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.

May, 2018


Siblings of People with ASD and Related Disorders: Unique Concerns, Opportunities, and Relationships

Saturday, May 26
Richmond

Don Meyer, Director of the Sibling Support Project, will be presenting about supporting siblings of people with Autism and other related special needs.  He will share what siblings would like...

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July, 2018


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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Social Stories with Carol Gray

Thursday, July 19 - Friday, July 20
Nanaimo

July 19 & 20, 2018 in Nanaimo, BC Details & registration coming soon!

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August, 2018


What? Me Worry?

Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Surrey

Using Taming Worry Dragons and other sources, we will identify worries and develop cognitive and behavioural tools to reduce their impact on our daily lives. Class is taught in an engaging format and practicing the class taught tools at home...

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Social Thinking Conference

Thursday, August 16 - Friday, August 17
Vancouver

August 16 & 17, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Social Thinking methodology teaches individuals with social learning challenges to think about the social world, in order to communicate more effectively. It provides practical...

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September, 2018


Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Thursday, September 27 - Friday, September 28
Vancouver

Judy Reaven, PhD September 27 & 28, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Details & registration coming soon!

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October, 2018


Positive Behavior Support in Schools Conference

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20
Vancouver

October 19 & 20, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Details & registration coming soon

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November, 2018


INVESTing in Girls and Women with ASD

Friday, November 2
Vancouver

Dori Zener, MSW, RSW November 2nd, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Details & registration coming soon!

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