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Around 1 in 68 children have Autism,
(According to the US Center For Disease Control & Prevention-CDC, 2014)

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World Autism Day

► CMA CGM Awards LAS, December 22nd 2014
CMA CGM Foundation awards the Lebanese Autism Society for its outstanding achievement at the headquarter's premises in Beirut -Port district. 

Mrs Nayla Saadé, the president of the foundation and Mr. Jacques Saadé, founder, chairman and CEO of CMA CGM were present to offer the prize to LAS. 

Thank you CMA CGM foundation for your continuous support to LAS !

The award is a great honor and your recognition is really appreciated.
► Beirut Marathon 2014, November 9th 2014

Following the great success of LAS’ participation in the Beirut Marathon 2013, we are pleased to welcome you once again to participate in the 'Run for Autism' at this year’s Banque Du Liban Beirut Marathon - BDLBM 2014 on November 9th 2014.

Because individual efforts are what add up to a community’s success, we are joining hands to make a difference with the crowd.

Under this year’s motto: “Run for Peace, Run for Love, Run for Autism”, together we can enhance peace, spread love and raise Autism awareness!


Run for Peace
Run for Love
Run for Autism
Registration forms

Fill the form and send it back to before October 15th, 2014
Registration fees

Join the Instagram campaign to help out the Lebanese Autism Society



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► Chocol'art, November 7th 2014

Friday November 7th
Chocol'art 80's Revival

A funky party around Chocolate and sweet delights.
More than 140 artists, caterers, designers, painters, entertainers and Dj's unite in a fusion of Chocolate, Art and Fashion for one great cause " Autism" 

An event not to miss on Friday November 7th,
at Pavillon Royal - Biel, from 7pm till 1am

Open Buffet and Bar 
Guest stars : 
DJ Marc, Singer Edwin Lattouf reviving the hits of the 80's,
hosted by Chris Mahn from NRJ

All items/designs created for the event are limited editions that are displayed and sold with the proceeds going directly to the Lebanese Autism Society. 

Tckets @50$ Only, on sale at LAS
and at Virgin MegaStore Lebanon, all Branches


Chocol’art is a unique and original creative event platform geared towards community and consumer engagement, interaction, and live involvement

Event on Facebook
► LAS New Specialized Center for Autism - Chamseddine Campus - October 2014

LAS has launched a New Specialized Center for Autism that has opened on October 2014.

 Due to the excessive number of new applicants, LAS decided to open a new Center to cater more than 45 new individuals with Autism in Chamseddine Campus - Chatila, Beirut.

Click here to enter the LAS CAIR Webpage

LAS rented a floor of 1,100 square meters in a building in this campus to establish the center.
A total of 22 rooms will be used to set up the Center, and an outdoor area to set up a playground for the children.

The Specialized center for Autism will cater for the individuals with Autism aged from 2 years and a half to 25+;
a total of 45 individuals will benefit from intensive specialized intervention.      

The proposed Specialized Center includes classrooms, therapy rooms, workshops / vocational training area, a sports area,
an extracurricular outdoor area.

The actual premises consists of 18 Classrooms/therapy rooms; 2 offices, one kitchen and one restroom.

The center will be located in green surroundings with access to football and basketball field, as well as sheltered workshop such as kitchen, carpentry and other vocational workshops.

► BAF 2014, September 18th, 2014

With a successful collaborative effort between Alfa managed by Orascom Telecom and the Lebanese Autism Society -  LAS, Ali Tlais, a young painter with Autism , has developed due his undeniable talent and more importantly, our continuous and valued support.

Preceded by his highly successful 2013 exhibition “Promenade dans un Verger” using the Pointillism technique, Ali, with the direction of Mrs. Rita Moukarzel, has evolved his talent to a new theme of Pop Art and Typographie which will be theme of this year’s exposition.

Alfa and LAS take great pleasure in inviting you to visit Ali’s stand:


taking place on :

Thursday September 18th, 2014 at 6:00pm

at Beirut Art Fair – Biel – Stand (A33)

 It would be an honor to welcome you in great numbers into Ali’s artistic journey which has opened many doors for him and allowed him to be among the first Lebanese young men with Autism to sustain himself financially thanks to his talent and artwork production.

The exhibition will last until September 21st

Please check latest Ali's painitngs here

Please Print the card below and Present it at the entrance of BIEL

► LAS Parents Committee Dinner - June 19, 2014

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program for the year 2014,
Château Rweiss is supporting the cause of Autism by hosting
the Lebanese Autism Society – Parents Committee
Gala dinner on the 19th of June 2014.

