AAN online meeting for future direction 4/2020 on 3 September 2020 via Google Video Call

Group photo

Group photo of AAN Executive Committee Member, AAN Secretariat Indonesia (LSCAA) and AAN Secretariat Bangkok (APCD) as well as welcoming of new liaison, Mr. Cason Ong Tzse Chun (left hand second row) of National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM) as a board member

 

Meeting agenda was reviewed

The meeting agenda was reviewed

 

APCD updated current balance in AAN bank account

Mr. Somchai Rungsilp, Community Development Manager, APCD updated current balance in AAN bank account as a point on the agenda

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APCD speaker was invited to Webinar #1: Overview of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Disability Guidelines on 3 September 2020, organized by Disability Inclusion in Gender & GBV Humanitarian Interventions in the Asia Region - Webinar Series

More than 30 participants and speakers, the majority of whom are leaders, self-advocates and women with disabilities, participated in the Webinar #1

 

Ms. Emma Pearce

Ms. Emma Pearce, Gender & Inclusion Consultant, shared overview of IASC Disability Guidelines – Principles of the CRPD

 

Barriers to Disability Inclusion

Barriers to Disability Inclusion” exchanged by self-advocate with autism, Ms. Supaanong Panyasirimongkol, (Networking & Collaboration Officer)

Saranrom Radio (TICA Radio of Ministry of Foreign Affairs) taped a program on APCD's 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café on 2 September 2020 at the 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café, Bangkok Thailand

Executive Director, Mr. Piroon Laismit and Ms. Pornnika Garnjana-Goonchorn, as interviewer emceeing the program

 

Special interview

Special interview of project staff with physical disabilities, Mr. Somchai Sae-Ueng (Bakery Kitchen) Yamazaki Bread Shop, Ratchawithi Branch regarding “Pride of Persons with Disabilities! Proud of APCD! 60+PLUS

 

Group photo

Group photo of APCD management team and interviewer (left to right: Mr. Sunthorn Nowarat (Manager, 60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Projects), Mr. Piroon Laismit (APCD Executive Director), Ms. Pornnika Garnjana-Goonchorn (Officer, Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Ms. Nongnuch Maytarjittipun (Executive Secretary to the Executive Director)

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APCD's 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café appeared on a T.V. Program of Thairath T.V. Digital (Talon-Chim by Khun Chai) on 28 August 2020, at the 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café, Bangkok

An emcee introduced the honorable guest, APCD Executive Director, Mr. Piroon Laismit on the program

 

Mr. Piroon Laismit explained the impacts

Mr. Piroon Laismit explained the impacts on and the importance of human resource development (HRD) through the project on APCD 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café in field of DIB

 

 

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APCD showed Chocolate Premium exhibition booth at “Fresh Farm 2020”, the Promenade Lifestyle Mall on 27 August–7 September 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

APCD's 60+ Plus Bakery and Chocolate Café was invited to show the DIB concept by Thai persons with disabilities (trainees with disabilities and their volunteers) at the event

 

Various Chocolate Premium exhibition booth was displayed

Various Chocolate Premium exhibition booth was displayed

 

Banner of the event “Fresh Farm 2020

Banner of the event “Fresh Farm 2020”

Representatives from APCD and ASEAN Autism Network joined "First ASEAN Web Forum on Disability-Inclusion and COVID-19: Engaging Persons with Disabilities for Effective Response and Recovery" on 27 August 2020 via Zoom and Facebook Live Platform

APCD staff of the Community Development Department (CDD) participated in the first forum of a Webinar series jointly organized by the ASEAN Disability Forum and the ASEAN Secretariat.

 

Various Chocolate Premium exhibition booth was displayed

Dr. Sita Sumrit, Assistant Director (ADR) and Head of Poverty Eradication and Gender Division, Human Development Directorate, ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Department shared objectives of the webinar.

 

Banner of the event “Fresh Farm 2020

Dr. Srinivas Tata, Director, Social Development Division of UNESCAP, mentioned future collaboration with APCD on developing a Training of Trainers (TOT) manual on Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR) through a regional training in ASEAN during the Forum.

 

75 participants in a Zoom

More than 75 participants in a Zoom platform and Live Channel, including AAN Representatives, Dr. Adriana Ginanjar, Chairperson and Mr. Dennis Ang, Chairperson of Fund Raising and Sponsorship Committee via a Zoom Platform, and Mrs. Erlinda 'Dang' Uy Koe, Honorary Chairperson via Facebook Live Channel

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Workshop on Paralegal Capacity Development Program for Thai Deaf Community granted by Asia Foundation in cooperation with APCD at APCD on 27-28 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Group photo of participants, resource persons, observers and sign language interpreters at opening ceremony

 

Sharing direct experiences

Sharing direct experiences and common challenges of persons who are deaf and hard of hearing in criminal cases

 

A deaf participant displayed a booklet

A deaf participant displayed a booklet on Gender Equality Act, B.E. 2558 (2015)

 

A resource person gathered inputs

A resource person gathered inputs from the floor during a brainstorming session

 

Group photo during closing ceremony

Group photo during closing ceremony

APCD attended an online session for Disability Inclusive Education Response to COVID-19 Pandemic organized by UNESCO on 18 August 2020

Welcome message and purposes of session delivered by Ms. Maki Hayashikawa, Chief of Section for Inclusive Quality Education, UNESCO Bangkok

 

APCD's Networking & Collaboration Officer, exchanged information about hygiene systems during a class for students with special needs.

Ms. Supaanong Panyasirimongkol, APCD's Networking & Collaboration Officer, exchanged information about hygiene systems during a class for students with special needs.

Congratulations to ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) on Being Entity Associated with ASEAN

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APCD conveyed their sincere congratulations to AAN on the occasion of being the newly-associated entity with ASEAN officially. 

APCD conveyed their sincere congratulations to AAN

After the accreditation, a new AAN Secretariat office will be located at the London School Centre for Autism Awareness (LSCAA), Jakarta, Indonesia and APCD will hand over secretariat jobs to the new Secretariat.

APCD will continue as partner with AAN

APCD will continue as partner with AAN to facilitate autism-related family support groups in collaboration with other stakeholders in the ASEAN region. Wishing AAN all the success for an inclusive, rights-based and autism-friendly ASEAN community towards a sustainable and self-reliant Network”
 

 

 

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