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.

October, 2020


BI Training Workshop (Online)

Saturday, October 24 - Sunday, October 25, 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 classroom or home environment. Past attendees have included parents, community group leaders, students, educators,...

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What does Family Quality of Life mean to you?

Saturday, October 24, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interested to learn more about what does quality of life mean to families of children with autism? Attend Reach Learning’s Free online event on Saturday, October 24th at 11 am PST hosted by Dr. Emily Gardiner and Vanessa Fong from Autism...

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Easter Seals – Weekly Online Music Classes for Ages 6-18

Monday, October 26, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get ready for some musical fun to brighten up the Monday blues! Jam out to your favourite songs, learn some new rhythms, and find harmony all together! This is a six week class. All sessions are run by our trained...

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FSI Learning Explorations – Creative Housing Options

Monday, October 26, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on October 26th for: Creative Housing Options with Karla Verschoor, Catriona Johnson, and Ben Postmus In 2018 the Inclusion BC and Community Living BC Inclusive Housing Task Force Report, "Home Is Where Our Story Begins," made recommendations about...

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AutismBC Adults Goes to Telling Your Story Workshop w Emily

Tuesday, October 27, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This session is developed for people who identify as on the spectrum and is intended to engage the young adult and autistic adult community.   AutismBC Goes to Telling Your Story   Join us to practice your creative writing skills...

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FSI Learning Explorations -Personal Strategies to Improve Health and Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Tuesday, October 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on October 27th for: Personal Strategies to Improve Health and Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities with Marlow de Paul. This presentation will discuss personal strategies for health and wellbeing for individuals with intellectual disabilities. It will explain...

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Easter Seals – Adult Weekly Social Club

Tuesday, October 27, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather weekly amongst your peers. Classes will include art, music and dance/fitness themes. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on the Zoom platform. Dates: Tuesdays starting October 27th to December 1st Cost: $60 Ages: 19-49 years  Registration is...

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Easter Seals – Weekly Online Art Classes for Ages 6-18

Wednesday, October 28 - Wednesday, December 2, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome to the highlight of your week! Express yourself through visual art through a range of painting, coloring, cutting, and creating! Get ready to let your creative sides shine! Supplies: A required list of items will be emailed to you...

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FSI Learning Explorations – Achieving Health Equity for People with Intellectual Disabilities – An overview of the current health outcomes and what we can do about it!

Thursday, October 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on October 29th for: Achieving Health Equity for People with Intellectual Disabilities - An overview of the current health outcomes and what we can do about it! with Scott Howe. This presentation is designed to raise awareness of the...

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Easter Seals – Weekly Online Dance Classes for Ages 6-18

Friday, October 30 - Friday, December 4, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It’s time to get down, get funky, get loose and dance your heart out! Get ready to move, groove, and have a great time! This is a six week class. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on...

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Easter Seals – Halloween Virtual Dance Party!

Friday, October 30, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  It’s a virtual Halloween dance and games event!   Join us dressed in your favourite Halloween costume and celebrate Halloween the virtual way. Invite your friends and make new ones!   All sessions are run by our trained camp...

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November, 2020


Easter Seals – Adult Weekly Social Club

Tuesday, November 3, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather weekly amongst your peers. Classes will include art, music and dance/fitness themes. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on the Zoom platform. Dates: Tuesdays starting October 27th to December 1st Cost: $60 Ages: 19-49 years  Registration is...

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Easter Seals – Adult Weekly Social Club

Tuesday, November 10, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather weekly amongst your peers. Classes will include art, music and dance/fitness themes. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on the Zoom platform. Dates: Tuesdays starting October 27th to December 1st Cost: $60 Ages: 19-49 years  Registration is...

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FSI Learning Explorations – Wills and Estates Planning with Korean Translation

Monday, November 16, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on Monday November 16th for: Wills and Estates Planning - Korean Workshop with Ken Kramer Q.C and Audrey Jun. Becoming well-informed about wills, trusts and estate planning is necessary to secure the financial future of your loved one...

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SHARE Zoom Group: Sexual Health and Relationships (Ages 15-25)

Tuesday, November 17 - Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Join us for learning, laughs and chats about friendship, dating, bodies, self-esteem, love and more! This virtual group is facilitated by a Registered Nurse with the Sexual Health Rehab Service (Vancouver Coastal Health) and available to all residents of BC...

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Easter Seals – Adult Weekly Social Club

Tuesday, November 17, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather weekly amongst your peers. Classes will include art, music and dance/fitness themes. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on the Zoom platform. Dates: Tuesdays starting October 27th to December 1st Cost: $60 Ages: 19-49 years  Registration is...

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AutismBC Waiting for Assessment Workshop

Saturday, November 21

If you are waiting for an autism assessment, this workshop is for you.  Join us for a 3-hour workshop covering the essential information that families need to know at the...

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Easter Seals – Adult Weekly Social Club

Tuesday, November 24, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather weekly amongst your peers. Classes will include art, music and dance/fitness themes. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on the Zoom platform. Dates: Tuesdays starting October 27th to December 1st Cost: $60 Ages: 19-49 years  Registration is...

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December, 2020


Easter Seals – Adult Weekly Social Club

Tuesday, December 1, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather weekly amongst your peers. Classes will include art, music and dance/fitness themes. All sessions are run by our trained camp counsellors on the Zoom platform. Dates: Tuesdays starting October 27th to December 1st Cost: $60 Ages: 19-49 years  Registration is...

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Behaviour Interventionist Basic Training Workshop (Live Online)

Saturday, December 5 - Sunday, December 6, 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 classroom or home environment. Past attendees have included parents, community...

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