Arthur’s Dream Autism Trust (ADAT)

Arthur’s Dream Autism Trust
  • 0725626718

  • info@adatfoundation.org

  • Nairobi Kenya

  • Kenya

  • 08:00 - 17:00

  • Monday to Friday

WHO WE ARE

ABOUT US

Arthur’s Dream Autism Trust (ADAT FOUNDATION) exists to provide solutions for families of autistic children and adults in Kenya, Sierra Leone and Liberia and with the aim of extending services Africa-wide. Our purpose is to aide parents in getting a timely diagnosis for their autistic children, connect with the right schools and establish a support mechanism for parents of children diagnosed with autism.
The inspiration behind the Foundation are the issues faced by Arthur, a 12-year-old autistic Kenyan boy.

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WHAT WE DO

OUR VIDEOS

Autism Awareness and Child Care (Part 1)
Autism Awareness and Child Care (Part 2)
My Autistic Daughter inspires me

AUTISM INITIATIVE

The general intent of this initiative is to support the growth, development and success of children with Autism with the ambassador, being Jayden Arthur Mathaga, a child with Autism. This initiative adopts a three-pronged approach and is hinged on the very intent of the Foundation

Our Agenda

Our agenda is built on the fact that there is substantial evidence that regardless of the severity of the child’s symptoms early intervention can alleviate the severity of some behaviour.

AUTISM FACTS IN KENYA

25000
Children with Autism In Nairobi
15
Autism private schools in Kenya
100000
Children with Disability Out of School

AUTISM: WHAT IS IT?

The Condition

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that is caused by differences in how the brain functions. People with Autism spectrum disorder may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in different ways.

Symptoms

Symptoms of autism vary widely. Since symptoms of autism vary widely, it is often referred to as a spectrum disorder, The term spectrum in ASD means that each person can be affected in different ways, and symptoms can range from mild to severe.

Characteristics

ASD is characterised by impairments in three areas of development and functioning. These areas, referred to as the triad of impairments include; social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and restricted and repetitive interests, behaviour, and routines.

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