ACT's Archived News

Connect the Pieces on Available Services (Jan 27, Burnaby)

Posted January 21, 2015

 Please join us for an informative evening that will ‘connect the pieces’ about different services and programs available in the lower mainland.

Ecole Brantford School
6512 Brantford Avenue, Burnaby
Multi-Purpose Room (Music Room)

Tuesday January 27 2015
7:00 -8:30 pm

For questions, please contact: John Carinha at 604-767-2305.


John Carinha – Parent
John is a Brantford parent who will share his story about his personal journey; navigating the traits of his son’s autism from diagnosis through to blending both home and school environments.

Stephanie Jull – PHD, BCBA Director of Programming for the Canucks Autism Network (CAN)
Stephanie has a PhD in Special Education and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).She has over 10 years’ experience teaching staff in home, school and community settings to provide effective support to individuals on the autism spectrum. She also oversees on going professional development for the CAN program staff team.

Anne Millerd – Manager Registry of Autism Services for the Autism Community Training (ACT)
Anne is a parent of four, one with autism. She has a Bachelor of Education and has over ten years’ experience as a classroom teacher and educational consultant. In addition, Anne has volunteered in the autism community including the ACT Board of Directors where for five years as both a Director and President.  More recently, Anne entered the ABA Program at Capilano University where she was attending courses and working as a Behaviour Interventionist.

 Claudette Sawyer – Principal of Ecole Brantford School
Claudette has worked in Burnaby School District for the past 25 years.  For the last 10 years, she has been an administrator at Ecole Sperling School and Ecole Brantford School.  Although her expertise is French Immersion education, she has played a pivotal role in supporting students with Special Needs.

Join us and you will have a chance to win a signed Daniel Sedin portrait and a CAN pack (hat, lanyard and coffee mug) courtesy of the Canucks Autism Network!