The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being of persons with autism spectrum disorder. The ASP has been in the forefront of providing services and training to families living with autism.

10 March 2009

MARCH 28 BACK TO BACK SEMINARS

AQUATIC THERAPY
9:00-12:00nn

The benefits of water have long been known to treat people with various conditions. By using a carefully planned aquatic program, children with sensory processing issues and autism also benefit greatly from this type of therapy. Summer’s here. Get to know the basics of aquatic therapy, when to use it, how to go about it, and how the proper use of this technique.

Ms. Cristina de Leon- Hinlo is the Program Director of Therapy Works Inc., a pioneer in the appropriate practice of aquatic therapy for children and adults with special needs. A graduate of BS Occupational Therapy from UP College of Allied Medical Professions. She also had her Masters in Business Administration (Health) from the Ateneo de Manila University, School of Business. She is also the founding member of Therapy Center Movement Association, proponent of Thera-Free or Libreng Therapy para sa Pilipino.

SENSORY INTEGRATION
1:30-4:30pm

Learn the basics and principles of sensory integration plus the common problems and the reasons underlying it. Know also the environmental modification techniques (adapting the home or space) and the importance of play and self-care tasks in sensory processing/ integration for children with special needs.

Ms. Lady M. Suarez is an Occupational Therapist by profession. She serves as the OT Consultant of Therapy Works, Skill Builders and St. Luke’s Medical Center. She is a graduate of UP Manila College of Allied Medical Professions with Masteral units in Dysphagia (feeding). A UP- CAMP special lecturer last 2004-2005. She is also a former Board of Director of OTAP (Occupational Therapy Association of the Philippines) from 2005-2007

Venue: Asian Social Institute, 1518 Leon Guinto cor. Escoda St., Malate Manila

SEMINAR FEE is inclusive of certificate, handouts and snacks

Pre-Registration Fee (until March 25, 2009)
Single Seminar
Member- P 400.00 Non-member- P 500.00
Double Seminar
Member- P 700.00 Non-member- P 900.00

On-site Registration Fee
Single Seminar
Member- P 500.00 Non-member- 600.00
Double Seminar
Member- P 900.00 Non-member-1,100.00

Pre-registered participants may pay to Autism Society Philippines, Banco de Oro, Savings Account # 3980002955. Please fax the deposit slip with the name/s of participant/s to ASP office and bring it on the day of the seminar. On-site registrants will be accepted depending on the availability of slots. There will only be 80 slots available. No refund will be given to participants who did not show up on the date of the seminar.
For more details, please call ASP at 9266941/9298447

The ASP Seminar Series serves as a platform to educate Filipino parents and professionals on the various interventions, modalities and theories surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder. Their application and implementation are left at your discretion. The views and personal experiences of the speakers are of their own and don’t necessarily reflect that of the views of the organization.

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1 comments:

Admin said...

Thank you for this. We are helping to spread the word about this on our website (AngTherapist.com) too.

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