PHL EMBASSY AND PHILIPPINE LADIES CIRCLE – ABU DHABI HOLD LECTURE ON RESPONDING TO PERSONS WITH AUTISM

The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the Philippine Ladies Circle (PLC) - Abu Dhabi, organized a lecture on "Responding to Persons within the Autism Spectrum Disorder" at the Embassy Function Hall on January 13 to further expand knowledge and understanding of autism during Autism Consciousness Week.

Ms. Kismette Jane Cepe-Riguerra, Special Education Classroom Teacher of Future Centre for Special Needs conducted the lecture.

The lecture targeted Embassy employees, especially those who provide frontline services. The lecture focused on how to handle clients with autism and how to communicate with the parents or guardians of persons with autism while delivering Embassy services. END

Source: Republic of Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs