IFA’s vision is to eliminate Autism stigma in Africa while providing expert services.
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.
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.
We have put in place a structure that makes assessment & diagnosis more accessible to persons who may be on the spectrum.
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.
Learning & Support
Our physical and online libraries hold vast collections of scholarly and other information about autism spectrum disorder.
Learn More about Autism,the early signs and Causes.
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
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.
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.Read More
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;Read More
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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