16th National Autism Consciousness Week

January 22 to 29, 2012

Theme: “Making the Rights Real for Filipinos with Autism”

“Making the Rights Real for Filipinos with Autism” was adopted as the theme for this year’s celebration to give emphasis on the realization of the rights of individuals affected with autism and to support the campaign of the United Nations to give special attention to Persons with Disabilities which comprised 15% of the world’s population according to the 2011 data of the World Health Organization (WHO). Persons with Disabilities are the most vulnerable and marginalized sector of the society.

Source: ASP

There are heaps of activities lined up to celebrate this special occasion. Click here for details.

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