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.

07 January 2011

On - the - Spot Painting Contest

“Truly Artistic.. Proudly Autistic”. The tag line used by ASP to promote and emphasize the artistic talents of persons with autism. The tag line also serves as the title of several painting exhibits of ASP artists with autism like Andrei Macapagal, Vico Cham, Kenrick Cheng and others.

The painting contest has been a major activity of ASP’s National Autism Consciousness Week celebration for the past four years. The activity serves as a venue to identify and develop children’s with autism (CWA) artistic potentials.

Winning entries are selected, framed and exhibited during the World Autism Awareness Day and other celebrations of ASP.

The past winners of the painting contest

The contest has three categories:

1. Self-contained

2. Elementary mainstreamed students

3. High School mainstreamed students

Aspiring contestants can register at the ASP office at telephone number 929 8447 or 926 6941 and are requested to bring their own art materials and a ¼ size illustration board.

The contest will be on Jan 17, 2011, Monday at 8AM at the Social Hall of DENR Central Office, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Committee on Social Services, House of Representatives, Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) and ASP National Office.

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