ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.
Tuesday, March 19, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Children with ASD frequently experience co-occurring anxiety disorders, yet these anxiety disorders can often go undetected, given the overlap of anxiety and autism symptoms. In this talk, Dr. Kerns will review research on the prevalence, presentation and assessment of anxiety...
Wednesday, March 27, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dr Shanker's session include exploration and practical applications of: 1. The impact of an excessive stress load on a child's energy, mood, behaviour and learning 2. The Triune Brain: Limbic versus learning states and the limbic brake 3. The five...
Saturday, April 6, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
It's Soapbox Saturday! Join us on April 6th for this car-themed family-friendly event which aims to raise Autism Awareness and Acceptance in the South Okanagan. We will celebrate the accomplishments, skills, and possibilities of and for those on the Autism...
Saturday, April 6 - Saturday, June 22, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
In this fun, interactive class, kids aged 8-11 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum and explore emotional regulation, conversational skills and social concepts through stories, games and crafts . Each class is 1.5 hours with a parent debrief in the...
Saturday, April 13, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Families living with autism are invited to enjoy a bowling outing with the whole family at Falcon Lanes! DATE: Saturday, April 13, 2019 TIME: 1:00pm-2:00pm or 2:30pm-3:30pm LOCATION: Falcon Lanes, 2020A Falcon Rd, Kamloops This event is open to CAN...
Tuesday, April 16
Trauma Informed Sexuality Education for People with Developmental Disabilities Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, EST We know the rates of sexual assault among people with developmental...
Thursday, April 18, 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is proud to partner with Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to provide another Autism Accessibility Tour for individuals and families living with autism. Developed in collaboration with YVR, the Autism Accessibility Tour is an opportunity to practice the airport...
Saturday, April 27 - Saturday, June 15, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Try out our Adapted Art program, inclusive of all abilities but adapted to give more support where needed. Using a variety of mediums, learn new techniques to make unique art in a friendly and relaxed environment. Saturdays - April 27...