ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.
Saturday, July 20, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab (ADDL) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) is hosting our 8th annual SFU Social Science Camp. This is a FREE, fun, and educational camp for children ages 7-12 with or without a diagnosis of Autism...
Saturday, July 20, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The first-ever CAN Relay 4 Autism will invite families, supporters and the general public to walk/run around the Swangard Stadium track in support of Canucks Autism Network! Taking place Saturday, July 20th from 10am-3pm, this FREE family-friendly outdoor event will also...
Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This fun, interactive class for kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Kids will learn 5 lessons in Part Two of Social Explorers through stories, games and crafts. Topics covered include: flexible thinking, size of the problem, hidden...
Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Social Saplings is about developing social skills, regulation and social thinking in children ages 7-11. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially and have mild anxiety. Our classes are small and an interview is conducted beforehand...
Monday, September 16 - Monday, December 16, 12:00 am
PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills) is a 14- week evidence-based social language intervention program for motivated preteens, teens and young adults who are interested in learning ways to keep and build friendships. For the Learners...
Monday, September 16 - Monday, December 2, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills) is a 12- week evidence-based social language intervention program for motivated preteens, teens and young adults who are interested in learning ways to keep and build friendships. For the Learners...
Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, September 29, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
We are excited to be bringing TAGteach to North Vancouver! This workshop is for parents as much as for professionals in the field. TAGteach (Teaching with Acoustic Guidance) has proven extremely effective in teaching children with autism thanks to the...
Wednesday, October 16 - Friday, October 18, All Day
The aim of this 3-day (15 hours) advanced training is to provide an in-depth orientation to the key themes and key assessment and treatment facets of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model. You will receive in-depth training and review...