Upcoming Live Events

Join us for inspiration and information! At ACT’s live events, leading practitioners and researchers from across the world share their insights with parents and professionals.

Building Community Recreation Skills: Why It’s Important to Get Your Child with Autism Involved, and Where to Start

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 - Web Streaming Only

Stephanie Jull, PhD
VP Programs, Training & Community Engagement - Canucks Autism Network (CAN)

This workshop will provide parents and caregivers with ideas for how to get their children meaningfully involved in community-based recreation opportunities.

View Event Details & Registration


Combating Compassion Fatigue for Families and Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - Web Streaming Only

Georgina Robinson, PhD, Certified School Psychologist
Principal, Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD)

This workshop will explore the “costs of caring” and its potential physical and emotional toll, as well as research supported strategies that can empower families and build their resistance to ward off compassion fatigue. Systems supports, self-care, and mindful self-compassion will be featured.  

View Event Details & Registration


Helping Your Child with Autism Thrive in Sport and Recreation

Thursday, November 5th, 2020 - Web Streaming Only

Stephanie Jull, PhD
VP Programs, Training & Community Engagement, Canucks Autism Network (CAN)

This workshop will cover a range of evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviour in community-based sport and recreation opportunities.

View Event Details & Registration


Save the Date: More Upcoming ACT Events

Details & registration coming soon for these events


Subscribe to our email newsletter for event updates

Guided Practice in Mindful Self-Compassion – An Experiential Introductory Session for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Georgina Robinson, PhD, Certified School Psychologist/ Principal – POPARD
November 6th, 2020 – Web Streaming Only


Positive Behavior Support – A Practical Introduction for Parents & Caregivers

Brenda Fossett, PhD, BCBA-D
November 27, 2020 – Web Streaming Only


Parents are Teachers, Too! Embedding Instruction Into Daily Routines and Activities

Brenda Fossett, PhD, BCBA-D
November 28, 2020 – Web Streaming Only


IEPs… Why They Still Matter

Richard Stock, PhD, BCBA-D
December 3 & 4, 2020 – Web Streaming Only


Toilet Training For Everyone – Revised And Expanded

Pat Mirenda, PhD, BCBA-D and Katie Rinald, BCBA
February 4 & 5, 2021 – Web Streaming Only


Two Days on the Art and Science of Early Detection and Treatment of ASD

Dr. Amy Wetherby, CCC-SLP
March 4 & 5, 2021 – Web Streaming Only


Focus on Research: The Impact of COVID-19 on Children with ASD

Conference
April 22 & 23, 2021 – Web Streaming Only


Cutting Edge Strategies to Improve Executive Function Skills 2021

Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP
August 19 & 20, 2021 – Vancouver, BC & Web Streaming


Start learning today on ACT’s Autism Videos @ ACT

ACT Videos are presented by respected clinicians committed to sharing the latest in research and clinical experience. We now have 66 videos on diverse topics, including Toilet Training, Sleep, Mental Health, PBS, IEP’s, Research, and much more.

Visit Autism Videos @ ACT

Learning Streams
COVID-19: Resources for the Autism Community Mental Health and Autism Project Women and Girls with Autism Positive Behavior Support in School, Home and Community


Past ACT Events

Download the 2019 Report to Donors (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2019 (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2018 (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2017 (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2016 (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2015 (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2014 (pdf)
Download our archived events from 2013 (pdf)