A Message From Lebanese Autism Society
The Lebanese Autism Society –LAS is a non-governmental organization (registered by official
decree No.19/AD dated March 10, 1999). The LAS was founded in 1999 by parents of children
with Autism and professionals. LAS advocates for the rights of individuals with Autism and
provides them and their families support and services.
Vision and Mission of the LAS:
Vision: To enhance the well-being of individuals with Autism in Lebanon.
Mission: The LAS mission is to advocate for the rights of individuals with Autism and to
provide them and their families support and services, from early childhood to adulthood. The
implementation of our mission focuses on the following areas:
- Early Diagnosis and Intervention emphasizing the development of highly structured,
specialized educational programs tailored to the individual needs of children with Autism
Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities
- The promotion and support of the social integration of children and teenagers with Autism
- Spreading public awareness in regards to Autism and Autism Spectrum disorders
- The LAS currently caters for 70 students with Autism aged from 4 years old to 30 years old.