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.

06 December 2013

A Seminar on “Training and Job Coaching Person’s with Autism”

Teacher Landa Bautista, Executive Director of The Learning Center led “Training and Job Coaching Persons with Autism” last 30 November 2013 at Legislative Building, Quezon City Hall.

The first session entitled “Vocational Training for PWA’s” talks about understanding PWA transition and vocational training concepts, principles and best practices. The second session, “ABC’s of Job Coaching” discussed how TLC Inc. supported employment and explained the different job coaching approaches.

During Training and Job Coaching Person’s with Autism seminar

The seminar targeted the concerns of teachers, therapist and parents; and how they can guide their PWA’s in their future careera. Teacher Landa provided practical, interactive modules, like transition planning and developing on-the-job training programs near their schools.

Some participants commented:
“Most of the participants says that the seminar is very comprehensive and informative.”
“It served as an eye-opener for us further improves our vocational program in school.”
“Mostly, our practices in Early Intervention Education and other allied medical professionals whom are relevant for CWA’s. However, by learning this topic, we could apply those PWA who will find their job in the future and relevant for their life accomplishments/achievements. Good job!”


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