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Our vision

IFA’s vision is to eliminate Autism stigma in Africa while providing expert services.

Our mission

To HEAL Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Africa and enable all persons living with ASD achieve their full potential and live productive lives

Our core values

Our core values are compassion, integrity, inclusiveness and acceptance.

About Us

Ike Foundation for Autism (IFA) is a non-profit and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to serving all persons living with Autism in Africa and supporting them to live productive and fulfilling lives, irrespective of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, income levels or gender.

At IFA, we focus more on Awareness, Assessment, Inclusive health services, Early childhood Intervention, Educational services & Capacity building for Care givers,Parents. Therapist, Service providers & Rightsholder group.

What we do

IFA aims to HEAL ASD through dedicated support services in Health, Education, Awareness and Advocacy, and Learning.

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Health Services

We have put in place a structure that makes assessment & diagnosis more accessible to persons who may be on the spectrum.

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Education Services

Autism does not have a cure but Early Intervention offers the best chance at a normal life. At IFA, we offer early childhood intervention

Awareness & Advocacy

Autism awareness in Africa is extremely low. A central aspect of IFA's work is to improve awareness around the condition in Africa.

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Learning & Support

Our physical and online libraries hold vast collections of scholarly and other information about autism spectrum disorder.

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What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or autism, is a broad term used to describe a group of neurodevelopmental conditions. Major characteristics of these conditions are seen in communication and social interaction. People with ASD often demonstrate restricted and repetitive interests or patterns of behavior.

HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED

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EVENTS & TRAINING

We are passionate about local capacity development. We combine up-to-date learning content with leading professionals to discuss Autism-related topics, provide more insights and train individuals.

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Sponsor

SPONSOR A CHILD

We run a flexible Autistic-child funding scheme that you can be part of, even with the most meagre funds. We welcome you to support and sponsor a child today for Early Intervention.

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SUPPORT OUR CAMPAIGNS

At IFA, we choose Empathy over prejudice. You can lend your voice to our campaign in our efforts to set a new trajectory for the lives of Autistic persons, helping them to become better integrated to society.

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EARLY INTERVENTION CENTRE

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

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E-LIBRARY

IFA is running the largest library and resource center dedicated to educating the public about the complexities of autism, creating awareness, improving know-how and reducing stigma.

LATEST NEWS,VIDEOS & BLOG

Five Ways To Cope With Parenting A Child With Autism

Just in case you are already getting overwhelmed with caring for your child/ward with Autism, or they just got diagnosed with ASD, not to worry, we have provided a few tips here to help you cope in difficult times.

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Niyi's Autism Diary

Most Autism stories are riddled with a litany of woes, and almost always leave the listener or reader more disheartened than inspired.

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Niyi's Autism Diary Part 2

The Olaitans, having ruled out the possibility of genetic causes from Niyi’s disorder, both agreed that there had to be a spiritual undertone to the situation; Niyi’s illness seemed mysterious and could not be put down to anything common or plausible;

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Our Partners

At IFA, we focus more on Awareness, Assessment, Inclusive health services, Early childhood Intervention, Educational services & Capacity building for Care givers,Parents. Therapist, Service providers & Rightsholder group..

CONTACT INFO

Plot 1580 Damaturu Crescent, AICL Office Suites 6 & 7, Garki II, Abuja.

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