Building Local Chapters
The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) has grown from the 11 mothers who bonded together for the causes of their children in 1989 to nearly 10,000 members, with 63 chapters all over the country.
Leading in Autism Advocacy
The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) increases public awareness about challenges faced by Filipinos on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services, and providing the latest information regarding intervention, education, and advocacy. It is comprised of persons with autism, families, teachers, and educators whose lives have been touched by autism.
Speaking in Unison
The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) reaches out to the many communities across the islands to organize and help make available services and support to persons with autism and their families, in close coordination with government agencies, local government units, and community builders. Our chapters remain to be driving force behind the organization's meteoric growth.
25 July 2016
14 July 2016
The Autism Society Philippines Wednesday "PWAy Day" aims to provide enrichment for children with autism who are not currently enrolled in schools. ASP PWAy Days will offer opportunities to learn new skills, to socialize with non-family members and to have fun.
This is open to PWAs of all ages. A P20 donation per head is requested. PWAs may bring their food to share.
11 July 2016
The Autism Society Philippines Wednesday "PWAy Day" aims to provide enrichment for teens and adults with autism (16 years old and above) who are not currently enrolled in schools. ASP PWAy Days will offer opportunities to learn new skills, to socialize with non-family members and to have fun.
06 July 2016
To address this gap, a group of professionals started the IDEA Project (Independence, Dignity, Employability and Employment, and Advocacy) to empower the Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and their families with knowledge about adult outcomes and what happens after school, largely focusing on Independence, Dignity, Employability and Advocacy.
In this seminar, you will get to know the occupational options for PWAs, the existing models of employment, get an overview of how to prepare them for productive occupations many more.
Pre-Registration (until July 26 or until slots last)
Member- P 600.00
Non-member- P 800.00
Member- P 700.00
Date: 30 July 2016, Saturday
Time: 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Venue: ASP National Headquarters, #9 11th Jamboree Street cor. Sct. Fuentabella, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Kamuning, Quezon City
01 July 2016
|Macky with Mom Jo|
Our facilitator for the July 16 Family Support Group session is Josephine Palomares. Jo Palomares has long been the face of autism advocacy for ASP Diliman Chapter. After serving as the President of the chapter for multiple terms, she continues to serve the disability community as she leads the Kaakibat ng Autism Society Philippines Inc. Multipurpose Cooperative; and contributes as an active member of the Association for Adults with Autism. She owns and personally manages a thriving model airplane export business in Bulacan. Her son Macky is on the spectrum.
Date: July 16, Saturday