Davao City- The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) -Davao Chapter will conduct a seminar on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) on Saturday, February 21 at DMSF-MTRC Bajada at 1-5 p.m. ASP-Davao President Eric de la Costa said the seminar is Part Two of a five-part seminar series which started last January 23 as one of the advocacy activities in the observance of Autism Consciousness Week.
De la Costa said Part Two is focused on The Early Life of Persons with ASD with topics such as: Understanding the Nature and Characteristics of ASD; Process of Psycho-Educational Assessment and Its Individualization; Appropriate Interventions and Practices; Behavior Management; Managing Children with ASD in School; Home Management and Dealing with Family; and Community Integration.
Upcoming seminars will tackle the Middle Childhood Life, the Adolescent Life and Adult Life of Persons with ASD. Resource person is Special Education specialist Nino Ricky S. Tumadiang. Tumadiang is also coordinator, teacher, consultant and program director on Special Education who has been working for nine years with Persons with ASD, Persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and with persons with other related developmental delays.
Seminar fee is P250 for ASP Members and P350 for non-members. Interested parties may contact ASP-Davao at 275-0051 or Ms. Mapet Cagas at 0917-9702254. (DSWD/ASP/carmelacadigalduron)