Our Mission

Autism Eastern Cape  aims to give information and support to families living with autism. It is a registered non-profit organisation and has an NPO number.

We aim to assist with the education, training and welfare of people with autism spectrum disorders.


Understanding Autism

Autism is not uncommon: it is estimated that nearly 1 in 68 children born today may be diagnosed with ASD (statistic from CDC, Atlanta, 2014). Autism is around 4 times more likely to be diagnosed in boys than girls.

More about autism

You Can Help 

You can make a difference to the life of someone with autism. If you have a little time to share or you are able to assist financially – let us know how we can work together to be part of the solution. Thank you!

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Hands On Autism course in PE

Autism South Africa running Hands On course at Quest Autism South Africa is offering Hands On Autism training at Quest School for Autistic Learners in Port Elizabeth from Wednesday to Friday, November 14 to 16.

Asperger syndrome and relationships talk

The workshop at PE Mental Health with Ross Landy and Gillian McAinsh at the right Talk at PE Mental Health Autism Eastern Cape committee members gave a talk at PE Mental Health on

Be a superhero on Casual Day

You can be a superhero  on Casual Day on Friday, 7 September 2018. Simply buy a sticker from Autism Eastern Cape, or one of the participating NGOs which are selling the stickers, for R10 and

“It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential,” – Hans Asperger