The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being of persons on the autism spectrum disorder. We envision a society where Filipinos on the spectrum become the best of their potentials -- self-reliant, independent, productive, socially-accepted citizens of an Autism-OK Philippines.

19 May 2010

May 29 Back to Back Seminar

Inclusion of Children with Autism in the Regular Classroom
29 May 2010, 9:00 am - 12:00 nn
Quality Life Discoveries, #70 20th Avenue, Murphy, Quezon City

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.

Friends, Puppets, Shades and Games
Fostering Social Inclusion and Mutual Friendship Between Children
with ASD & their Peers, Siblings and Classmates
29 May 2010, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Quality Life Discoveries, #70 20th Avenue, Murphy, Quezon City

This seminar will discuss and help participants understand the importance of peer play and friendships. It will also discuss the key features of the Friend to Friend model. Participants will also get to experience Autism Demystification (developed by F2F Social Learning Society and Dr. McCracken) through a puppet show and a simulation game). It will also discuss other activities that can be done after demystification programs are done in school or community.

Mr. Anthony S. Grecia obtained his Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy at UP- Manila, College of Allied Medical Professions. He finished his MA in Psychology with concentration in Clinical Counseling at the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU). He is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology at ADMU. He is the present Program Director of the three branches of Center for Goals Inc.(Alabang, Caloocan & Bonifacio Global City)He is the former Chairman,Committee on Membership and Nominations of Occupational Therapy Association of the Philippines (OTAP Inc.). He is also a founding member of Therapy Centers’ Movement (TCM).

Pre-Registration (until May 26, 2010)
Single Seminar (Member) - P 400.00
Single Seminar (Non-member) - P 500.00
Double Seminar (Member) - P 700.00
Double Seminar (Non-member) - P 800.00

On-site Registration
Single Seminar (Member) - P 500.00
Single Seminar (Non-member)- P 600.00
Double Seminar (Member) - P 800.00
Double Seminar (Non-member) - P 1,000.00

The 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 70 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 7-903-5496

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.


Kurt said...

Good day!

I am interested to attend your conference. Can I be a participant even if I am still a college student?

Thank you very much.

Kurt Dion T. Cendana
4 - AB Development Studies
Ateneo de Manila University

Autism Society Philippines said...

hello kurt,
yes of course. you can also be a member of ASP if u want.

Please call us at 926 6941 or 929 8447.

Good day!

majen tagaytay said...

hello..i just want to know if theres still slots available for the "inclusion of children with autism in the regular classroom seminar"?im interested to come and join..:) im a psychology student and very much engage in widening field..and also,would it be alright to come to the venue and pay on the day itself? thanks..and more power..:)

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