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 September 2011

Special Symphony Movie Screenings

On October 5, the world will be celebrating the “International Day of Teachers” to give honor and recognition to our dedicated heroes and second parents-our teachers. Autism Society Philippines and Starlink Asia would like to also recognize our teacher thru a special screening of “A Special Symphony”. (Schedules below)

A Special Symphony stars Christian Bautista, who portrays the role of a Filipino singer-actor named Jayden in the film. The character is a struggling singer whose quest for fame is not quite successful in the Philippines. With his Aunt Penelope’s help, Jayden decides to fly to his mother who lives in Jakarta, Indonesia. There he takes on a job as a music teacher for children with special needs.
A Special Symphony of Christian Bautista

The movie was endorsed by the Department of Education (DepEd), thru an Advisory dated August 16, 2011. “The movie is a tribute to special children. It depicts the essence and appreciation of their talents amidst their disabilities and how music serves as an effective therapy for them”, wrote in the advisory. Click here to read more of the advisory.

A Special Symphony is distributed by Starlink Asia and A Production of Nation Pictures and Primetime Production. This is a film by Awi Suryad. Click here to watch the trailer.

DepEd also launched a campaign that encourages every Filipino to say a word of thanks to their teachers. The said movie is one way of remembering and honoring all the teachers of “children with special needs” Click here to read more.

Screening Schedules below:

WHEN: Sept 24, 11AM-1PM

WHERE: SM Megamall, Cinema 7


WHEN: Oct 16, 9AM


ORGANIZER: ASP National and ASP Quezon City Chapters

WHEN: Oct 16, 9AM

WHERE: SM City Bacoor

ORGANIZER: ASP Cavite Chapters


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