In October 2012, the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) took the initiative to set up the IDEAS Autism Centre (IAC) in Rawang, Selangor, as part of our effort to provide care for those in need, and at the same time to research and develop a sustainable social enterprise model that can be replicated to help underprivileged children. The IAC is registered with the Department for Social Welfare (reg no: B/TI 151/2012)
Good quality care should be accessible for everyone. Early intervention care (3-9 years) is the most critical stage for children with autism and it is necessary for these children to assimilate into mainstream primary schools. Children with autism have significant strengths and can use these to develop skills that enable them to participate in society We work in partnership with EAP to achieve outstanding personalised services.