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!

How you can help
Get in touch with us


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

Volunteer for Ironman on April 15

Would you like a front row seat to watch the super-athletes in Ironman on Sunday, April 15? If so, please join our team of volunteers from Autism Eastern Cape who marshal on Sunday afternoon of

Saying goodbye to Teresa

Today was the last day at work for Autism Eastern Cape's office administrator Teresa Matthews, who has been with the association for close to three years. We are sorry to say "goodbye" to Teresa, who

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