"a better life for adults with autism"


The Academy aims to establish much-needed community based facilities and services for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from age 18 years and older.

What is Autism?

Deborah Stodel – BSc Log (UCT), MS (Columbia University)
Speech Therapist & Audiologist
“Intervention, parent support, knowledge and understanding can improve the quality of
life for all people with autism and their families”
Judy Bentley – MBChB (UCT)(1993), FCPsych(SA)(2006),
“Workshops, appropriate care facilities, residential facilities, respite care facilities – all of
these are desperately needed to maintain the gains made in childhood and preserve
the family relationships that we all need to lead fulfilled lives.”