Special Needs Community Events

ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.

January, 2019


Parenting and Disability Program

Thursday, January 17 - Thursday, March 7, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Burnaby

Do you have or do you support a child or dependent adult with a disability? Do you need to learn about resources for individuals with disabilities and their families and caregivers? • Learn about government and nongovernmental agencies. • Learn...

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Behaviour Interventionist Training Workshop Vancouver

Saturday, January 19 - Sunday, January 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Vancouver

The two-day training on the implementation of behavioural autism treatments is run by highly experienced behavioural consultants. Content includes introductory and intermediate level of core ABA Therapy teachings. This readies professionals to work on home-based behavioral intervention teams, and educates...

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Behaviour Interventionist Training Workshop Victoria

Saturday, January 19 - Sunday, January 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Victoria

The two-day training on the implementation of behavioural autism treatments is run by highly experienced behavioural consultants. Content includes introductory and intermediate level of core ABA Therapy teachings. This readies professionals to work on home-based behavioral intervention teams, and educates...

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Real Talk Tough Cookies Event

Thursday, January 24, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Burnaby

RealTalk Tough Cookies is an event where women with a cognitive disability meet casually to decorate cookies, share stories about their favourite female heroes throughout history, watch some Real Talk videos, and participate in a conversation facilitated by a certified sexual...

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February, 2019


PEERS© in the Valley

Monday, February 4 - Thursday, May 30, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Abbotsford

PEERS © is a critically acclaimed social skills program developed to help middle school, high school and young adults who are having difficulty making or keeping friends. It includes separate parent and teen sessions that meet at the same time...

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PEERS for Teens

Thursday, February 7 - Thursday, May 16
Burnaby

AGES: Grades 7 – 12 START DATE: Thursday February 7, 2019 to Thursday March 29, 2019 TIME: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM LOCATION: #103-4181 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC, V5C 2J3 COST: $1750 Social Skills Teaching PEERS...

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Autism Conference

Friday, February 8 - Saturday, February 9
Richmond

Friday, February 8th - Ruth Aspy - Positive Strategies for Supporting Self-Regulation This presentation provides information on how to identify when characteristics of ASD are interfering with self-regulation. A range...

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AutismBC Northern Region Family Support Group – Sibling Support

Wednesday, February 13
Prince George

Throughout September to June, every second Wednesday of the month, our Family Support Group runs from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The Family Support Group provides valuable support to families affected...

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UBC PEERS: Social Skills Intervention for Teens with ASD

Thursday, February 14 - Friday, May 31
Vancouver

PEERS® is an evidence-based intervention program that is designed to help teens make and keep friends WHO: Teens with ASD between the ages of 13-18 with friendship difficulties Must be...

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Culturally Responsive Group-Based Positive Behaviour Support Workshop for Chinese Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Saturday, February 16 - Sunday, February 17
Vancouver

A culturally responsive group-based Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) workshop in February 2019 for families with a child who fits these characteristics: Autism Spectrum Disorder Under age 6 Mild-to-moderate levels of...

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