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, 2019

Triple P Parenting Program

Thursday, October 24 - Thursday, December 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Triple P is a broad-based parenting intervention for every parent with a child (up to 12 years of age) whether it is for specific concerns or advice on common everyday issues.  Connect with other parents and learn about: 1)How to...

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The Use of Medicinal Cannabis for Children with Special Needs

Thursday, October 24, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DR. JANE HAILEY is currently a Pediatrician in private practice and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. In 2018 Dr. Hailey began prescribing medicinal cannabis as part of her Pediatric Practice and will relate her knowledge...

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Gaining Student Cooperation: The First Step to Learning and Inclusion

Friday, October 25, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

POPARD’s District Training Model Friday, October 25th, 2019 Alexandra Voroshina, MA, BCBA Georgina Robinson, PhD Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) View event details & registration Live stream: Watch and participate live online by registering for web...

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IMAX Victoria: Sensory-Sensitive Screening of Great Bear Rainforest

Friday, October 25, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Running Time: 45 minutes Audience: Sensory-Sensitive Event Rating: G - All audiences Sensory sensitive screening intended for guests who find the Immersive IMAX Experience prohibitive. Low lighting will remain on, volume will be lowered, doors will be left open and...

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Teaching New Skills to Learners with ASD

Friday, October 25, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

DR. SARAH PASTRANA and DR. TYLA FREWING are Board Certified Behaviour Analysts working in private practice in Greater Vancouver. They have worked with children, youth, and adults with ASD designing and implementing comprehensive ABA programs. Their presentation will include concrete...

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Behaviour Interventionist Training Workshop (Campbell River)

Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, October 27, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Campbell River

Join us for a two-day training workshop on the implementation of autism behaviour plans. You will leave this course with knowledge and practical tools you can use in the classroom or home environment. Past attendees have included parents, community group leaders,...

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Kids Can’t Wait Community Gathering

Tuesday, October 29, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for a full-day gathering of families, advocates, agencies, and organizations wanting to improve outcomes for children, youth and their families receiving early years supports and services in B.C. Please register at our event page: Kids Can’t Wait: Community Gathering Bring...

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Chinese Autism Parent Support Group

Wednesday, October 30

Two lawyers, Ken Kramer and Edward Ngo, will be coming to speak to parents about Will Planning. Please feel free to contact John Tsang (john_tsang2000@yahoo.ca) for more information. Note: This...

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November, 2019

Behaviour Interventionist Training Workshop (Cranbrook)

Saturday, November 2 - Sunday, November 3, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

BI Training Workshop (Cranbrook) November 2nd - November 3rd, 2019 9:30 am-4:30 pm College of the Rockies, 2700 College Way, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5L7 Join us for a two-day training workshop on the implementation of autism behaviour plans. Content includes an introductory and intermediate...

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Kamloops Youth & Adult Yoga (FREE!) | Canucks Autism Network

Wednesday, November 6, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for our Monthly Youth & Adult Program in Kamloops! Try something new, have a good time and meet new people. Wednesday, November 6th  5:00-6:30pm Evolve Pilates Studio  Enjoy a FREE intro to yoga, followed by healthy snacks and...

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