The National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) is a society formed in 1986 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 organisation 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

An inclusive society where people with autism can reach their full potential, participate in their communities, and lead a meaningful life with dignity

Our Mission

Working together with members, stakeholders and beneficiaries to improve the quality of life for people with autism and their families through programmes, services, resources, knowledge and social innovation, and promoting the rights and opportunities for people with autism

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 organisation, 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 Sharuddin

Julian Wong Ming Vui

Vice Chairman
Dr. Saiful Amri Mazlan

Hon Secretary
Anne Subashini Sivanathan

Assistant Secretary
Unnikrishnan Suresh a/l Unnikrishnan Nambrath

Mohamad Zamzuri Ahmad

Board Members
Cason Ong Tzse Cun
Dr. Mazidah binti Md Said
Harvindar Singh a/l Saran Singh
lr Mat Jusoh bin Mamat
Nagor Amir bin Noor Mohamed
Pathmavathy Raman
Jennifer Balanting