children with autism and other developmental disabilities and make them available to access knowledge.

      The programme seeks to empower 50 parents who have children on the autism spectrum with coping mechanisms by leveraging on the existing IFA Parents Support Network to identify such parents that are in need. The programme also serves in uniting parents to advocate for the rights of their children to basic education and healthcare. In addition,50 special needs teachers are trained to enhance their capacity for handling children with autism and other neuro-developmental disorders.

  • Project

    The IFA Capacity Building for Parents and Caregivers of kids with autism is a special programme designed to increase understanding and acceptance of persons living with autism; increase early childhood screening and intervention, raise autism awareness, and ensure access to reliable information and services for children with autism. It is a practical training programme to foster the social and communication skills of parents and caregivers providing services to children with autism and other developmental challenges. Also targeted at training capacity building for special needs teachers to effectively impart knowledge to children with autism and other developmental disabilities and make them available to access knowledge.

    The programme seeks to empower 50 parents who have children on the autism spectrum with coping mechanisms by leveraging on the existing IFA Parents Support Network to identify such parents that are in need. The programme also serves in uniting parents to advocate for the rights of their children to basic education and healthcare. In addition,50 special needs teachers are trained to enhance their capacity for handling children with autism and other neuro-developmental disorders.

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