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Welcome to Ike Foundation for Autism

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.

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Resources

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.

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

We improve awareness, combat-readiness to HEAL Autism and facilitate collaboration through engaging media and user-friendly visual information repositories.

Training & Events

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.

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.
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