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Fall Events Calendar

Posted August 6, 2014

We’ve been busy adding more events for this fall. The new Fall Events Calendar is available for download.

You can register online or call the ACT office at 604-205-5467 or toll-free at 1-866-939-5188

Upcoming Events

September 17 & 18 – Richmond
1st Annual Canadian Social Thinking® Providers Conference. Applying Social Thinking and Teaching Executive Function Skills – early bird rate ends today, August 6th

  • Joanne Gerenser, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ABA and Social Thinking
  • Sarah Ward, MS, CCC-SLP, Cutting Edge Strategies to Teach Executive Functioning
  • Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, Founder of Social Thinking
  • Pamela Crooke, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, New practical lessons/strategies and rubrics for authentic data
  • Nine presentations by Canadian Social Thinking Practitioners on using Social Thinking strategies in the Canadian context

October 4 – Kamloops
Ready, Set, Coach: Supporting Kids with Autism in Community Recreation Activities – early bird rate ends August 28th
Presented by: Stephanie Jull, BCBA-D, Ph.D., Canucks Autism Network

October 8 – Prince George
Focus on Best Practices – Autism Resources for Families and Community Professionals in B.C. (Free – 6:30pm – 9:00pm)
Presented by: Deborah Pugh, Executive Director, ACT – Autism Community Training & Karen Bopp, Ph.D., Senior Behavior Consultant, Ministry of Children and Family Development

October 24 & 25 – Vancouver
Promoting Speech and Language in Individuals Across the Autism Spectrum: Collaboration for Success – early bird rate ends September 25th
Presented by: Joanne Gerenser, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Executive Director of Eden II Programs

November 21 – Vancouver
Best Practices in Early Intervention: An Update on the Research and Helping Families Build their “Team” – early bird rate ends October 8th
Presented by: Karen Bopp, Ph.D., Senior Behavior Consultant, Ministry of Children and Family Development

December 5 & 6 – Vancouver
PEERS – The Science of Making Friends: Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults – early bird rate ends October 29th
Presented by: Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D., Founder and Director of the PEERS Clinic, UCLA

January 31, 2015 – Vancouver
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About the Role of Occupational Therapy in Autism Treatment (online registration and details coming soon)
Presented by: Sheija Abraham, Occupational Therapist, B.OT, Diploma Child Psychology; Brian Lai, Occupational Therapist, BScOT, MHS and Jane Remocker, Occupational Therapist, BSROT

February 20 & 21, 2105 – Sidney
Social Thinking® for Early Learners Conference  (online registration and details coming soon)
Presented by: Kari Palmer, MA, CCC-CLP & Ryan Hendrix, MS, CCC-SLP, members of the Social Thinking Collective