FORMER President Fidel V. Ramos and SM Prime Holdings Inc. Director Hans T. Sy were the recipients of Autism Society Philippines’s (ASP) advocacy awards at the recent Angels Walk for Autism, an annual event advocating for the acceptance, accommodation and appreciation of Filipinos with autism toward an inclusive society, held on March 3 at SM Mall of Asia.

This year’s gathering celebrated the legacy of leaders that have actively supported and brought forward the discussion of autism awareness in the country for the last three decades, across its 97,000 chapters and to its 13,000 members.

Fidel V. Ramos (FVR), who issued Executive Order 711 of 1996 instituting the commemoration of the National Autism Consciousness Week, was named as the Father of Philippine Autism Advocacy.

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