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Twelve Tips For Autism

While many happily anticipate the coming holiday season, families of people on the autism spectrum also understand the special challenges that may occur when schedules are disrupted and routines broken.

A new perspective on being thankful after raising a child with autism

Her youngest daughter was diagnosed with autism in late 2015 at three years old....

Preventing Wandering: Resources for Parents and First Responders

A 2012 study confirmed what many parents know well: Wandering by children with autism is common.......

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability, typically appearing during childhood and affecting a person's ability to communicate and interact with others.

The characteristic behaviors of autism spectrum disorder may be apparent in infancy (18 to 24 months), but they usually become clearer during early childhood (24 months to 6 years).

For more infomation visite: signs and symptoms

When parents or support providers become concerned that their child is not following a typical developmental course, they turn to experts, including psychologists, educators and medical professionals, for a diagnosis.

For more infomation visite: Diagnosis

What distinguishes Asperger’s Disorder from classic autism are its less severe symptoms and the absence of language delays. Children with Asperger’s Disorder may be only mildly affected, and they frequently have good language and cognitive skills. To the untrained observer, a child with Asperger’s Disorder may just seem like a neurotypical child behaving differently.

For more infomation visite: Asperger’s syndrome

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ADVOCACY AND AWARENESS

IFA is collaborating with other agencies to create Autism Awareness and advocate for Autism courses in Nigeria through Seminars and........

CAPACITY BUILDING

Capacity building is a package of mutually reinforcing activities which strengthen the knowledge, abilities, skills and behaviour of individuals.

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Established an Autism Assessment Centre. 

IFA has set up and is running the first Public Private Partnership (PPP) Autism Assessment Centre of its kind in Nigeria.....

EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM

Autism intervention is a costly process with a range of specialized services and professionals involved in the care and education of the child.

Autism News

Ike foundation for autism is motivated to provide latest and fact finding information about Autism around the world, we provide you with information and research on Autism.


Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder (SCD) as a new addition to the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5).

You’re not alone in being confused about this diagnosis. Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder (SCD) is, indeed, a new addition to the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5). The American Psychiatric Association published this new edition of its diagnostic manual in May 2013. It provides healthcare providers with new guidelines for diagnosing mental and behavioral condition. Read more

CDC increases estimate of autism’s prevalence by 15 percent, to 1 in 59 children in United State

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released its biennial update of autism’s estimated prevalence among the children in United State, based on an analysis of 2014 medical records and, where available, educational records of 8-year-old children from 11 monitoring sites across the United States. Read more

Brain Study Finds Evidence that Autism Involves Too Many Synapses

In examining brain tissue affected by autism, researchers found that brain cell connections, or synapses, did not undergo normal pruning during childhood and adolescence. The image on the left shows a brain cell from a person affected by autism. It has more-abundant synapses (at each spine) than those on a brain cell from someone unaffected by autism (right). Image credit: Guomei Tang and Mark Sonders/Columbia University Medical Center. Read more

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Launching of Ike Foundation For Autism At United State of America 30 June 2018 

Training of Teachers and Parent by Ike Foundation For Autiism in association with OxFam/Voice

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