Autism Spectrum Disorder seminar set on June 5

May. 31, 2010

DAVAO CITY—The Autism Society Philippines (ASP) – Davao Chapter will spearhead a seminar and teaching demo on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) on Saturday, June 5 at MIC Cursillo House, Torres St. at 1-5 p.m.

The seminar aims to provide information about ASD, to discuss the nature and characteristics of each stage from childhood through adulthood with corresponding curriculum, and to present appropriate interventions.

ASP-Davao President Eric de la Costa said the seminar is the last part of the five-part seminar series which started last January 2010.

He said the part five tackles on “Adult Life: Sustainability and Independence” with sub topics such as Work Placement Options; Functional Communication Programs; Dealing with Behavior and Emotions in the Workplace, Home and Community; Social Skills and Community Involvement; Physical Fitness; Health and Hygiene, Independence and Safety; and Financial Preparation.

Seminar resource person is Special Education specialist Nino Ricky S. Tumadiang. Tumadiang is also a coordinator, teacher, consultant and program director on Special Education. (PIA)

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