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Family Bike

Sunday, May 28, 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shawnigan Lake

Families will have the opportunity to participate in a bike clinic that will focus on bike safety and basic bike skills including pedaling, steering and stopping. Participants will then be broken up into three groups based on riding ability (beginners,...

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Foundations for Healthy Relationships & Sexuality Workshops Series

Sunday, May 28 - Saturday, June 24, 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
Richmond

Want your child to know how their bodies work, stay safe and be confident? Not sure how to talk to your child about their bodies and sexuality? This is an exciting new pilot program of workshops for children and families...

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Introduction to Executive Function

Monday, June 5
Richmond

Introduction to Executive Function  Presented by: Dr. Suzanne Jacobsen Executive dysfunction is a term most parents of children with complex neurodevelopmental differences including autism are hearing. This introductory workshop presents...

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Mini Golf: for families living with autism

Sunday, June 11, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Coquitlam

Canucks Autism Network families are invited to participate in a mini golf event that will provide a welcoming and understanding environment to enjoy a round of mini golf alongside other families living with autism. This event takes place at Eaglequest...

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Inspired By Love Learning Event

Wednesday, June 14 - Saturday, June 17
Richmond

4 days of inspiration and education on intellectual disability and inclusion. Conference Website      

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LEARNING TOGETHER TO HELP EACH OTHER LEARN-Inclusive Education Summitt

Wednesday, June 14
Richmond

LEARNING TOGETHER TO HELP EACH OTHER LEARN When: June 14, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: Sheraton Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC Who: For teachers, administrators, parents and...

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Parksville Mini Golf: for families living with autism

Sunday, June 18, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Parksville

Families are invited to participate in a mini golf event that will provide a welcoming and understanding environment to enjoy a round of mini golf alongside other families living with autism. This event takes place at Riptide Lagoon in Parksville,...

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When Should You Tell Your Child He/She Has ASD?

Monday, June 19
Richmond

When Should You Tell Your Child He/She Has ASD? Presented by: Dr. Suzanne Jacobsen Parents are often unsure when or if to tell their child they have been diagnosed with...

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Autism’s Own 2017

Saturday, June 24, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Victoria

The Autism's Own Conference is one of the few autism events organized entirely by people on the autism spectrum. It is the result of a collaborative effort by Victoria's autism community, and it allows individuals on the autism spectrum to...

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Summer Social Groups

Saturday, July 1 - Thursday, August 31
Vancouver

 We are excited to be offering a variety of social language groups this summer in Vancouver, BC.  Each group is designed for specific ages and skill levels.  Prior to signing...

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Summer Camp

Tuesday, July 4 - Friday, August 25
Burnaby

 Join us at Monarch House this summer for daily activities in the community that will expand your child’s interests and opportunities, foster community relationships and make new friends!  July 4-7,...

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ACTING ANTICS

Tuesday, July 4 - Thursday, July 27
Burnaby

Acting Antics – Summer Program for Teens Acting Antics is a fun and inspiring program that provides the tools for developing social understanding in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)....

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Introduction to Mindfulness for Young Adults with ASD

Wednesday, July 5 - Wednesday, August 16, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Richmond

Facilitated by Georgina Robinson, Ph.D. and Lynn Savoie, M.A., this group will provide an introduction to Mindfulness practices. Designed to fit the learning needs of young adults with ASD, a structured group approach will be used to allow participants to...

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Get in the Game! Summer Camp

Monday, July 10 - Saturday, July 15
Abbotsford

In this camp children will practice their social and communication skills in a fun and active environment. With a program approved by Chief Occupational Therapist Kirstie Glasgow, we use a...

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Head Start Summer Camp – Session 1

Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 21, 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 Summer Camp – Session 1

Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 21, 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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Addressing Mental Health in Youth with Autism: Working with the Individual, the Family, and the Community

Wednesday, July 12, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond

Individuals with autism often struggle with managing anxiety, anger, or depression, and increasingly, interventions are being used to help address these difficulties. These treatments are best provided within a context of supporting families and healthy environments. This lecture will review...

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Holiday Options Teen Vacations

Monday, July 17 - Friday, August 25
Surrey

Surrey Association for Community Living Proudly Offers… Holiday Options Teen Vacations 2017! Join us this summer for a 5 day adventure to Whistler For ages 13-18 years! We provide a...

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Jobwise for Teens

Monday, July 17 - Saturday, July 22
Abbotsford

This summer event for teens will consist of 5 afternoons of job exploration and preparation. Topics will include finding a part time job, being interviewed, goal setting and life skills. Specialists...

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City Escapes

Monday, July 24 - Thursday, August 17
Surrey

City Escapes : Weeknight Adventures Join us for an alternative to our Whistler vacations as we Escape into the City for Summer Adventure for Teens Ages 13-18 years 4:00pm -...

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