Frequently Asked Questions
Autism is a neurological disorder, whereby children on the spectrum face various challenges with social interaction, communication and language, sensory regulation and repetitive and restricted behaviour, which are referred to as the “4 quadrants”.
The spectrum varies from low functioning to high functioning.
We are open weekdays from 06h30 to 17h30.
At Autism Connect we utilise an independent service provider who is contracted to Autism Connect. Upon enquiry the details will be submitted.
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Please bring these documents along:
- Parent’s ID
- Child’s Birth certificate
- Doctors report
After enquiring and an application being made our administrator will contact you to confirm your child’s placement on the waiting list. There after the administrator will be in contact with you.
This is a roll in process and placement will be given at any time.
Autism Connect Learning Centre provides a holistic approach, we have both speech and language therapy and occupational therapy, parent and community support, e-learning and also training and parent and community workshops.
No, it is included within the school fees. However, if you would like additional therapeutic input you may access our therapist privately.
Autism Connect Learning Centre operates as an ECD specialised facility, therefore we do not follow the mainstream calendar. However, we do close for 1 week in both April and June, when we have in-service training with our staff.
Yes, we do. Our administrator places an order on your behalf with your request, and once payment is made, the order is processed and then delivered to the centre and then sent home to you.
We do provide breakfast. Learners to bring along own snack and lunch. Prior to the pandemic we were in the process of providing lunch.