ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.
Friday, August 24, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
This one-day workshop will focus on how to manage behaviours of concern using a low arousal approach, developed by Dr. McDonnell to help support personnel in schools and group homes manage ‘highly aroused’ and stressed individuals. The emphasis will be...
Monday, September 10, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
This class follows Social Sprouts 1 with five new social thinking concepts. The format is very similar. Social thinking concepts include: hidden rules and unexpected behaviour, smart guess, flexible thinking, size of the problem and sharing an imagination. Class focussed...
Tuesday, September 11, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Executive Functioning is something most kids on the spectrum struggle with so this class targets helping kids ages 10-14 plan and organize, stay focused, finish tasks and reach goals. In the initial intake, we will assess and decide on target...
Tuesday, September 11 - Tuesday, December 11, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Connect with PEERS(r) for Young Adults (19-30) A 14 week social skills program specially designed to bring young adults (ages 19-30) together to connect with peers, and build friendships. The PEERS® curriculum is evidence-based and focuses on teaching friendship skills,...
Saturday, September 15, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
In this fun, interactive class, kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Through stories, games and crafts kids will be exposed to the 5 lessons in part one of Social Explorers. Topics covered include: thinking thoughts and feeling...
Saturday, September 15, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
In this social group just for girls, we will encourage their creative natures while teaching social thinking. Topics covered will be similar to Social Saplings but emphasis will be placed on creativity. 10, 1.5 hour sessions for $750. AFU accepted....
Thursday, September 27 - Friday, September 28, 9:00 am - 4:00 am
Judy Reaven, PhD September 27 & 28, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Children and adolescents with ASD are at high risk for developing anxiety symptoms that interfere with functioning at home, school and in the community. Research has shown that children and teens...
Thursday, October 4 - Thursday, November 29, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Triple P® Stepping Stones is for every parent with a child (up to 12 years of age) with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and/or an intellectual disability, whether it is for specific concerns or advice on common everyday issues. Connect with...
Saturday, October 6, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
BCEdAccess is presenting our third annual advocacy conference - a full day of workshops for parents, guardians and allies of students with special needs. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bcedaccess-annual-conference-and-agm-advocacy-strategies-and-solutions-tickets-48639422823 This year we will also be holding our first Annual General Meeting of our newly...