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.

05 July 2016

July 30 Seminar on Where to go NEXT: Preparation for Employment

Where to go NEXT: Preparation for Employment
8AM - 12PM

Persons with autism need to be prepared for work when they get older. Unfortunately, there is a gap between and actual practice.

To address this gap, a group of professionals started the IDEA Project (Independence, Dignity, Employability and Employment, and Advocacy) to empower the Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and their families with knowledge about adult outcomes and what happens after school, largely focusing on Independence, Dignity, Employability and Advocacy.

In this seminar, you will get to know the occupational options for PWAs, the existing models of employment, get an overview of how to prepare them for productive occupations many more.

Speaker:
Dominic U. Cheoc, OTRP. Has a professional interest in evaluation and intervention of adolescent and adult clients who have employment-related concerns. Dominic is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from University of the Philippines - Manila in 2011. He has worked as an Occupational Therapist Consultant to various schools and handled different clients with special needs and becomes a full time Instructor at the University of the Philippines – Manila in 2012-2015. At present, he is an Occupational Therapist Consultant at Canopy Therapy Center, Therapy Works, Inc and Chatter Therapy Center, handling pediatric clients with different developmental disability. 

He is also one of a consultant along with Developmental Pediatricians and other medical professionals in creating a Transition Clinic for Youth with Developmental Disabilities at Developmental and Behavioral Studies Unit (DBSU), PGH (started on July 2013)


Seminar Fees:

Pre-Registration (until July 26 or until slots last)
Member- P 600.00
Non-member- P 800.00

On-site Registration
Member- P 700.00
Non-member- 900.00

Seminar Details
Date: 30 July 2016, Saturday
Time: 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Venue: ASP National Headquarters, #9 11th Jamboree Street cor. Sct. Fuentabella, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Kamuning, Quezon City
Map: http://bit.ly/1LwgklB

Pre-registered participants may pay to Autism Society Philippines, Metrobank, Kamias Branch Account Number 047-3-04751874-2. Please email the scan copy of your deposit slip with the name/s of participant/s and contact numbers to autismphils@gmail.com and bring it on the day of the seminar. There will only be 70 slots available. No refund will be given to participants who do not show up on the date of the seminar. For more details, please call ASP at 02-413-1942 or 02-410-4416.

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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