This event was presented by Mr. Al Thoumy and was entertainingly rich especially with the Tenor voice of Mr. Eliya Francis and the performance of the lovely Mia Haddad, Edwin of 8e Art Entertainment and Black & White parade.

All proceeds will go to support the summer camp for children with Autism.

Your Participation helps to shine a bright light on Autism !

or Call 76-963849 / 03-254422

LAS Parents Committee Dinner 2014
Check the event's pictures on facebook

► LAS Parents Committee would like to thank all sponsors that have contributed to the success of this event
Chateau Rweiss IXSIR Byblos Bank MEA Almas Jewelery Zoughaib Jewelry
Jeita Country Club Tania Travel La Production Sound System ABC Rotana Hotel
GS store Silkor Tess Sayde Jabra Photography Samsung Patchi
Star'z Dental Clininc Adma Cleaners Moughanni Cumberland Insurance Hnoud
Jacques Dessange Beirut
JAVA Fire Protection Optique Kassouf BRGR CO PZZA CO Rita'j Nameless Dance Academy
    and much more..      
► Parents Support Group - Summer Activities

You are cordially invited to join  LAS

Autism Parent Support Group

'Summer Holiday'

With Mrs. Rita Younes Chedid & Miss Roula Rached

 The meeting will be held on Monday 16 of June 2014
(11:00 am – 1:00 pm)


in Collège du Sacré-Cœur Gemayzé – 1st floor

Parent Support Group
► Lebanese Art Academy - Press Conference announcement on June 4th, 2014

A special art academy has seen the light!

With the initiative and support of Alfa,
the first Lebanese mobile operator managed by Orascom Telecom,
the Lebanese Autism Society-LAS is proud to announce the launching of
the Lebanese Art Academy for individuals with special needs, in October 2014.

The LAA offers individuals with Social and Communication Disorders of all ages,
a space and a chance to express themselves.
Classes that include arts and crafts, music, photography, cooking, theater and dance
will be given by art experts in the respective fields.

The LAA, a dynamic and innovative academy, will meet the challenge of discovering new young talents today and will give them the opportunity to excel in the future.

Starting date: October 2014
Schedule: from Mondays to Fridays
Time: 3PM to 6PM
Place: Collège du Sacré-Coeur, Gemmayzeh
Frequency: Each activity is given twice a week (1h per session)
Fees: 25$ per session

Lebanese Art Academy

For more information

Please contact us on:
+961-1-443366 / +961-1-448899


► Fun Day 2014 - May 17, 2014

The Lebanese Autism Society organized its 14th Fun Day,
at Beirut Souks, Down Town 
on Saturday May 17th at 3:30pm. 

Tickets at 15,000LBP for FREE fun activities 
(inflatable games, animation, biking, 
snacks, drinks and a LOT of surprises). 

All this fun for a GOOD CAUSE! 

Click here for pictures on Facebook

All proceeds for the benefit of LAS services towards children with Autism.

Fun-Day 2014
► Women's Race 2014 - May 4, 2014



Running for the Lebanese Autism Society at the Lebanon Women's Race 2014,

Aregu Abatte won the 1st place

& Sonia Hanna the 2nd place,

from Inter Lebanon, on Sunday May 4, 2014.

Thank you for Running Forward 4 Autism !!

Click here for pictures on Facebook

Women's Race 2014
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - Ali Wehbe running for Autism

On the Occasion of World Autism Day,

Ali Wehbe, the famous desert runner, our champion, started on April 2nd, 2014,
his 12 days run around Lebanon for the Lebanese Autism Society.

To support Ali's run you can click on the following link: 

your generous donations will help the Lebanese Autism Society open a new learning center to accommodate children with Autism in need of intervention.

Join us to welcome our Champion Ali Wehbi at his Arrival
on Sunday, April 13 @4pm, Zaitunay Bay,
(facing the Panaromic Stairs, between Babel restaurant & Coffee Beans)

Put on your Blue Tshirt and shed a light on Autism with the Lebanese Autism Society ! Looking forward to see you All !!

Ali Wehbe running for Autism
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - Light it up Blue - the Grand Serail


Lions Clubs Int/ D351 Autism Committee-presided by DC Lion Nadine Lawandos
& the Lebanese Autism Society cordially invite you

to attend the Grand Serail (Governmental Palace)
blue illumination on Friday April 11, 2014 @ 6pm.


