General Information

The Somali Parents Autism Network (SPAN) is a 501© “Boots on the Ground” Autism organization
For nearly 4 years, SPAN’s mission has been to partner with families and communities living with autism in Minnesota by generating awareness and providing education, training, support, and guidance as a compassionate and caring authority.

The Somali Parents Autism Network (SPAN) accomplishes this by:

– Special education advocacy
– Legislative support at the local and state levels
– Specialized training to parents first responders and school districts
– One-on-one assistance for families and individuals in real time
– Increasing public awareness of autism
– Referral network of hundreds of services and programs across the state of Minnesota

  1. Additional Information
  • • Facts and Statistics
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • I Think My Child May Have Autism
    • Latest Autism Statistics