LAAN exists to provide individuals with autism spectrum disorder the platform to participate alongside peers in life activities; to provide access to training and resources to support individuals on the autism spectrum , as well as parents, teachers, and community members; and to advocate for, sponsor, host and/or participate in events that promote the inclusion of individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

Grant Applications are now being accepted!

See link below for application

Awarded grant money may be used to attend seminars, conferences, or purchase equipment up to $250 for each family grant and $200 for each professional grant.  Grants are reimbursement based, meaning LAAN will provide funding based on receipts from registrations or purchase of items.  Grant applications are due by November 22nd, 2019, and grant winners will be contacted by December 2nd.  Receipts for grant recipients must be received by December 20th to be reimbursed.  Grant funds are limited.

Upcoming Event!!

6th Annual Run for Autism

5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday- November 2nd, 2019

Wawasee High School (cross-country course and track), Syracuse, IN

Online registration available at:


Start Times: 5K - 9:00 AM 1 Mile - 9:30 AM

5K- $20 Pre-Registered/ $25 Day of Race

1 Mile -$15 Pre-Registered/ $20 Day of Race

Age 7 and under free

Day of Race registration 5K 8:00AM – 8:45AM / 1 Mile 8:00AM – 9:15AM

Questions to [email protected]

Sensory Inclusive Community

We have free sensory bags available for families and individuals with autism. We hope this leads to working with a variety of businesses in the area to continue to make our local communities more sensory inclusive.

If you would like to inquire about getting a sensory bag contact us through email, Facebook, Twitter or our website!