REGISTRATION REQUIRED ON 71-351351 03-232427 03-932329

Light it up blue for Autism
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - Light it up Blue - across Lebanon

Phoenicia Hotel, Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel,
Grand Hotel in Beirut,

Château Rweiss in Chnanhaïr

& Rawdat el Fayha'a School in Tripoli,

AUB Jesup Hall (Psychology Students Society)

have joined the Light it up Blue International Campaign

to raise Autism Awareness across Lebanon

Light it up blue Lebanon 2014
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - Virgin Megastores Lebanon

Let's support this great cause!

You can place your donations at any of Virgin Megastore branches

during the whole month of April !


Thank you Virgin Megastores for your continuous support

Virgin Megastores Lebanon
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - Casper & Gambini's

Let's support this great cause!

You can place your donations at Casper & Gambini's

during the whole month of April !


Thank you Casper & Gambini's for your continuous support

Casper & Gambini's
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - Alfa 1$ SMS Campaign

Alfa is supporting the Lebanese Autism Society:

During the World Autism Awareness Month, April 2014,

you will be donating 1$ to LAS

whenever you send an SMS to 1004.

Thank you Alfa for your continuous support since 2007 !!

You Can make a difference

Alfa SMS Campaign
► Autism Awareness Campaign 2014 - ABA Conference

On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Month,
the Lebanese Autism Society -  LAS is proud to announce
the ABA Conference 2014 on April 11 & 12, 2014,

at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hamra.

Click here for more information

Autism Conference 2014
► Autism Parent Support Group - March 24th 2014
        • How do siblings of children with Autism cope with this disorder
        •   How do Parents strengthen the relationship between a child with Autism and his/her siblings
        •        Guidelines & Tips
        •    Parents sharing their experience

          With Mrs. Rita Younes Chedid & Miss Roula Rached


► Admission for School year 2014-2015

Submit your child’s application
for the school year 2014 - 2015

Between Feb 15 & Mar 15, 2014


Click here for more details

Admission 2014-2015
► Ministry of Public Health

بيروت في: 10 شباط 2014

بعد إدخال مخصصات العلاج الخارجي والداخلي للأمراض النفسية والتوحد ومراكز الرعاية الصحية الأولية في مرسوم توزيع اعتمادات الاستشفاء.

نظمت الوزارة أول عقد مع الجمعية اللبنانية للأوتيزم (التوحد) في لبنان، وبهذا تدخل الوزارة للمرة الأولى في تغطية هذا النوع من الأمراض المكلفة بما يفتح المجال أمام تعاون أوثق مع الجمعيات والهيئات المهتمة لمتابعة هذه الحالات تمهيداً لعمليات الدمج في المدارس والمجتمع.

Ministry of Public Health
► ABA Training Program for Professionals 2014

The Lebanese Autism Society is launching

the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Training Program for Professionals 2014

Click here for details

Deadlines for submitting your Application: 
Early Deadline: Dec 16, 2013
Regular Deadline: Feb 3, 2014


ABA Program 2014 for Professionals
► Autism Sunday 2014
On the Occasion of the ‘Autism Sunday’,
International Pray Day for Autism,
was celebrated for the 6th year, to pray for the children with Autism in Lebanon and around the World,

On Sunday February 9th @10:30am
at Saint John Church Hazmieh.
Autism Sunday 2014
► Autism Parent Support Group - February 10th 2014

You are cordially invited to join   LAS

Autism Parent Support Group

Vocational Training

  •     How to Train and Rehabilitate
  •    Vocational Concerns
  •      Practical examples
  •    Parents sharing their experiences

With Mrs. Rita Younes Chedid & Miss Roula Rached

 Monday January 20th, 2014 (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)

in Collège du Sacré-Cœur Gemayzé – 1st floor

Parent Support Group
► Autism Parent Support Group - January 20th 2014

You are cordially invited to join   LAS

Autism Parent Support Group

Autism and Integration

  •   Social and Vocational Integration
  •  How to Train and Rehabilitate
  • Practical examples
  •   Parents sharing their experiences

       With Mrs. Rita Younes Chedid & Miss Roula Rached

 Monday January 20th, 2014 (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)

in Collège du Sacré-Cœur Gemayzé – 1st floor

Parent Support Group

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Last Updated December 31, 2014
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