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Creating Awareness on Autism, Improving Lives

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.

Our Impact

In Nigeria, IFA has been leading the cause for Autism awareness and advocacy. We have impacted the Autism community through awareness, assessment, inclusive health services, early childhood intervention, educational services, and capacity building for caregivers, parents, therapists, service providers & Rightsholder groups.

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Lives Impacted

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Capacity Building

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Community Support

Our Strategic Areas

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

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Health

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

Education

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

Advocacy & Awareness

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

Learning & Support

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

Featured Cause

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.

Events & Training

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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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.

Learn More about Autism,the early signs & Causes

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 behavio

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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;

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Gender-Based Violence Against Autistic Women in Africa

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

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