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.

03 January 2011

ASP Gen. Santos City Walking for Autism

By: Ini Vina Solizar- Otani, President

ASP General Santos City Chapter spearheads their first fun walk with 200 participants last December 19, 2010 at the Oval Plaza of Robinsons’ Mall, General Santos City. The event was covered by TV 3, a local ABS-CBN TV station. The chapter also received a donation of I-Pod from JCI General Santos Twin Star during the program.
During the Fun Walk event, all attendees were happily participated.

The fun walk “A Walk of Love and Understanding for our Special Angels,” was participated by children with autism and other disabilities from the following schools: Montessori School of General Santos City, represented by Ms. Sheila Adlawan, Occupational Therapist and her staff; caregivers from Brokenshire College of SOCSARGEN; General Santos Doctors Medical School Foundation Inc., General Santos City Police Office, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 12, ACIM-Asia, Silver Lining Interactive School, represented by Ms. Dinah Tocaogue; Little Christian Learning Center, represented by Dr. Decolongon; and Special Education Teachers from SPED Integrated School.

The activity was co-sponsored by Kagawad Ronel C. Rivera, Nature's Spring Mineral Water, Golda Gonzalez, Trixie Go, Kim's Handicrafts, A-Force Internet Cafe, Laz Coco Lumber, GenSan Doctors Medical School and D'farm.
ASP General Santos Chapter, the fun walk organizer

For their 2011 Autism Consciousness Week Celebrations, the chapter will have the traditional Angels Walk for Autism on January 16; launching of their Activity Center on January 21 and will provide fun activities for children with autism and computer literacy tutorials for parents of CWA. Please contact ASP General Santos City President Ini Vina Solizar- Otani at 0922-875-3611 for more information.


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