Sunday 12 July, 2020

Autism and COVID-19: A message for families

The Jamaica Autism Support Association provides support services for the families of persons with Autism.

The Jamaica Autism Support Association provides support services for the families of persons with Autism.

Although vastly rewarding, parenting is certainly not an easy task. And being a parent to a child with special needs brings its own unique challenges.

Kathy Chang understands this challenge, both from her personal experiences being the mother of an autistic child and also through her work as the co-founder of the Jamaica Autism Support Association (JASA).

We sat down with Kathy to talk more about Autism and how COVID-19 may be impacting parents of autistic children currently. See more in the video below.

 

April is recognized as Autism Awareness month and we have partnered with the Digicel Foundation and the Jamaica Autism Support Association to shine a light on Autism awareness and acceptance.

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