• In the driver's seat: Autistic child finds joy on racetrack

    Isa Kajee is a five-year-old boy from Johannesburg who has a passion for motorsport but isn't able to compete in any go-karting events due to his diagnosis of autism. However, this hasn't stopped him from getting onto the racetrack. Racing club Parolin SA has made it possible for Isa to get onto the track and trained him over several months prior to the lockdown in South Africa. EWN spoke to his family and the race club.

  • Co-producer and Director Michael Clark with Animator Rita du Plessis developing the film, 'Sam The Hedgehog'. Image: Supplied

    SA film-makers raise awareness for autism

    'Sam The Hedgehog' is a South African-created film about a unique little hedgehog raised among sheep, who appears to be the odd one out in his family. The film seeks to shed light on the experience of autistic children and their caregivers.

  • SA film-makers raise awareness for autism

    'Sam The Hedgehog' is a South African-created film about a unique little hedgehog raised among sheep, who appears to be the odd one out in his family. As a metaphor, Sam is representative of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The film seeks to shed light on the experience of autistic children and their caregivers.