Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Philippines
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CARD, PHILS.-PAFI

is a non-stock, non-profit education institution that is committed to improving the lives of individuals with autism, their families and caregivers by providing various programs and services which have proven to be effective in autism management.

OUR MODEL for INTERVENTION

CARD, Phils. - PAFI uses its own model for intervention called the F. I. T. Approach, which stands for Functional, Integrated, Team Approach. This model integrates the "Wheel of Life" which epitomizes CARD's vision of providing quality education. This will give way for developing the potentials of the individuals in the following aspects of their lives, namely: family, physical, social, recreation, education, work, and psycho-spiritual.

The main essence of the curriculum is to guide them in becoming individuals who are able to survive independently as well as become functional and productive members of the society. CARD is committed to provide individuals with Autism the same opportunities to learn as other children in the belief that individuals with autism have the right to meaningful education, personal development, self-determination and social interaction.

WHAT IS AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS?

Autism is a lifelong disability that prevents afflicted individuals from achieving their full potential. It affects about one (1) out of every sixty-eight (68) persons as per Center for Decease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. Persons with autism have impaired socialization, communication and adaptation skills, delayed psychomotor development, abnormal response to sensory stimuli and peculiar patterns of behavior. They seem to live in a “world of their own” and seek to find meaning in their confusion by insisting on routine activities and repetitive behavior.

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