Gawad Metronian Awarded Educational Fund Assistance to Autism Society PhilippinesNovember 28, 2015
Last November 25, I witnessed the signing of the MOA between Cecile Sicam, Secretary and former president of Autism Society Philippines (ASP), and Evelyne Dominguez, Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. (GMEFI) President in support of ASP’s proposal entitled: Educational Assessment and Formulation of Individualized Educational Programs for Indigent children with Special Needs.Dr. Anna Blanca, formerly with DepEd Special Education Unit, NCR and Mr. Jason Reyes later joined Ms. Sicam. They will be working with ASP in the implementation of the project which aims to:
- Increase the effectivity of special education intervention being given in public schools by providing a model for appropriate assessment and IEP formulation.
- Improve the capability of public school special education teachers to assess and formulate Individualized Educational Programs and thereby implement appropriate interventions for their special needs students.
Project implementation will last for four months.A non-stock and non-profit organization duly organized and existing under Philippine laws, Gawad Metronian office is located in Metro Manila College, U-Site, Brgy. Kaligayahan, Novaliches, Quezon City. The so-called Katipunan Tree is found inside the campus.