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.

13 July 2010

July 31 Back to Back Seminars

Vocational Training for Persons with Autism

The seminar will revolve on TLC’s (The Learning Center, Inc.) unique program for adolescents and adults with special needs focusing on its Vocational Skills Training and Life Skills Training Programs. It will highlight how the school has been successful in this endeavor. It will likewise focus on the use of the Structured Teaching principle based on the acclaimed TEACCH approach and its role in the programs’ implementation.

ABCs of Job Coaching

The seminar will revolve on TLC’s (The Learning Center, Inc.) On-the-Job Training Program as part of its work transition training in school-based and community-based settings. It will highlight the steps the school took to initiate a pioneering OJT Program in 2002 and include tips on how the school successfully established its continuing community-based OJT programs. The talk will likewise share the basic roles of a Job Coach in the Philippine setting as seen through the TLC Experience.

Ms Maria Yolanda Bautista
Ms. Maria Yolanda Michelle A. Bautista or Teacher Landa is a BA Social Science (Major in Behavioral Studies) graduate of UP Manila. She finished her master’s degree in Special Education at UP Diliman, Quezon City. Shortly after, she finished a Social Entrepreneurship Training Program for Professionals at Ateneo de Manila University’s School of Government. Ms. Bautista is the Curriculum Director of The Learning Center, Inc. (TLC). She administers the schools internal and external affairs and develops the school's special education curriculum. She likewise develops TLC’s vocational skills training curriculum, which focuses on work transition training programs in sheltered social enterprise, school-based and community-based settings. Her thesis, “Factors Related to Work Transition for Persons with Special Needs” has recently been published in the Research Journal in Special Education & Independent Living. She is a staunch advocate of individuals with special needs.

Single Seminar: (Pre-reg until July 28)
Member: 400.00
Non-Member: 500.00

Onsite Registration:
Member: 500.00
Non-Member: 600.00

Double Seminar: (Pre-reg until July 28)
Member: 700.00
Non-Member: 800.00

Onsite Registration:
Member: 800.00
Non-Member: 1,000.00

Venue: Asian Social Institute (ASI),
#1518 L. Guinto cor. Escoda Streets, Malate, Manila

SEMINAR FEE is inclusive of certificate, handouts and snacks


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