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UN calls for empowerment of women with autism

Autism Day

On World Autism Awareness Day, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has joined the global call to empower women and girls with autism and involve them and their advocates in policy and decision-making to address the challenges they face.“They face […] barriers to accessing education and employment on an equal footing with others, denial of their reproductive rights and the freedom ...

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Autism app to be launched today

An Autism aid app will be launched in Accra today, Friday, March 23, 2018 ahead of the World Autism day which will be held on April 2, 2018. Ahead of the launch, the autism ambassadors of Ghana led by Alice Mamaga Akosua Amoako organized an in-house autism awareness session for the Soronko Academy. The initiative to mark their new partnership and ...

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Akufo-Addo’s daughters join Glam Africa to support children with Autism

Three sisters, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Valerie Obaze, and Edwina Akufo-Addo, with diverse experiences and skills, have come together to put the spotlight on autism and support scores of children on the Spectrum, cared for at the Autism Awareness Care and Training Centre (AACT) in Accra.   Autism is a highly variable neurodevelopmental disorder, which usually affects children at the early stages ...

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AID GHANA donates to autistic children to mark Autism Awareness Month

A community empowerment group, AID Ghana, has made donations of various items including stationery, learning and teaching materials and toiletries to the Autism Awareness Care and Training (AACT), to mark this year’s Autism Awareness Month of April. Speaking at a brief ceremony to present the items, President of the group, Richmond Adu-Worae, called for more sensitization of the general public ...

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