Statistics/Facts

  • Children with Autism require specialised/individualised schooling and care.
  • One out of 88 children in South Africa and 1 out of 68 children worldwide is currently diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Only 1% of these children end up in an Autism Specific School.
  • The diagnoses are increasing by 500% per year.
  • There are 4 times more boys/men than girls/women with Autism.
  • Autism is independent of race, culture, standard of living.
  • The cause of Autism is still widely debated.
  • Caring for individuals with autism is very expensive.