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.

31 May 2017

Family Support Group for the month of June

ASPs monthly family support group sessions bring together parents, siblings and other family members to talk about their journey in living with autism. Participants share their experiences and draw enlightenment and strength from others going through the same challenges. We welcome members and non-members to this intimate gathering. New ASP members are encouraged to join.

Momie Joyla and son Juris

Our facilitator for this month is Joy Ofrecia. She is a mother of two, Juris 17, he has autism & Patricia 16. She has been a hands-on mother and for 15 years, has been implementing home intervention programs along with other school/center-based interventions for her own son and 10 years for other children with autism. She has earned her Master’s Degree in Special Education from Angeles University Foundation. She conducts training to parents and professionals and orientations to different organizations and institutions on autism. She is the current president of the Autism Society Philippines City of San Fernando Pampanga Chapter and Program Director of Noah Autism Resource Center.  Teacher Joy finds her fulfillment in her role as an advocate of autism and an instrument to empowering parents of children with special needs. Her passion in what she does is fueled by the firm belief that she was tasked to fulfill God's purpose for her life.

Date: June 17, Saturday
Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Venue: Autism Society Philippines National Headquarters
Address: #9 11th Jamboree Street cor. Sct. Fuentabella, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Kamuning, Quezon City
Map: http://bit.ly/1LwgklB

Sign up for the Family Support Group via the on-line form below or call 413-1942 or 410-4416. Only 15 seats are available.



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