Welcome to the new ACT Website!

This fresh design for ACT's website reflects our focus on training and information resources useful to the autism community nationally and internationally. What about British Columbia? Our new look retains the most comprehensive array of resources specific to the needs of British Columbia's autism community, organized into a special page:

New ACT Website

Upcoming Live Events - Web Streaming!

ACT provides a wide-range of autism-related training to parents and professionals, mostly at Simon Fraser University's Downtown Campus in Vancouver, Canada. We also web stream events and these are open to registrants internationally. We offer bursaries to parents and professionals, targeting low-income participants.

Autism Videos @ ACT

AVA - Autism Videos @ ACT covers practical topics on issues across the lifespan - free! We have nearly 30 videos, grounded in research and good practice, providing reliable, non-commercial information to help professionals and parents. ACT videos by leading practitioners from a wide-range of professional backgrounds, allow ACT to serve the autism community internationally, no matter where our viewers live. No registration is required!

ACT Events

Applications of CBT to Address Emotional Functioning in Youth with ASD

Monday & Tuesday, July 24 & 25, 2017

This two-day intensive training is for mental health clinicians experienced in CBT with an interest in adaptations relevant to neurodevelopmental disabilities (e.g., autism, ADHD, learning disability). Sign up for live streaming to watch and participate from anywhere.

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Autism Videos @ ACT

The Essentials of Advocacy: A Parent’s Guide to Advocating for their Child with Special Needs

This presentation highlights essential information for parents, and the professionals who support them, in understanding the systems that control access to services for children with special needs.

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Autism Information

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Special Needs Community Events

ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.

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自閉症社區訓練協會 | ACT in Chinese

ACT 自閉症社區訓練協會,

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ACT in Punjabi

ACT has been able to both create and identify valuable resources for the Punjabi-speaking community in British Columbia.

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