The Department of Education (DepEd) releases on Thursday, January 19, 2012 the DepEd Memo No. 8 s. 2012, re: 16TH NATIONAL AUTISM CONSCIOUSNESS WEEK.
Pursuant to presidential No. 711 dated January 4, 1996, the nationwide celebration of the 16th National Autism Week with the theme "Making the Rights Real for Filipinos with Autism" will be held on January 22-29, 2012.
The celebration aims to:
- generate awareness on autism; and
- provide educational, health and social services for children with autism.
To know more details and the full content of DepEd Memo No. 8 s. 2012, you can view/download a copy here.
Source: Department of Education (DepEd)
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