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ARISE MONALISA FOUNDATION PROMOTES AUTISM AWARENESS IN NIGERIA

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Children with learning disabilities and disorders such as Autism face a tough challenge in Nigeria due to the limited number of special school equipped to nurture them. Nigerian actress and founder of the Arise Monalisa Foundation [AMF], Monalisa Chinda decided to support one of these remarkable schools on her birthday earlier this month.

She and her AMF team visited the Patrick Speech & Languages School in Lagos where she met the administrator, Dotun Akande, staff and students of the school. Monalisa was given a tour of the school, briefed about the challenges the children face and also the work that the school does. She brought provisions and other household items that are needed by the students. It was a fun day for the students of the school as they got to meet one of their favorite Nollywood stars. Visits like these are positive, not just because of the gifts the children receive but also the awareness it helps raise.

Visit the school’s website – http://www.pslcautism-ng.org/