The National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) is a society formed in 1987 by a group of parents and professionals with the aim to deliver lifespan services to the community of persons suffering from autism.

It was registered on 3rd March 1987 as a national charitable organization and it strives to provide a range of support services to assist people living with autism, especially children and their immediate family members.


Our Vision

To become an efficient and effective organization that provides services, strength and sanctuary for people with autism.

Our Mission

To advocate for the rights of the autistic people and in doing so provide opportunities for them to learn and lead a productive and fulfilling life.

Our Objectives

To identify and promote the treatment, education, welfare and acceptance of people with autism

To provide assistance and advice to families of people with autism

To watch over and protect the people with autism

To be a useful resource in the study, research and development of methodologies, therapies and treatment of autism and related disorders

Our People

A non-governmental organization, NASOM has thirteen Board Members. Day to day administration and operations are headed by the Chief Executive and supported by a staff force of more than 150 staff members inclusive of teachers.


Board Member

Dato Megat Ahmad Shahrani bin Megat Shahrudin

Feilina S.Y Muhammad Feisol

Vice Chairman
Dato Chuah Chong Wah

Hon Secretary
Ir Mat Jusoh bin Mamat

Assistant Secretary
Anne Subashini Sivanathan

Hasree Khaw Hock Swee Abdullah

Board Members
Sahadi Md Aziz
Raja a/l Chinaya@Sinniah
Dato Azaran bin Abd Kadir
Dr Haslinda binti Musa
Dr Azlina binti Masdar
Norhasianita binti Abu Hassan
Marsyitah Mustaffa