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.

28 March 2011

Caring for Special Customers


ASP, in partnership with SM Committee on Disability Affairs, is one with SM in envisioning a PWD- Friendly environment in the mall. ASP National and ASP Chapters collaborated for the “Autism Orientation” project which started in the year 2007, that aims to educate mall frontliners about Special Shoppers with Autism.


As an important component of “SM Cares” program, SM Supermalls conducts this series of seminars twice a year for each of their malls. It covers handling customers with different disabilities. Aside from ASP, SM Committee on Disability Affairs (SM CDA) invites speakers from United Architects of the Philippines, Downs Syndrome Association of the Philippines, ADHD Society of the Philippines, and Southeast Asian Institute for the Deaf.



Acknowledgements:
Engr.Bien Mateo, SM Committee on Disability Affairs, SM Supermalls Managers, Assistant Managers & Staff for the wonderful photos and specially for their commitment in supporting ASP Programs.

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