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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Tuesday, April 18 - Friday, April 28
Positive Practices in Behavioral Support Through Nonlinear Applied Behavior Analysis Thomas J. Willis, Ph.D. This is a Live, Fully Interactive Web-based Seminar Attend from the comfort of your own office...
Friday, April 21
Dr Anthony Bailey, BSc, MBBS, DCH, MRCPsych, FRCPC Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry The detected prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) has increased substantially over the last 20...
Saturday, April 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Together with an amazing team of au-some spectrum adults we bring you, The Au-Some Conference. This is a day of learning about the diversity of the autism spectrum. If you...
Sunday, April 23
Families are invited to come out and bowl a few frames alongside other families living with autism in their community! This event will take place in the afternoon of Sunday,...
Friday, April 28 - Saturday, April 29, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Autism & Mental Health - Looking Beyond Autism ACT’s 13th Annual Focus on Research Conference will provide a forum for community professionals, researchers, and families to learn how to address...
Saturday, April 29, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
How does Autism affect an individual's life? How can therapeutic horseback riding make a difference? What are some strategies we can use to help individuals with Autism succeed in life?...
Saturday, May 6
The EAL (English as an Additional Language) for CPD (Caring for Persons with Disabilities) classes are for parents of children or dependent adults with disabilities. You will learn about government...
Sunday, May 7 - Sunday, July 16, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is designed for people with a history of depression, who are currently in recovery, to teach them skills that may prevent future relapse. It combines cognitive-based...