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.

17 August 2009

August 29 BACK TO BACK SEMINARS

Inclusion of Children with Autism in the Regular Classroom
9:00am-12:00nn

This seminar will discuss how schools can effectively adjust their curricular framework to accept students with disabilities, including children with autism. The seminar will also present ways of accessing the regular education curriculum and how students, with and without disabilities are evaluated. Participants will learn different approaches on how to make ALL students function in an inclusive classroom environment.

Dr. Mercedes Adorio obtained her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology & Educational Sociology in UP and has served as College Secretary (1992-1995) and as Faculty-in-Charge of the Special Education area of the Division of Curriculum and Instruction. She is often invited as resource person in national and regional school divisions and has presented papers in international conferences. She is the author of Special Education in the Philippines: Trends and Issues. Dr. Adorio was a former professor of Special Education of UP, Diliman. She is currently teaching SPED at the Philippine Women’s University .

Vocation Education for Persons with Autism

1:30-4:30pm


A practical take on SPED Vocational Education, focusing on the learning culture of persons with autism and the Filipino culture as they affect assessment, goal-setting, and the teaching and learning process. The seminar will highlight the Tiny Big experience, an on-going 6-year feasibility study on the training and employment of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Ms. Maria Corazon Colendrino or Teacher Abel is a passionate hands-on teacher to her students at Tiny Big Special School Inc., where she also serves as the School Directress. She graduated from UP Diliman with a degree in Home Economics and Masters in Education, major in Special Education. Presently, she is a lecturer at the Special Education Department of Miriam College and is pursuing her doctorate in Special Education in UP.



Venue: Asian Social Institute #1581 Leon Guinto cor Escoda Sts. Malate, Manila

SEMINAR FEE is inclusive of certificate, handouts and snacks

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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