Support Group Meeting

Next Support Group Meeting: Saturday 17 September

Venue: George Campbell School Hall

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Topic: Introducing AAC into your home

Speaker: Jocelyn Mngomezulu, OT and expert in Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Bring a plate to share

RSVP: 0312074858

High Tea Fundraiser

To commemorate Women's Month, Action in Autism will be holding a High Tea Fundraiser on Saturday 13 August at the George Campbell School Hall from 2pm to 5pm. Come and join the Mad Hatter Tea Party, with delicious treats, goodie bags and a prize for the best hat. Tickets cost R150, and the event is free to single moms, and those mothers who have more than on child on the Autism spectrum. More details and an invitation to follow later this week.

If anyone would like to sponsor a single mom, or donate a cake for the event, please let us know.

To book your place at the High Tea event of the year, please call Nkanyiso on 0312074858, or reply to this email.



Skills Transference Workshop

Our first Skills Transference Workshop for the year will be held on 13 and 14 May 2016. This is an opportunity for parents, care-givers and professionals to engage with practical, hands-on strategies and techniques for communication that can be implemented in daily situations at school and home. The workshop will be held at King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban, and costs R850 inclusive of notes and light refreshments. Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a registration form to attend this workshop.

Support Group Meeting 13 Feb

 The first Support Group Meeting for 2016 is to be held on Saturday 13 February from 2pm to 4pm at the George Campbell School Hall. Guest speaker Nombulelo Yeni, Deputy Chief Educational Specialist and Special Needs expert in the Department of Education, will address the topic Understanding Inclusive Education: Transformation in Special Needs Schools. What does this mean for my child? Please diarise - we would love to see your there! For more information or to RSVP, please call 031 207 4858, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Support Group Meeting 14 November 2015

A reminder about the Action in Autism Support Group Meeting tomorrow at 2pm to 4pm at the St Augustines Primary School Hall, John Zikhali Road, Durban (next to the Botanic Gardens). Head of Disability Services at the SAPS, Major Lekganyane, will address the meeting. Come along to add your contribution, experiences and thoughts on the public safety and security of our children. You are invited to bring a plate to share. RSVP on 031 207 4858. We would love to see you there!

Au'some Supermoms

August's Au'some Supermom's pamper day for moms, grannies, aunts, sisters and care-givers will take place on 22 August 2015 at 74 Keal Road, Sydenham, from 2pm to 4pm. Places are limited, so booking is essential. Call 031 207 4858.

Invitation to Raise Awareness for Autism

The United Nations declared 2 April World Autism Day. We invite you and your loved ones to join us in an effort to support the 290 000 People with Autism in South Africa as we lobby for more educational institutions and resources!!!

Read more: Invitation to Raise Awareness for Autism

Host a Primary Schools Autism Awareness Day in April

2 April 2013 has been declared World Autism Day. To commemorate this day Action in Autism have planned activities to raise awareness and support for people living with autism or autistic spectrum disorders.

Read more: Host a Primary Schools Autism Awareness Day in April

Action in Autism Multimedia Schools' Competition: My Life with Autism

UPDATE: The compitition deadline has been extended to 30 April 2013.

Are you aware of the rights of children with disability? Do you know that there are many children with autism sitting at home with no access to an education? We invite you to participate in this exciting multi media competition based on autism spectrum disorders.

Read more: Action in Autism Multimedia Schools' Competition: My Life with Autism

Vacancy for a Centre Manager

Action in Autism is a non-profit organisation (NPO). Its core work is to improve the quality of life for people with Autism and their caregivers by building partnerships between people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), their families and the community to provide information, services, learning and research.

Read more: Vacancy for a Centre Manager

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