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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Street collection on 19 November

  Autism Eastern Cape is holding its annual street collection from 9am to 1pm on Saturday, 19 November at shopping centres in and around Port Elizabeth. We'd love to get as many feet on the

Casual Day pictures 2016

Compsol played ball on Casual Day on September 2 and really got into the spirit of the day. Autism Eastern Cape says a big thank you to the staff at Compsol,

Casual Day action

Megan Minnaar of Ricochet Publishing supported Casual Day for Autism Eastern Cape Friends and supporters across the city made a plan to "Up Your Game" for Casual Day by buying a sticker to

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