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.

07 February 2013

Seminars on “Autism, Health and Well Being” and “Autism and Mentoring Life Skills Through the Ages”

Autism Society Philippines
in partnership with the Autism Research Institute (ARI)
brings back

“Autism, Health and Well Being”

This presentation will cover the basics of Mind/Body techniques being to autism, especially High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. The topics that will be covered are eating of proper foods and diet programs for those in the autism spectrum-health and fitness programs and their positive effects on anger management, depression bad sleeping habits and attentiveness.

“Autism and Mentoring Life Skills Through the Ages”

This presentation will cover the rites of passage, developing accountability and responsibility, individual, personal hygiene and other important topics faced by young individuals with autism especially those with High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. Tips and personal experiences will be shared by the speaker to help prepare these individuals go through the important and crucial life stages.

Mr. Vicente Rubio
R. Vicente Rubio is Director of Pathfinder Mentoring. He has worked with young people for the last 30 years. He is a 5th degree black belt in aikido, and has practiced other martial arts for over 27 years. Vicente also has had a long career as a professional dancer in New York City. He received his degree in Dance in 2004 from SUNY Empire State College. He currently designs and teaches alternative PE classes for students with autism, ADHD, LD, and other social, behavioral, and academic challenges in public and private schools. Vicente is working with the Iraq and Afghanistan veterans at Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, California suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has mentored young people in private practice since 1990 and is the author of the book, “Mind Body Techniques for Asperger’s Syndrome – Way of the Pathfinder” published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers- May 2008. R.Vicente was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in 2010.

Venue: Quality Life Discoveries. 70, 20th Avenue, Murphy, Quezon City
SEMINAR FEE is inclusive of certificate, handouts and snacks

Seminar Fee (Pre-reg. until Feb. 20)
Member - P600.00
Non-Member - P800.00

On-site Registration
Member - P700.00
Non-Member - P1, 000.00

Click here for online registrations

Pre-registered participants may pay to Autism Society Philippines, Metro Bank, Kamias Branch Account # 047-3-04751874-2. Please fax the deposit slip with the name/s of participant/s to ASP office and bring it on the day of the seminar. On-site registrants will be accepted depending on the availability of slots. There will only be 50 slots available. No refund will be given to participants who did not show up on the date of the seminar. For more details, please call ASP at 7-903-5496.

The ASP Seminar Series serves as a platform to educate Filipino parents and professionals on the various interventions, modalities and theories surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder. Their application and implementation are left at your discretion. The views and personal experiences of the speakers are of their own and don’t necessarily reflect that of the views of the organization.

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