IN AID OF THE NATIONAL AUTISM SOCIETY OF MALAYSIA [NASOM]

8 AUGUST 2018 | KELAB GOLF NEGARA SUBANG (KGNS)

NASOM

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.

What is Autism

Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life due to a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain. It is four more times prevalent in boys than girls. Autism shows no racial, ethnic or social boundaries, and cuts across family income, lifestyle and educational levels. Autism and its associated behaviors have been estimated to occur in as many as 1 in 68 newborns.