Olayinka Akindayomi

Dr. Olayinka Akindayomi is a medical doctor and specialist in community pediatrics. She has been the Service Director and founder of the Children’s Developmental Centre in Lagos, Nigeria for the past 20 years. Amongst others, she has developed parent-driven early intervention programs for mothers. She established the “Roadshow without a Roadmap”, an advocacy campaign covering the issues of stigma, discrimination, and the rights of families who have children with intellectual disabilities covering 21 states out 36 states in Nigeria. She has been involved with the national strategy for children with disabilities as well as the Lagos State Government Special Peoples Law.

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