FEBRUARY 4TH - 8TH 2019
STORIES: With Great Influence Comes Great Responsibility

Toks Bakare

Toks Bakare

Behavorial Analyst,
AskToks.com

Toks Bakare is an international behaviour analyst who has over a decade of experience in the field of developmental psychology. She is an independent specialist consultant, providing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) services to children with autism, other pervasive developmental disorders and related developmental disorders. Toks has consulted for the UK Young Autism Project (UK YAP), division of the UK Behaviour Analysis Research Group, working with a range of young children and teens. She is now consulting with medical clinics in Nigeria to enhance the campaign for autism awareness, working closely with a number of educational institutions in Lagos, Toks has been providing training to special educators and therapists in her efforts to improve the quality of service provision to children with special educational needs in the country. In early 2014 she founded asktoks.com, a start-up organization for families in need of professional behavioral advice, treatment and support. Ms Bakare’s commitment to bridging knowledge gaps through advocacy and education; and to addressing the lack of treatment options by providing services to underserviced areas, is evident in her current work. She strongly believes in education that acknowledges multiple intelligences and the potential for all children, no matter their ability, to lead full and meaningful lives.