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.

05 November 2019

ASP Takkyu Volley Boot Camp is on!

The Autism Society Philippines, the nation’s strongest and widest-reaching autism advocacy group is inspiring acceptance, accommodation and appreciation of persons with autism (PWAs), through programs and projects relevant to the our growing community of 13,000 members and 98 chapters nationwide.

We are holding the first ever ASP Takkyu Volley Boot Camp on 7 December 2019, Saturday, at 10am to 12nn at The Decathlon, L2 Tiendesitas, Frontera Drive, Pasig City. Takkyu Volley, a sport invented in Japan, is played on a ping pong table where a maximum of 12 players play the game by rolling the ball, with wood blocks, under a regulation net.

The image shows an orange pingpong ball placed in its table almost under the net.
Digital poster for the Takkyu Volley Bootcamp

The boot camp will prepare our athletes for the ASP AUthletics Games: Takkyu Volley on 26 January 2020, Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall -- immediately following the ASP Angels Walk for Autism.

The ASP AUthletics program will be a nationwide program on wellness through movement and on competitive athlete development for individuals on the autism spectrum. The program will promote well-being, friendship, and achievement; as well as will inspire genuine acceptance, accommodation and appreciation in an Autism-OK Philippines.

We invite duly-accredited ASP Chapters to be among the pioneer teams that will help propel this program forward. We need your commitment to:

- Field a team to represent the city and commit players who are in good health;
- Travel independently or as a group to the boot camp or tournament venue;
- Ensure athletes are comfortably dressed and properly nourished/hydrated; and
- Ensure athletes are accompanied by caregivers familiar with their needs/preferences.

Interested chapters can submit details on at least six (6) representatives on the autism spectrum who can follow verbal instructions via on our before 29 November 2019, Friday, noon.

- Name of athlete on the spectrum
- Date of birth (must be at least 8 years old)
- Name of Parent/Guardian (not needed, if athlete is independent and above 18 years old)
- Mobile number of Athlete or Guardian

Letters requesting for logistical supports, addressed to city mayors are available upon request.


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