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13 September 2011

CPAP Celebrates 8th Cerebral Palsy and Awareness and Protection Week


The Cerebral Palsied Association of the Philippines (CPAP) will be celebrating the 8th Cerebral Palsy and Awareness and Protection Week on September 16-22, 2011 with the theme “Ang Cerebral Palsied Na May Sapat Na Kaalaman, Karapatan Kayang Ipaglaban”.


The celebration is mandated by Presidential Proclamation 588 signed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 2004. It directed the National Council on Disability (NCDA) in partnership with the Cerebral Palsied Association of the Philippines to implement plans and plan programs and activities geared towards the development of persons with cerebral palsy.


Below are the activities:

September 16 (Friday) Opening Ceremonies of Cerebral Palsy Week

Venue: SM City Fairview

Activities: Thanksgiving Mass (9am-10am)

Opening Ceremonies (10am-12nn)

General assembly and Election of CPAP (1pm-5pm)


September 17 (Saturday) Family Support Group

Venue: Quality Life Discoveries, #70 20TH Avenue, Project 4, Cubao, Quezon City

Activities: Family Support Group of Parents with children with cerebral palsy (9am-12nn)


September 18 (Sunday) PWCP Sports Competition Day cum Seminar on Causes and Management of Cerebral Palsy


September 19 (Monday) Diagnostic Evaluation and Assessment

Venue: Ospital ng Maynila

Activities: Free diagnosis, laboratory and x-ray work-ups for children with disability (9am)


September 20 (Tuesday) Family Fun Day

Venue: National Children’s Hospital

Activity: Family Day (9am)


September 21 (Wednesday) Railway Transport Accessibility and Sensitivity Tour for Persons with Cerebral Palsy

Venue: LRT and MRT

Activities:Sensitivity Tour (9am)


September 22, (Thursday) Field Visit and Tree Planting, and Closing Ceremony

Venue: Hagonoy, Bulacan/ SM Marilao, Bulacan

Activities: Field Visit and Tree Planting (Hagonoy, Bulacan , 7am-11am)

Closing Ceremony (SM Event Center, Marilao, Bulacan, 1pm-4pm)


This year’s celebration is headed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as Chair and the Department Environment and Natural Resources as Co-Chair. Other members are the Municipality of Hagonoy, ASP Bulacan Chapter, Local Government of Las PiƱas, Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Philippine Association for Citizens with Developmental Learning Disabilities (PACDLAD), Philippine Academy of the Rehabilitation Medicine (PARN), National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), Archdiocese Manila Office of Persons with Disabilities Ministry (AMO PDM), AKAP-PINOY, Nova Foundation, Philippine Information Agency (PIA), PHILSPADA, Department of Education (DepEd), WOW Leap, Autism Society Philippines (ASP) and the Cerebral Palsied Association of the Philippines (CPAP).


Let’s be in solidarity with our brothers and sisters with cerebral palsy and their families in celebrating this event!

3 comments:

april abadicio said...

Sayang.I just read this now.My son has cerebral palsy and I don't have any support group. I am still researching about HBOT, hope you could provide some info and testimonials (Filipino children with cp) who underwent HBOT in the Philippines,eg.St Lukes and HBOT in Alabang.

Autism Society Philippines said...
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Autism Society Philippines said...

Hi April. You can visit the Facebook Page of CPAP and the website of Philippine Cerebral Palsy Incorporated. Maybe they can help you about your concern. Thank you

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cerebral-Palsy-Awareness-and-Protection-Week/145910322088263


http://www.philippinecerebralpalsy.org/

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