All of the performers in this video are inflicted with autism, but because they undergone early intervention they were able to perform this in a large audience and even do the whole number! This was their presentation for the talent contest. Amazing!
This was taken during the Angels Walk for Autism held last January 18, 2009 at the SM Mall of Asia where an estimate of 4,000 people which included parents and children either inflicted or who cares for an individual with autism. This project was done to raise the awareness about this condition and hopefully inspire support from the lawmakers.
The event was also attended by well-known personalities such as singer and actress, Karylle; SM Prime Holdings President, Hans Sy; SM Shopping Center Management Corporation President, Annie Garcia; Assistant President, Steven Tan and Vice President for Operations, Bien Mateo; Commission on Human Rights Chairperson, Leila de Lima; National Council on Disability Affairs Executive Director, Geraldine Ruiz and Buhay Partylist Representative, William Tieng. Other Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Sector also made their present felt and supported this activity by Autism Society Philippines (ASP) like Lauro Purcil, Abner Manlapaz, Kamay at Boses Pilipinas President, Engel Gamboa and the SM Committee on Disability Affairs led by Engr. Mateo.