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.

Social Emotional Learning for Children & Youth with ASD

Social Emotional Learning for Children & Youth with ASD

Thursday, February 29, 2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social-emotional learning is essential for children and youth, because there are a range of skills such as knowing how to solve problems, manage emotions and forge relationships that need to be developed with support. This workshop will: Help families develop a better understanding of social-emotional [...]
HANG Music and Movement: Prince George

HANG Music and Movement: Prince George

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - Thursday, June 27, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Prince George
Prince George: HANG Music and Movement  🎶 Discover the Magic of Music and Friendship! 🎶 Imagine your child stepping into a world where every beat, every note, brings joy and connection. Welcome to Music and Movement—a place where budding musicians and dancers come together to [...]
HANG Building Social Skills: Prince George

HANG Building Social Skills: Prince George

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - Thursday, June 27, 2024    
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Prince George
HANG Building Social Skills - Prince George 🎉 Unlock Fun and Friendship for Your Teen with Diverse Abilities! 🎉 Are you ready to empower your teen with diverse abilities to shine in a vibrant social setting? Look no further! Join us for an enriching journey [...]
07 Mar

Leaving High School, What's Next?

Thursday, March 7, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom
How do you prepare for this big change in your son’s or daughter’s life? This workshop is designed to help families understand how to prepare for their son’s or daughter’s transition from high school into a full life in the community. Drawing on the experiences [...]
Secret Agent Society - In Person

Secret Agent Society - In Person

Saturday, March 16, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey
Calling all Cadets! Are you aged 8-12 years old and ready to solve the mystery of emotions and social encounters? Join a small group of fellow Cadets and learn to decode how you and others feel and behave. During your Cadet Club Meetings participants will [...]
Spring Break Science and Social

Spring Break Science and Social

Monday, March 18, 2024 - Friday, March 22, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey
Join Science and Social Spring Break Camp! Are you ready for an exciting and fun-filled spring break? Science and Social Spring Break Camp is here to provide you with a week full of thrilling activities and engaging learning experiences. Get ready to explore the fascinating [...]
19 Mar

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) Webinar in Arabic (Pacific Time)

Tuesday, March 19, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Plan Institute is excited to announce that we are launching our RDSP Level 1 webinar in Arabic, Mandarin/Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Punjabi beginning in March 2024! Please click the links below to register for our upcoming webinars: Arabic RDSP Level 1 webinar: Tuesday, March 19th, [...]
20 Mar

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) Webinar in Mandarin (Pacific Time)

Wednesday, March 20, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Plan Institute is excited to announce that we are launching our RDSP Level 1 webinar in Arabic, Mandarin/Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Punjabi beginning in March 2024! Please click the links below to register for our upcoming webinars: Arabic RDSP Level 1 webinar: Tuesday, March 19th, [...]
25 Mar

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) Webinar in Spanish (Pacific Time)

Monday, March 25, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Plan Institute is excited to announce that we are launching our RDSP Level 1 webinar in Arabic, Mandarin/Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Punjabi beginning in March 2024! Please click the links below to register for our upcoming webinars: Arabic RDSP Level 1 webinar: Tuesday, March 19th, [...]
PEERS® Online

PEERS® Online

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - Tuesday, June 25, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Pivot Point: PEERS® Online
Nurturing Social Success: PEERS® for Neurodiverse Youth In the transition to adulthood, neurodiverse and autistic youth face unique challenges in social interactions. Addressing this need, the PEERS® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) program, originating from UCLA, is a pioneering social skills [...]
26 Mar

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) Webinar in Punjabi (Pacific Time)

Tuesday, March 26, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Plan Institute is excited to announce that we are launching our RDSP Level 1 webinar in Arabic, Mandarin/Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Punjabi beginning in March 2024! Please click the links below to register for our upcoming webinars: Arabic RDSP Level 1 webinar: Tuesday, March 19th, [...]
PEERS for Young Adults - Online

PEERS for Young Adults - Online

Thursday, March 28, 2024 - Thursday, June 27, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
PEERS for young adults is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated young adults who are interested in making and keeping friends and or developing romantic relationships. Young adults and social coaches (including parents or other caregivers) attend 16 weekly group sessions for 90 minutes [...]
PEERS for Young Adults (Online)

PEERS for Young Adults (Online)

Thursday, March 28, 2024 - Thursday, June 27, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
PEERS for young adults is an evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated young adults who are interested in making and keeping friends and or developing romantic relationships. Young adults and social coaches (including parents or other caregivers) attend 14 weekly group sessions for 90 minutes [...]
PEERS for Adolescents

PEERS for Adolescents

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - Tuesday, June 18, 2024    
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
PEERS for Adolescents Information
PEERS for Teens is a 12 week evidence-based social skills intervention for motivated teens in middle and high school who are interested in learning new ways of making and keeping friends. Teens and parents attend 90 minute sessions through a Zoom platform for online classes, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]