About LACAN


Lennox & Addington County Autism Network (LACAN)


The Lennox & Addington County Autism Network is a volunteer, parent-led registered charity for individuals and their loved ones with exceptionalities. We support our local community and agencies to provide resources, support and information for those who need it.

LACAN consists of a volunteer board aimed to assist our community and promote inclusion for everyone. Proudly serving our community as a Registered Charity with the Canada Revenue Agency, we are now able to provide tax receipts for donations over $20.


Autism Network LAC was the recipient of the 2021 Social Impact Award from the Napanee & District Chamber of Commerce, Business Excellence Awards.

Our team thanks our community for the overwhelming support for this important cause that we are so passionate about.

Winner of the 2021 Social Impact Award

Registered Charity Number: 741786677RR0001

Charitable donations to LACAN organization can be done via: CanadaHelps.org

*DISCLAIMER – No one should or ever claim to be accepting cash on our behalf.*


What is Autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts brain development causing most individuals to experience communication difficulty, delayed social interactions, repetitive behaviour and restricted interest in a variety of activities.

The term “spectrum” refers to a continuum of severity. Children and adults with ASD have particular characteristics in common, but the conditions cover a wide spectrum.


Want to connect with other neurodiverse families? Join our private Facebook group. To join, click the link below: https://www.facebook.com/groups/273042116909207/?ref=share


Reach Out

Looking for more resources? Here you will find a list of local, provincial, and national support resources that we found helpful in our journey.


Donate Now

Volunteer time, donate supplies or you have a fundraising initiative? These are all good ways to support your community and individuals with autism.


Inclusive video/information links

Check out these resources our families found helpful along their journey. YouTube can be a helpful/educational resource at times. Please share your favourite links!


Contact Us

Looking forward to connecting with you, let us know how we can help:


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