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.


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August, 2017


Multisport Summer Day Camp

Saturday, August 19 - Sunday, August 20, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shawnigan Lake

Participate in sports activities such as bike*, soccer, football, and baseball! This is a week-long session consisting of a 6.5 hour lesson, once a day, Monday to Friday (in the...

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Integrating ABA Methods in Schools: Supporting School Aged Children

Thursday, August 24 - Friday, August 25, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Vancouver

This two-day workshop will focus on using Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) methods to support students with autism from Kindergarten to Grade 12; in particular, those who are moderately to severely...

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September, 2017


Auditions – Mayday Club Youth Choir

Sunday, September 10, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Abbotsford

Attend a 'mock practice' session for the Mayday Club Youth Choir. The Mayday Club Youth Choir for Neurodiversity is a professional children’s choir that was started in 2016 by a UBC student...

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Choir Auditions – RICHMOND

Monday, September 11, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond

Canada's first professional youth choir and hip-hop crew for children, youth, and young adults with and without autism and other developmental diversities. Accepts youth ages 5 to 30. All ability...

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Choir Auditions – RICHMOND

Monday, September 18, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond

Canada's first professional youth choir and hip-hop crew for children, youth, and young adults with and without autism and other developmental diversities. Accepts youth ages 5 to 30. All ability...

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Autism Speaks Canada Walk

Saturday, September 23
Victoria

The Walk includes fun activities, performers and snacks, before and after the Walk.  Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and...

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Autism Speaks Canada Walk

Saturday, September 23
Courtenay

The Walk includes fun activities, performers, and snacks before and after the Walk.  Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and friends! ...

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Autism Speaks Canada Walk

Saturday, September 23
Colwood

The Walk includes fun activities, performers and snacks, before and after the Walk.  Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and...

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Auditions – Mayday Club Youth Choir

Sunday, September 24, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Abbotsford

Attend a 'mock practice' session for the Mayday Club Youth Choir. The Mayday Club Youth Choir for Neurodiversity is a professional children’s choir that was started in 2016 by a UBC student...

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October, 2017


Autism Speaks Canada Walk Vancouver/Richmond

Sunday, October 1 - Monday, October 2, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond

The Walk includes fun activities, performers and snacks, before and after the Walk.  Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and...

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