Supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder Children in Ghana

Supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder Children in Ghana

It is always important to remember that children with special needs are children first. They have the same needs as all children a place where they feel physically comfortable, loved and secure; opportunities to play and learn; people who care about them; and activities that allow them to be successful. Children with special needs often are not so different from typically-developing children. They may need more time to learn and practice certain skills. They may need more praise and encouragement to gain the skills typical for their age group. They may need specific adaptations to help them succeed at certain activities. But it’s important to remember that in many, many ways these children have lots in common with other children.

In Ghana, Mulan Smart Educational Center is serving as the center with the needed resources to help these children deal with the minor problems they face daily.

In recent days, Mulan Smart Educational Center has attracted the attention of global multinational and multicultural organizations and philanthropists who are passionate about promoting sustainable child development, providing educational leadership and promoting economic growth.

Mulan Smart Educational Center is an educational institution currently operating in Accra, East Legon, Agyiringanor with heavy concentration on providing inclusive care, education, learning and development to both regular, special educational needs, neuro and learning disorder children in the pre-school to primary education ages.

The institution is committed to providing excellent standards of care for the development of each child, through providing a warm, friendly, safe and caring environment. The school aspire to challenge and stimulate children to develop their full potential by playing, learning, interactions and experiences that are age and stage appropriately.

The school is looking forward to creating better platforms for these children with René Carayol’s, Inspired Leaders Network, UK ( led by Prof. Samuel Lartey (www.samuel in Ghana, and Africa.

Additionally, the School has also attracted the heart and mind of Chief Naa Alhassan Andani the Country Director of LVS Africa (, Honorable Margaret Mwanakatwe the former Minister of Finance in Zambia and Managing Director of Barclays Bank of Ghana now ABSA. and the Minister of Easter Region of Ghana, Honorable Seth Kwame Acheampong who are all deeply concerned about creating advocacy and supporting institutions, stakeholders, parents and children in the Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) development community.

Prof. Samuel Lartey has also initiated a call to Inspired Leaders Network members in Ghana and other friends, philanthropists and all and sundry in a month long initiative to raise funds to support autism awareness in Ghana the Professor of Finance and Cybersecurity stated that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder (whic can be corrected) caused by differences in the brain.

According to the Professor, people with ASD often have problems with social communication and interaction, and restricted or repetitive behaviors or interests. People with ASD may also have different ways of learning, moving, or paying attention and a deliberate and intentional approach must be invested into observing children at their early and formative ages so as to support them to improve their learning experience fairly early in their development process.

On his part, Chief Naa Alhassan Andani is calling on all and sundry including parents, homes, schools, corporates, religious organizations, community and the state to join in efforts to help people in need to improve their health, welfare and learning conditions.

To Honorable Seth Kwame Acheampong, it is a pleasure to serve society and most importantly the ASD kids.

The CEO and Founder of Mulan Smart Activity Center, Miss Bridgette Thara Mills, could not hide her joy of having Inspired Leaders Network (ILN), LVS Africa and especially Honorable Seth Kwame Acheampong the Eastern Regional Minister of Ghana on board to share their experiences, finances and logistics to support the training, learning and development of her “care” children and school.

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