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Behaviour Interventionist Basics Training Workshop

Saturday, February 25
Prince George

The course provides foundational training for individuals interested in working with a home-based Behaviour Intervention team under the supervision of an ABA Consultant and Lead Therapist, and/or parents and professionals looking...

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Cerebral Palsy Association of BC’s 2017 Gala

Thursday, March 2
Vancouver

The theme of our 2017 gala is Play Without Limits because we believe having fun helps everyone reach and realize their full potential. If you join us, you can expect...

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Launch Into Life!

Thursday, March 2
Coquitlam

Transitioning into adulthood and the community beyond high school can be challenging for individuals with autism and their families. The Launch Program was developed to help families prepare for and...

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VASS Cup 2017

Saturday, March 4, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Vancouver

Join Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports for an afternoon of ski races, sledge hockey, silent auction, apres and more. All proceeds from the event will fund ski and snowboard lessons for people with disabilities. How to Get Involved * As a...

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Supporting Individuals with Autism in Sport

Monday, March 6, 12:00 am
Campbell River

Presented by Stephanie Jull, PHD, BCBA-D, Director of Programming, Canucks Autism Network IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MINISTRY OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT (MCFD) Registration required. Sign-up through BC MCFD by email at laurie.bobroske@gov.bc.ca or by phone at 250-952-4767.

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Dealing with Stress & Relaxation for ASD.

Monday, March 6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Victoria

Victoria Society for Children with Autism (V.S.C.A.) and Katherine Paxton Counselling Services Presents: I need a Break: Stress and Relaxation for ASD. Katherine will explore the differences in stress when supporting children and adults who have an autism spectrum disorder....

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Family Bowling: for families living with autism

Sunday, March 12, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kamloops

Families are invited to enjoy an hour of five pin bowling alongside other families living with autism. Bowling shoes are provided.  No CAN membership required! RSVP at canucksautism.ca/Interior.

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Head Start Spring Camp

Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 24, 9:15 am - 1:15 pm
Vancouver

Head Start is an innovative, fun and engaging summer camp for youth between the ages of 14-18 who would like to learn about employment, and opportunities that await them after high school. This camp runs from 9:15am-1:15pm Monday to Friday....

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CONNECT with PEERS

Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 24, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Vancouver

This social skills camp is specially designed to bring youth (ages 14-18) together to connect with peers and build friendships. Based on the PEERS® curriculum, this camp focuses on friendship skills and teaching important social behaviours that will enhance workplace readiness. Cost:...

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IMAGINE… a world without barriers…

Monday, March 27, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Castlegar

Imagine... A World Without Barriers http://www.selkirk.ca/event/imagine-world-without-barriers Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm The Pit, Castlegar Campus Event Category:  Featured Events   The Classroom and Community Support Worker students invite you to the 11th annual Celebrate Diversities event. Imagine...

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Leisure Fair 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vancouver

Join us at our upcoming Leisure Fair 2017! Explore recreation and leisure activities for children and youth with disabilities. Enjoy demonstration by Sirota Alchymy at 7:00 PM. Children are welcome!

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Launch Into Life – ASD Parent Workshop – Salmon Arm

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Salmon Arm

Tickets can be ordered on Eventbrite  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/launch-into-life-asd-parent-workshop-tickets-32701976492 

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Stinkin’ Thinkin’ and Poisonous Perceptions

Thursday, March 30, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Salmon Arm

This workshop titled "Stinkin' Thinkin' and Poisonous Perceptions" explores the common "thinking mistakes" that people who have an autism spectrum disorder can make, and how to work to change these unhelpful thoughts. The workshop explores situations and perception errors, and...

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Vernon’s 4th Annual Autism Awareness Walk and BBQ

Sunday, April 2
Vernon

 Wear BLUE and join us Sunday April 2nd to be the voice for people with Autism. The walk is held in Polson Park from 1-3pm. There will be: ~BBQ ~Food...

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Supporting Individuals with Autism in Community Recreation

Tuesday, April 4
Kelowna

BCRPA 2017 Symposium Pre-Conference Workshop Presented by Stephanie Jull, PHD, BCBA-D, Director of Programming, Canucks Autism Network The prevalence of autism is 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys)...

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Early Start Denver Model – Advanced Workshop

Wednesday, April 5 - Thursday, April 6
Surrey

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Launch Into Life – ASD Parent Workshop in Kamloops

Thursday, April 6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kamloops

Launch into Life! transition workshop is coming to Kamloops! Launch into Life was developed by the clinical director of the Ability Hub in Calgary, Dr. Katelyn Lowe, and her team. This informative and hands-on workshop prepares parents and caregivers of...

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Early Start Denver Model Information Workshop

Friday, April 7
Abbotsford

This one-day workshop on Friday April 7th will provide an overview of the Early Start Denver Model. This workshop will be presented by ESDM Canada and sponsored by Next Step...

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CAN Family Festival

Sunday, April 9, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Vancouver

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) will host the 6th Annual CAN Family Festival at Jack Poole Plaza, in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. The CAN Family Festival, emceed by Breakfast Television Host Riaz Meghji, will include live entertainment, a local...

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Family Festival

Sunday, April 9, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Vancouver

On Sunday, April 9th, 2017, the Canucks Autism Network will be hosting the 6th Annual CAN Family Festival, a fun-filled, family friendly event in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. Please help us support individuals and families living with autism in...

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