Advocacy, Autism

3rd World Autism Awareness Day Activities Philippines

Today marks the 3rd year the World Autism Day is celebrated.  Thanks to the United Nations General Assembly for adopting and  issuing a resolution on December 18, 2007 declaring April 2 as the World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) that will bring the world’s attention to autism in perpetuity. Autism is a pervasive disorder that affects tens of millions and does …

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Advocacy, Autism, Press Releases

Join Be A Fan Movement

Intellectual disability is the largest single life-long handicap existing in the Philippines today, affecting 3-7% of the population. More than 30,000 are born annually with the condition, and each passing year sees a rise in this figure. Each one of these special individuals needs the same care, attention and opportunity to be treated with respect and understanding as everyone else …

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Autism, Events

1st International Autism Conference In Manila

The 1st International Autism Conference in Manila will be hosted by Autism Hearts on February 3-5, 2010 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). Around the world, the number of children identified with ASD has nearly reached epidemic proportions. In United States, the rate is now one in every 91 children and still rising, according to the Centers for Disease …

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Advocacy, Autism, Events

1st Philippine Summit on Early Childhood Education

Educators, program administrators, school supervisors, university students, researchers, social workers, psychologists, counselors, developmental pediatricians, and parents will be tackling the latest information on early childhood learning at the 1st Philippine Summit on Early Childhood Education sponsored by Wyeth Progress Pre-School Gold which will be held at Every Nation Fort Bonifacio Global City today, November 5, 2009. This is a two-day …

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Autism

The Next Picasso

Parents will always be proud of their children’s milestones.  Well here’s one for you!  I am here to brag about my daughter’s art works.  I know it may look like doodles for some but to me I see a budding abstract artist. Picasso move over! See she was the one to choose the colors she will use while doing these …

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Autism

1st Sensory-Friendly Movies At SM Cinema 3 of The Block

Persons with autism (PWA) experience the world differently. Their senses don’t process information in the same way so that they may have unique sensory (seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and touching) experiences in a different manner. Thanks to the SM Committee on Disability Affairs (SM-CDA), in partnership with Autism Society Philippines, as they launched today the Sensory-Friendly Movies (SfM) at SM Cinema 3 of …

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