Our Mission

Empowerment persons with autism and developmental disabilities, and their families.

SOPAN (Society of Parents of Children with Autistic Disorders) is a registered NGO working for autism and related developmental disabilities. It began in 2002 as an initiative of a group of parents whose children with autism needed education and training. Prior to 2002, provision of services for children with autism was at a nascent stage. Dr. Rubina Lal, a professional and a parent, helped a social service group to start a unit for autism. The work done at this unit resulted in Dr. Lal and a few other parents to come together and start SOPAN.

The last decade has seen SOPAN grow into an organization that is nationally recognized for quality and range of its services.
What's New

SOPAN centres at Jogeshwari and Panvelis hiring Special Educators, Psychologists, Therapists, Accountants and auxiliary staff for the academic year commencing in June 2021. Resumes can be mailed to sopantrust@rediffmail.com

Diploma in Learning Disability in collaboration with Azim Premji University starting soon. For more details visit
Suvidya Centre page

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