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Volunteers help autism cause in the Western Cape

2016-07-18 22:08

Cards that can be arranged on cardboard to help autistic children with routines, through visual means. Volunteers helped Autism Western Cape to cut and laminate the cards. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)

Cards that can be arranged on cardboard to help autistic children with routines, through visual means. Volunteers helped Autism Western Cape to cut and laminate the cards. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)

Cape Town – Getting ready for the day and using the toilet are skills that most people never think twice about.Autistic children, on the other hand, don’t know what to expect in their day, may be anxious about their routine and might not be able to ask someone.

With this in mind, volunteers got their scissors out on Monday to help Autism Western Cape (AWC) create visual schedules that children could use for routines at home, school and in the bathroom

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