Experts in the field of autism have called for an end to discrimination and stigmatisation of individuals with autism. They made the charge at the post-humous birthday lecture in honour of the late Gabriel Olabode Ojo, sponsored by Gabriel Olabode Ayo Foundation (GOAF), yesterday, in Lagos.
Last Sunday, the wonder kid, Kanyeyachukwu Tagbo-Okeke, successfully ended his visual art exhibition with the title, 'No Child Left Behind'. The exhibition which took place at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, was well attended by both dignitaries and art enthusiasts. 'No Child Left Behind' exhibition had paintings that took its viewers into a beautiful and colourful…
World Autism Day: Puresouls Learning Foundation, Terra Kulture host art exhibition for children with ASDs
Puresouls Learning Foundation has announced that it will be partnering with Terra Kulture, Lagos, to host the third edition of its annual Autism Day art exhibition. The exhibition is part of events to commemorate World Autism Day 2023 and will open on April 2, 2023, at Terra Kulture, Lagos, and run for a week. The…
13 Oct 2022
Scientists have successfully implanted and integrated human brain cells into newborn rats, creating a new way to study complex psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and autism, and perhaps eventually test treatments.
1 Sep 2022
A hit Netflix K-drama about a high-functioning autistic lawyer is prompting soul-searching in South Korea, where some on the spectrum say they can feel invisible.
30 Jul 2022
Osezusi Bolodeoku, a certified Special Educational Needs expert and Advanced Certified Autism Specialist is the founder/CEO of FOS Creative Arts Studio, an inclusive creative...
4 Dec 2021
I had a normal childhood. Born into a Christian home and an academic environment, I was always the caregiver for babies in my compound and parents felt safe leaving their kids with me.
26 Jul 2021
The 11th edition of the Guaranty Trust Annual Conference on Autism will be held on August 3 to 4, 2021 in Lagos.
10 Jul 2021
We can’t downplay the role of advocates who care for special needs kids in society, especially ours where these “Angels” are often stigmatised based on the socio-cultural perception of kids living with Autism
24 Apr 2021
Director of Bentoluene International Health Concept, Ogunleye Tolulope, has said that grouping of stem cell transplant, therapy, and educational intervention can significantly help children
27 Mar 2021
Growing up was a bit challenging, but I grew up in a family full of love; both my parents are quite loving and amazing people. My mum is the disciplinarian of the house, while my dad condones me a lot; people will say it’s because we look alike.
22 Jul 2020
For the past 10 years, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been at the forefront of the advocacy for people living with autism. The Bank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative has also become a major rallying point for driving awareness about Autism, campaigning against the social stigma associated with developmental disorders and helping people with autism live a full and productive life.