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ACT – Autism Community Training specializes in evidence-informed training, research, and resources to support neurodivergent individuals.

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ACT Events

Live and web-streamed events featuring autism specialists.

Autism Videos @ ACT

Videos to support neurodiverse individuals, parents, and professionals.

Autism & Intellectual Disability Resources

Evidence-based practical information resources.

BC Resources

Community agencies, recreation activities, service providers, support groups, and education near you.

Community Events

ACT lists workshops and conferences in BC related to autism and other diverse needs.

自閉症社區訓練協會 | ACT in Chinese

我們協會希望透過知識的力量,幫助更多華裔家庭

ACT in Punjabi

Resources for the Punjabi-speaking community in British Columbia.

Transition to Adulthood Hub

Outlines a framework for supporting young people from high school to adult life.

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Upcoming Events

Evidence-informed training opportunities featuring provincial and international experts on a range of topics.

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Managing Distressed Behavior for Professionals

Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Langley Campus 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC, Canada

This in-person introductory course is designed to emphasize practical, non-confrontational approaches for assisting individuals experiencing significant distress and exhibiting challenging behaviors.

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SLP and OT Support for Autistic Children & Families

Vancouver & Web-Streaming Live

Dr. Kate Ballem Chase, Clinical Director and SLP at Nurture, discusses how speech-language pathologists (SLPs) support autistic children and their families. Emily Lee, OT Clinical Practice Lead from Nurture, focuses on supporting autistic kids’ primary childhood “occupations.” Occupational Therapists (OTs) combine evidence-based support with positive, neurodiversity-affirming therapy.

Managing Distressed Behaviour for Parents, Families and Caregivers

Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Langley Campus 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC, Canada

This in-person introductory course is designed to emphasize practical, non-confrontational approaches for assisting individuals experiencing significant distress and exhibiting challenging behaviors.

Get Tickets $125.00 10 tickets left
Autism Videos @ ACT: Practical Information for Parents and Professionals

Discover Autism Videos @ ACT, where you can learn from top clinicians who share their latest research and experience on autism and neurodiversity. Whether you need guidance on Toilet Training, Sleep, Mental Health, PBS, IEP’s, Research or more, we have over 80 videos to help you understand and support neurodiverse individuals.

Autism & Intellectual Disability Resources

ACT has extensive information resources, including guides, articles and videos on a wide-range of topics, in multiple languages, sourced internationally to meet the needs of families and community professionals.

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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,是加拿大卑詩省內針對家有自閉症兒童的家庭提供線上資訊和教育訓練的非營利機構。
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ACT in Punjabi
Punjabi-language resources, and videos.

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Explore the latest in autism research or visit the Mental Health & Autism Project.

Autism & Diverse Needs Resources for British Columbia

Looking for resources specific to British Columbia? Visit the B.C. Resources page to find community agencies, recreational activities, service providers, support groups, education & employment, community events, the autism manual, new diagnosis hub, transition to adulthood, and much more!

Visit the New Diagnosis Hub, developed to help parents put an intervention program in place for their child who has been newly diagnosed with ASD in B.C.
Read the comprehensive information in the Autism Manual for B.C., ACT’s Guide for Living & Working with Children and Adults with ASD.

Community Events

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

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