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.

14 February 2014

Dumaguete celebrates the 18th NACW

Autism Society Philippines Dumaguete Chapter joined the nation in celebrating the 18th National Autism Consciousness Week with a several activities. Angels walk started at the Rizal Park and ended at the Dumaguete National High School Gym, with an arts and crafts workshop. The celebration was possible with the help of the City of Dumaguete, Dumaguete City Health Office, Dumaguete City Social Welfare Office, the Department of Health, GPRehab, Dumaguete West Central School, CELTA College of Education, Hermanas of Silliman University and American Corner of Silliman University Library.



ASP Dumaguete Chapter, led by parents and siblings of individuals on the spectrum, spoke about autism and our autism advocacy via radio and TV guestings -- at Power 91 FM, Magic 95.1, DYWC Radyo Bandido, 93.7 Energy FM and Phil Products CATV-6. The team disseminated information about Autism Spectrum Disorder and announced the different activities that we will have for that week including, free pre-assessment for children with signs and symptoms of autism, a Temple Grandin film showing and a Seminar on the Signs and Symptoms of ASD for the day care workers, social workers, barangay health workers, nurses and midwives of Dumaguete City.

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