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.

05 September 2014

ASP at the adaptive technologies for PWDs seminar

The De La Salle College of St. Benilde’s Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) held a talk last 4 September 2014 on how to make museums accessible to persons with various disabilities, primarily focusing on adaptive technologies that museums and galleries can install. Various galleries and museums were in attendance.

The participants were welcomed by Joselina Cruz, MCAD Director and followed by a rights-based discussion on Accessibility and the UNCRPD. ASP Trustee Mona Magno-Veluz explained the importance of of art in the lives of individuals with autism and advocated for the continues access and exposure to visual and heritage arts. Advocates from other disability groups were also present.

Ms. Mona speaking during Adaptive Technologies for PWDs seminar


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