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Welcome To ILLC Philippines

Why Choose Us

  • Effective Programs
  • Contemporary Amenities
  • Genuine Service
  • Empowering individual with disabilities from different walks of life to become happy
  • Integrated and productive members of society
  • Friendly and Capable Staff
  • Helps students become integraded and productive members of society


Our friendly teaching Staff and clinical staff are highly qualified professionals with graduate and/or masters degrees from reputable universities here and/or abroad

Executive Director
Prof. Abelardo Apollo I. David Jr., obtained his degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of the Philippines-Manila and a Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of Queensland in Australia. He has undertaken the Autism Global Initiative Residential Daily Living Support course from Houlton Institute, California, USA. Prof. David is recognized as a local authority in the field of Community-Based rehabilitation (CBR) and in the Life Skills Training and Transition-To-Work Education of youth with developmental conditions. He established pioneering Independent Living Learning Centre in the Philippines, as well as the Rehabilitation and Empowerment of Adults and Children with Handicap Foundation, Inc. Through these organizations, hundreds of youth with special needs from all walks of life receive much needed interventions.
For his works, five presidential and three national awards have been conferred to him and his partners. Among these, the 2008 World Bank's Panibagong Paraan: A Competition for Innovative Ideas; the 2008 Apolinario Mabini Presidential Award for Rehabilitation Volunteer of the Year; 'The Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines' award in 2012 for his work in community occupational rehabilitation; and the Galing Pook Awards for the Best Local Government Practices in 2013. Prof. David has obtained global recognition when was invited to speak on his bodies of work on Transition Education and on CBR at the United Nations, New York in 2013.


The ILLC sees itself actively participating in empowering more individual with disabilities from different walks of life to become happy, integrated and productive members of society.



The ILLC is envisioned to be the country's Leading and self-sustaining developmental Hub for individuals with special needs. Its Effective Programs, Contemporary amenities, and Genuine Service will make ILLC an important resource of Filipinos


We Believe in...

About Us

The Independent Living Learning Centre, established in July 2003, caters to the need of children, adolescents and young adults with developmental conditions. The aim has been to promote the students optimum level of independence and quality of life. By maximizing their ability for self - sufficiency in the domains of self care, education, social interaction, work and recreation. Practical learning activities for independent living are provided in home and community setting to help generalize learning.

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