Africa: Houston Clear Lake University Honor Liberians for Supporting Autism Awareness in Africa


Monrovia — The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the University of Houston Clear Lake, United States of America has awarded Mr. Jeddlee Stephens-Kinnii of the African Peers Review Committee and journalist Jackson Prince Foyofayiah for their separate roles played in the promotion of autism acceptance in Liberia.

Mr. Kinnii is the Executive Director of the African Peer Review Committee and Mr. Foyofayiah is the Acting News Director of Ok fm Liberia.

As partner to the Houston Clear Lake University Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Liberia, the African Peers Review Committee on behalf of the university presented the awards to the two distinguished personalities.

Prior to receiving the awards on Tuesday, December 2, 2020 in Monrovia, a behavior therapist at the Houston Clear Lake University Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Loukia Tsami through a social media conversation with the two honorees, described their separate efforts in increasing autism awareness in Liberia as incredible.

According to Miss Tsami, her institution stands ready to support autism acceptance in Liberia and will do everything possible to help children living with disabilities in Africa.

She said the award giving to the both individuals by the Houston Clear Lake University clearly demonstrates that the university Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is concern about their separate roles played in promoting autism acceptance in their home country.

Meanwhile, receiving their separate awards, the Executive Director of African Peer Review Committee, Jeddlee Stephens-Kinnii thanked the Houston Clear Lake University for recognizing his organization effort in promoting autism awareness in Liberia.