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.

June, 2018


The C.O.D.E. Initiative Coding Workshop for Beginners

Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Vancouver

WHAT ARE C.O.D.E. WORKSHOPS? The C.O.D.E. (Creating Opportunities, Defining Education) Initiative workshops are for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ages 8-15. This initiative is led by students from The University of British Columbia. Through this program, we hope to...

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July, 2018


Pacific Autism Family Network Summer Camp (Session 1)

Tuesday, July 3 - Friday, July 13, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond

About the Camp: The Pacific Autism Family Network is excited to invite you to our second year of summer camp programming. The Super Kids Camp for children ages 6-10, will run in two week sessions and feature inclusive, super hero...

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Free Summer Social Science Experience for Children with ASD ages 2 to 6

Wednesday, July 4 - Wednesday, July 25, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Burnaby

Are you looking for a fun summer experience for your child? The Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab (ADDL) at SFU is hosting a FREE half-day event every Wednesday in July full of crafts, games, and research activities! Who Can Attend? Children ages...

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Summer Social Sprouts

Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 20, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Surrey

In this fun, interactive class, kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Through stories, games and crafts kids will learn 5 lessons in part one of Social Explorers. Topics covered include: thinking thoughts and feeling feelings, the group...

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Summer Social Saplings

Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 20, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Surrey

Ages 7-10 Social Saplings is about developing social skills and social thinking in children ages 7-10. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially and have mild anxiety. Our classes are small and an interview is conducted...

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Pacific Autism Family Network Summer Camp (Session 2)

Monday, July 16 - Friday, July 27, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond

About the Camp: The Pacific Autism Family Network is excited to invite you to our second year of summer camp programming. The Super Kids Camp for children ages 6-10, will run in two week sessions and feature inclusive, super hero...

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Social Stories with Carol Gray

Thursday, July 19 - Friday, July 20
Nanaimo

July 19 & 20, 2018 in Nanaimo, BC Social Stories can play an essential role in enhancing communication and bringing down anxiety among individuals with ASD.  Over the past two decades, Social...

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FREE SFU Social Science Camp for children ages 7-12

Saturday, July 21, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Burnaby

The Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab (ADDL) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) is hosting our 7th annual SFU Social Science Camp. This is a FREE, fun, and educational camp for children aged 7-12 with or without Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The...

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Identifying Mental Health and Obesity Related Risk Factors in ASD – FREE Parent Workshop

Saturday, July 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burnaby

With the support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (UBC), the Autism and Developmental Disorders Lab (SFU) will be co-hosting a FREE event for BC Children’s research trainees, clinicians, professionals, parents who have a child with ASD, and other family members....

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Pacific Autism Family Network Summer Camp (Session 3)

Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 10, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond

About the Camp: The Pacific Autism Family Network is excited to invite you to our second year of summer camp programming. The Super Kids Camp for children ages 6-10, will run in two week sessions and feature inclusive, super hero...

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