CADD is an acronym for the Centre for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. We are fully registered as a Non-Governmental Organization focusing on autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. We aim to encourage early intervention for individuals with autism and those who may be at risk of the condition. At CADD we are committed to raising awareness about autism as well as building and enhancing access to support services needed by individuals living with the condition, their families as well as professionals working with them.

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  • About Autism
    ASD stands for Autism Spectrum Disorder and can sometimes be referred to as Autistic Spectrum Disorder. In this text Autism and ASD mean the same. ASDs are any developmental disabilities that have been caused by a brain abnormality. A person with an ASD typically has difficulty with social and communication skills.
  • Lagos walk for Autism 2014
    Autism is known as a complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism presents itself during the first three years of a person's life. The condition is the result of a neurological disorder that has an effect on normal brain function, affecting development of the person's communication and social interaction skills.
  • About Autism
    A person with autism usually finds sudden loud noises unpleasant and quite shocking. The same can happen with some smells and sudden changes in the intensity of lighting and ambient temperature.