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.

03 November 2016

Seminar on Simplified Assessment and Educational Planning

Children spend just a few hours in school everyday and majority of the day at home. Collaboration between home and school vital is therefore vital to maximize the potential of your child with special needs.

How are assessment and IEPs made?
What are the parents’ role in individualized Education Planning (IEP) process?
How can home-school collaboration be effected?

These are some of the questions Elizabeth Rey-Matias, MD & PhD, Anna Blanca, PhD and Jason Reyes will address when they share tips and experiences on how to make and implement IEPs for the home.

This seminar-workshop can be especially helpful for Parents and Special Education teachers both in public and private institutions.

Since this is a training workshop, participants will be limited to 30.

About the Speakers:

Jason Martin R. Reyes A graduate of Asia Pacific College, Makati City with a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Computer Information Systems Management and is currently taking her Masters Degree in Education Major in Special Education (Completed 36 units out of 45) at the St. Joseph College, Kalusugan, New Manila, Quezon City, Metro Manila.

He has an extensive training and work experience in Computer Programming. He conducted free assessment and developed IEPs for students in public and private schools. Jason Martin is a sibling of a person with special needs.

The image shows Ms. Antonia Blanca wearing light blue blouse with curly hair.
Antonia Benlayo Blanca
Multi-Awarded teacher, professor and lecturer, Antonia Benlayo Blanca gained his Doctorate of Philosophy in Special Education at University of the Philippines. Graduated with a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Major in Physical Education and English at the University of the East.

Also took a Graduate Certificate in Special Education (MAT) (Teaching the Hearing Impaired) and Master of Arts in Education with Specialization in Special Education (Teaching the Hearing Impaired) at Philippine Normal University.

She has held many positions as elementary and secondary school teacher both in private and public schools. She retired from her position as Assistant Chief, Bureau of Elementary Education-Special Education Division. A Sign language Interpreter and Trainer at Philippine Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (PRID).

The image shows Ms. Elizabeth Matias smiling, wearing yellow dress and has curly hair.
Ma. Elizabeth Villanueva - Rey-Matias, M.D., PTRP, PTR, MHPEd, PhD SPED
She holds a degree in BS Physical Therapy from the University of Santo Tomas. She attained her Doctor of Medicine degree from the same institution in 1988, her Masters in Health Professions Education from the National Teachers Training Center, University of the Philippines Manila in 1999 and her PhD in Special Education in 2009.

She is currently a Full time Professor at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences at the De La Salle Health Sciences Institute. She owned and operated the I CARE SCHOOL (Individualized Children’s Academic Readiness and Enhancement School) in Quezon City from 2002-2004.

She is a staunch advocate for TransDisciplinary Approach for the Early Intervention of Children With Developmental Delay and is a valued resource person on Adolescent Sexuality in Children With Disabilities.

Seminar Fees

Registration is until November 16 or until slots last
ASP Member – P 1, 000
Non-member – P 1, 200

Seminar Details:

Topic: Simplified Assessment and Educational Planning For Parents
Date: 19 November 2016, Saturday
Time: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Venue: ASP National Headquarters, #9 11th Jamboree Street cor. Sct. Fuentabella, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Kamuning, Quezon City

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 and bring it on the day of the seminar. On-site registrants or walk- in will be accepted depending on the availability of slots. There will only be 30 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 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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