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.

11 July 2016

ASP PweDay on July 13: Artismo: Manga + Mandala

PweDay Artismo: Manga
+ Mandala
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas

The Autism Society Philippines Wednesday "PweDay" aims to provide enrichment for teens and adults with autism (16 years old and above) who are not currently enrolled in schools. ASP PweDays will offer opportunities to learn new skills, to socialize with non-family members and to have fun.

On July 13, Wednesday, from 2pm to 5pm, we will be conducting a session on art. PWA Paulo Guzman will teach how to draw Manga faces. Pweymates also have the option to color Mandala (adult coloring) cards.

We would like to foster independence among our participants. But if needed, a maximum of one (1) companion per PWA will be allowed in the training room.

"Adults with autism who are no longer in school end up in the fringes of society." Mona Magno-Veluz, ASP National President shares, "ASP is deeply invested in building a society where a individuals with autism be the best of their potentials -- self-reliant, independent, productive and socially-accepted members of the community -- no matter where they are on the spectrum. By keeping PWAs active and engaged outside the home, we are also training the society to be more aware of what autism is, to be more appreciative of their gifts and to be more accommodating of their deficits."


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