The Education and Training Hub for Autism Needs (ETHAN) is a non-profit company with the mission of educating and empowering parents, caregivers and individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders (autism).

It is spearheaded by parents and grandparents who have dealt first hand with the challenges associated with having a child with an autism spectrum disorder. The struggle of getting a diagnosis, finding a school or interventions suited to your child’s specific needs, and navigating through various developmental specialists. We understand the frustration and loneliness of dealing with a child that is different. We want to make the journey easier for others.  To date; we have run various successful training programmes and have other projects to the tune of R240 000.00 that are just waiting to be implemented.  These include: setting up a local autism diagnostic team, autism specific training for families and professionals, autism awareness campaigns and respite care for families. We need your help to make a difference.

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Facts About Autism

  • There is no medical detection or cure for autism, but early diagnosis and intervention improve outcomes
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