Action in Autism Honours Women

Media Release

Action in Autism is honouring all the wonderful moms, grannies, sisters, aunts and caregivers who support people with autism, as well as women with autism themselves, in August.  A non-profit organisation, Action in Autism provides early intervention for 16 children under the age of 6 at their Centre in Sydenham. The organisation also provides a free walk-in resource and support service, a free diagnostic clinic, and regular support group meetings for families of people with autism.

To celebrate Women’s Month, Action in Autism is holding a Mad Hatter High Tea Fundraiser on Saturday 13 Augustfrom 2pm to 5pm at the George Campbell School Hall, 261 Sylvester Ntuli Road. All moms, caregivers, or anyone who would love to support the Centre and people with autism are welcome to attend.  Guests will be serenaded by the beautiful Thuli Zama, with piano accompaniment by Andile Mnikathi. Enjoy mini manis, pedis, and shoulder massages in addition to tea, coffee, cake and sandwiches. Wear a sensational hat to the event and win a prize!

Action in Autism does not receive any funding from government, and welcomes support through cash or kind, or through volunteering . Tickets for the High Tea are R150 and available from the Action in Autism office. The event is free to all single moms of people with autism. For more information about Action in Autism and the support to parents and families provided by the organisation, please call 031 207 4858 or email



Further information:

Kirsten Miller


031 207 4858/083 7774468