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.

17 September 2014

September 27 Saturday Seminar on Relationship Direct Intervention

Relationship Direct Intervention
9:30am – 12:00pm

Living in a complex world with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is like living in a foreign country and not speaking the language. Individuals on the spectrum often struggle to connect with their world on multiple levels which impacts all elements of their functioning. While research still debates the aetiology of ASD, research has shown that through the passionate dedication of parents to provide early intervention and opportunities to grow, we can make a difference to individuals on the spectrum and most importantly parents (and professionals) have the capacity to restore their child’s ability to think, communicate and relate dynamically, and thus our session speaker will introduce us a guiding program that is designed to assist parents to promote their child’s ability to connect, think and grow by working on, not around the core issues of ASD.

Our speaker, Ms. Renee Dela Cruz

Renee Dela Cruz is an Autism Specialist with 15 years experience working in the field. Renee is based in Melbourne; Australia however has experience working with individuals with ASD all over the world. Renee has a psychology background, is completing a masters / PHD in Autism Studies and is a certified RDI® consultant. Renee specialises in the assessment, therapy, consultation and management of children with a range of developmental, social, play, learning and behavioural difficulties. Renee is skilled in functional behaviour analysis; modification, psychological assessments & diagnosis, and delivering intervention services designed to enhance functioning and quality of life. Renee assists families to move from diagnosis to active remediation, implementing intervention plans that are tailored to the child's and family’s needs. Renee guides families to break down complex behaviours, work through anger/anxiety issues, discover opportunities to reestablish developmental milestones and guides parents to develop their child's thinking skills.

Seminar Details
Pre-reg. *until September 25
ASP Member - P500.00
Non - Member - P600.00

On-Site Registration
ASP Member - P600.00
Non - Member - P700.00

Venue: Bridges Foundation, Inc. #22 Scout Limbaga St. Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City
Seminar Fee is inclusive of certificate, handouts and snacks

Pre-registered participants may pay to Autism Society Philippines, Metro Bank, Kamias Branch Account Number 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 Education and Empowerment Program 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 their own and may not necessarily reflect the views of the organization.


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