Community Events in BC

ACT lists workshops and conferences in BC related to autism and other diverse needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations. Submit your event.

Effective Transition Planning into Adulthood for Autistic Youth

Effective Transition Planning into Adulthood for Autistic Youth

Tuesday, April 16, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Transitions are a natural part of life, but they may be difficult for people with ASD. Planning for the transition into adulthood can help make this important shift manageable for both families and youth with ASD. This session will: Help families develop an understanding of [...]
Effective Transition Planning into Adulthood for Autistic Youth

Effective Transition Planning into Adulthood for Autistic Youth

Thursday, April 18, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Transitions are a natural part of life, but they may be difficult for people with ASD. Planning for the transition into adulthood can help make this important shift manageable for both families and youth with ASD. This session will: Help families develop an understanding of [...]
Square Peg Society Activities - April 2024 Part 2

Square Peg Society Activities - April 2024 Part 2

Friday, April 19, 2024 - Tuesday, April 30, 2024    
12:00 am
Friday, Apr 19 SPS Meeting: Connecting to Employment, Part Two Saturday, Apr 27 Movie Chat Night A Double Bill! 3:00pm Migration 4:30pm Pizza, by Donation 6:00pm 12 Monkeys, Watch the film In-person, at Jubilee United Church Tuesday, Apr 30 Everything Relationships Sexual Health Educator, Darren [...]
Acting Atypical - A Foundational Exploration of Acting for Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Acting Atypical - A Foundational Exploration of Acting for Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Sunday, April 21, 2024    
12:00 am
Vancouver
Mitch and Murray Productions, in partnership with This World’s Ours Centre is proud to present  ACTING ATYPICAL, a foundational exploration of acting for teens and adults on the autism spectrum. The exciting program is hosted by Mitch and Murray Productions artistic director Aaron Craven. Our [...]
Learn About Support Worker Central

Learn About Support Worker Central

Tuesday, April 23, 2024    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Are you looking to hire support staff? Learn about Support Worker Central (SWC), a free, provincial-wide job board created for people with disabilities and their families who hire their own support staff. During this presentation, you will learn how the job board works, how to [...]
Supporting Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Youth with ASD

Supporting Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Youth with ASD

Tuesday, April 23, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Many individuals with ASD struggle with executive functioning, however improving skills in this area is vital for developing independence and functioning successfully in many settings. This workshop will help participants: Develop a better understanding of executive functioning and how it relates to home, school, and [...]
Supporting Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Youth with ASD

Supporting Executive Functioning Skills for Children & Youth with ASD

Thursday, April 25, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Many individuals with ASD struggle with executive functioning, however improving skills in this area is vital for developing independence and functioning successfully in many settings. This workshop will help participants: Develop a better understanding of executive functioning and how it relates to home, school, and [...]
Understanding the School System & Working Towards Collaboration

Understanding the School System & Working Towards Collaboration

Tuesday, April 30, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Families have the opportunity to work with their child’s school team in a variety of ways throughout the school year. This session will review: Connections between the roles, rights and responsibilities of teaching staff, administrators, and parents. Relevant policies and procedures that guide programming and [...]
P.E. Pals

P.E. Pals

Monday, May 6, 2024 - Tuesday, June 25, 2024    
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Vancouver
P.E . Pals P.E. Pals is an afterschool club to both make friends and exercise! Our indoor space has lots of room to move around and be active. We will play a variety of group games and activities such as tag, dancing, yoga, obstacle courses, [...]
Learning About Support Worker Central

Learning About Support Worker Central

Tuesday, June 18, 2024    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Are you looking to hire support staff? Learn about Support Worker Central (SWC), a free, provincial-wide job board created for people with disabilities and their families who hire their own support staff. During this presentation, you will learn how the job board works, how to [...]
Pre-Kindergarten Program

Pre-Kindergarten Program

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Our Pre-Kindergarten Program is designed for autistic children 3-5 years old. We have created an adapted curriculum that will be taught by B.C. certified teachers and supported by Behaviour Consultants (BCs) and Behaviour Interventionists (BIs). There will be two programs per day, one for high-intensity [...]
Online ADI-R Training with Dr. Somer Bishop (Oct.'24)

Online ADI-R Training with Dr. Somer Bishop (Oct. '24)

Tuesday, October 22, 2024 - Wednesday, October 23, 2024    
All Day
Online ADI-R Training with Dr. Somer Bishop
About the course   This two-day web-based training is intended to introduce new users of the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) to administration and scoring principles of the instrument. The ADI-R is a semi-structured, standardized parent interview designed to elicit information about social-communication deficits and restricted [...]