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.

08 July 2021

ASP Family Support Group for July 2021

Date: 24 July 2021, Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 12:00nn
Register below to get the zoom link

Deadline of registration is 23 July 2021, Friday at 12nn

July FSG Poster


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.

The Autism Society Philippines -- together with this month's host, ASP Manila -- welcome members and non-members, bound by a common experience that is autism. We aspire to educate, empower and inspire to help build an Autism-OK Philippines.

Our Moderators:

Cecile Sicam is one of the 11 original founders of the Autism Society Philippines. She has served ASP in many capacities, as Secretary, President from 2001 to 2004; Vice President. Cecile has been teaching children with special needs for more than 2 decades. She taught SpEd for three years Santa Clara County, California; and upon her return resumed her position as Program Coordinator of Bridges Foundation Inc.

She served as BFI's Directress from 2010-2016. She was her son's job coach upon his transition from school. Her adult son, Likas, has been employed for more than a decade. Now retired, she is currently ASP's Board Secretary, Education Committee Head and Project Manager of the Homepowerment Project.

Elizabeth Udquin is a public school teacher and a guidance teacher at Teodoro R. Yangco Elementary School. She currently taking up masteral degree in Guidance and Counseling at EARIST. Stories on Mommy Beth and her family have appeared on Orange County, Manila Bulletin, The Bottom line with Boy Abunda and Istorya at UNTV Channel 37. She has inspired others with her experience as a parent in various autism awareness talks and seminars. Mommy Beth is one of the national trustee from 2012-2014, the chapter president of ASP UP Camp Manila from 2010-2015 and currently the Secretary of ASP Manila Chapter since 2018. She is mother to two children on the spectrum, Cholo and Tristan.

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