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Michelle Dee named goodwill ambassador for Autism Society of the Philippines

Jan 21, 2020 - 10:55 AM

The reigning Miss World Philippines carries out an advocacy close to her heart

ADVOCATE. Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee is named goodwill ambassador for the Autism Society of the Philippines. Screenshot from

Filipina autism awareness advocate wins first-ever ASEAN Prize

Nov 14, 2018 - 10:06 AM

Erlinda Uy Koe's achievement has brought 'tremendous pride and great honor' to the Philippines, says Malacañang

Amid challenges, artists with special needs shine

Apr 02, 2016 - 11:40 AM

A look at the inspiring work of talented Filipino artists with autism or special needs

WORKING TOGETHER. This is the result of a collaboration between Lorenzo 'Enzo' Medina with Saturday Group artists Buds Convocar, Ding Hidalgo, Rose Gisbert, and Robert Deniega. Photo courtesy of Rachel Harrison

DSWD to raise autism awareness through family forum

Apr 01, 2014 - 3:31 PM

In celebration of the World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 Autism Hearts Foundation and DSWD are set to finalize the Memorandum of Agreement for this initiative

Autism Awareness Day: 'Light it up blue'

Apr 02, 2013 - 4:51 PM

On April 2 World Autism Awareness Day UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon calls for a more inclusive society that recognizes the potential of people with autism

AUTISM AWARENESS. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gives his World Autism Awareness Day message. Photo from the 'Ban Ki-moon' Facebook page