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.

April, 2020

Free ACT Web Stream: Autism, Anxiety and COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

COVID-19 has profoundly heightened anxiety in the autism community internationally. Our families and organizations are struggling to provide a stable environment for children, youth and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Able adults with ASD are also feeling the strain.  ...

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BI Training Workshop (Zoom Live Online)

Saturday, April 4 - Monday, May 4, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for a two day introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis and the implementation of autism behaviour plans. You will leave the course with practical tools you can use in the home or learning environment. Past attendees have included parents who want to learn more...

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POSTPONED: Frankly Speaking with Dean Blye Frank – Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Life Span; Challenges and Solutions

Wednesday, April 8, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This event has been postponed. Please contact the organizer for the rescheduled date. Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education, the University of British Columbia, hosts the next installment of FRANKLY SPEAKING on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020. Professors Pat Mirenda,...

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May, 2020

Waiting For Assessment Workshop (Prince George)

Saturday, May 9, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prince George

Join us for a 3 hour workshop covering the essential information that families need to know at the start of their autism journey. This will be a live online workshop hosted at a PAFN's local autism support facility; the speaker will join...

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Advocating within BC’s Ministry of Children and Family Development – A Workshop for Parents

Friday, May 22, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

For parents of children with invisible disabilities, including autism, ADHD, anxiety and a range of conditions, it is often a challenge to convince those in authority that one’s child requires services beyond what a family can typically access. This situation...

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