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GIVE BIG KERN logoThe Autism Society- Kern Autism Network, Inc. (ASKAN) is a non-profit organization of parents, grandparents, professionals, and other individuals that have an interest in autism. The organization is completely operated under an all-volunteer board with no paid staff.

Our mission statement:

Autism Society-Kern Autism Network, Inc. provides support, awareness, information and education to families, professionals and the public throughout Kern County. We work towards cooperation, coordination and the creation of services between individuals and agencies. We strive for advocacy, research, education and inclusion for individuals challenged with autism.  “Improving the Lives of All Affected by Autism”.

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR 2021- We are updating things daily on what will be offered through the organization beginning in August.  Again we ask for your patience as we get further answers to move forward.  In the meantime, if you or your family is in need of resources, please contact us via email: kernautism@gmail.com or via Facebook Messenger.  Our office has moved to a NEW LOCATION and has its Grand Opening to the public on Monday, August 9th!  We look forward to serving our community in this new location.  Sign-up for our monthly newsletter to learn more and stay up to date on activities and events.  See link below to sign-up for the newsletter.

Follow us on FACEBOOK to see all upcoming events, contact us or for autism information!  Right now we have a few events that are occurring with safety measures in place.

Join us for the 2nd Annual Autism Gala “La Dolce Vita” at the Bakersfield Country Club on November 6th!  The organization is celebrating 25 years in Kern County serving the Autism Community.  See link here to purchase tickets.  If you would like to be a sponsor or take an ad out in our program booklet, contact us: 661-489-3335 or via email: kernautism@gmail.com