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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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Saturday Social

Saturday, September 23 - Saturday, December 2, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Surrey

In the fall, I will be starting a new Saturday Social group for ages 7-10. Let me know if you are interested as I have a few spaces available. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially...

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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 diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, as a means to combat the...

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familyWORKs North Shore Chapter – September Meeting

Thursday, September 28
North Vancouver

familyWORKs is a family driven network to empower and educate families about employment options Informative speakers Up to date employment information Networking opportunities September Workshop - How familyWORKs can help!...

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Launch Into Life – ASD Parent Workshop in Kamloops

Saturday, September 30, 10:00 am - 2:00 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 children...

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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 friends! www.autismspeaks.ca

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posAbilities’ 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show & Sale

Tuesday, October 3 - Wednesday, October 4
Vancouver

posAbilities proudly presents its 13th annual INCLUSION Art Show & Sale taking place on October 3 from 5-8pm and October 4 from 11am-6pm at Heritage Hall in Vancouver. This event is open to the...

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Connect with Peers for Young Adults Poster (aged 19 – 30)

Tuesday, October 3 - Tuesday, December 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burnaby

An 11 weeks social skills program specially designed to bring young adults (ages 18-30) together to connect with peers, and build friendships. The PEERS® curriculum is evidence-based and focuses on teaching friendship skills, important social behaviours, and dating etiquette. Weekly...

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Free MCFD Autism Outreach Workshop Series in Castlegar, BC: Oct 4 & 5, 2017

Wednesday, October 4 - Thursday, October 5
Castlegar

The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) is partnering with the Canucks Autism Network and the Westcoast Child Development Group to offer a two-day FREE Autism Workshop Series in...

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THINK SMART – ABA LEARNING CENTRE

Wednesday, October 4 - Wednesday, January 31
Burnaby

THINK SMART! Learning How to Take Control of your Brain This fun group will target a variety of skills under the umbrella of Executive Functioning (EF). Participants will be introduced...

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Autism Information Services BC – Open House

Tuesday, October 10, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Richmond

Autism Information Services BC invites you to our Open House on Tuesday October 12, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Come meet the team, see the new office, and enjoy some light refreshments. Where: GoodLife Fitness Family Autism Hub...

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Stepping Stones Triple P – delivered in Punjabi

Tuesday, October 10 - Tuesday, December 5, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Surrey

Triple P® Stepping Stones is for every parent with a child (up to 12 years of age) with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and/or an intellectual disability, whether it is for specific concerns or advice on common everyday issues. (Flyer available...

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Stepping Stones Triple P group

Wednesday, October 11 - Wednesday, December 6, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Burnaby

Triple P® Stepping Stones is for every parent with a child (up to 12 years of age) with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and/or an intellectual disability, whether it is for specific concerns or advice on common everyday issues. Connect with...

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Connect with PEERS for teens (ages 14 – 18)

Thursday, October 12 - Thursday, December 7, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burnaby

  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! www.laurelbc.ca A 10-week social skills program specially designed to bring youth (ages 14-18) together to connect with peers and build friendships. Based on the PEERS® curriculum, this group focuses on friendship skills and teaching...

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Job Club for Youth and Young Adults

Thursday, October 19 - Thursday, December 7, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
North Vancouver

North Shore Disability Resource Centre JOB CLUB! OCTOBER 19-DECEMBER 7, 2017 4:00pm to 5:30pm Get together with other youth and young adults at Job Club & start mapping your way to a future job by: Matching your interests & skills...

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Spectrum Lights Parent Group presents Family Information Sessions

Thursday, October 19
Burnaby

Spectrum Lights Parent Group Presents Family Information Sessions Question/ Conversation panel with professionals in the field of therapy approaches for ASD. Thursday, October 19th, 2017 7:00 pm   These sessions...

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Picturing Success: Visual Support Strategies for Individuals with ASD

Friday, October 20 - Saturday, October 21, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Vancouver

Visual support strategies have been used to successfully support children, youth and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities for decades. Many are familiar with the use of visual schedules, but there are many ways in which visual support strategies...

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CREATING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES IN THE CLASSROOM/ PERFORMANCE BY MAYDAY CLUB AUTISTIC ADVOCACY YOUTH CHOIR / COMMUNICATION & LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FROM INFANCY TO ADOLESCENCE: THE SLP TOOLBOX

Friday, October 20
Vancouver

Friday, October 20 CREATING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES IN THE CLASSROOM Erin Yorke, Educational and Behavior Consultant, will provide strategies to address class wide behavior support. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND PERFORMANCE BY...

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AUTISM EXPO 2017

Sunday, October 22, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nanaimo

Autism Society of Central Vancouver Island (ASCVI) is hosting an Autism Expo to connect families with organizations and businesses that offer autism intervention services. I will be there as a vendor selling my Autism Awareness Puzzle Piece Pendants! Come to...

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