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2017 Gairdner Foundation National Program

Monday, October 23
Vancouver

Gairdner Symposium Date: Monday, October 23,  3:30– 6pm Location: Life Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Hosted by Drs. Helen Burt and Michael Hayden, University of...

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Registered Disability Savings Plans: Parent Information Event

Monday, October 23
North Vancouver

North Shore Disability Resource Centre Parent Information Event Topic: Registered Disability Savings Plan Presented by: PLAN Monday October 23, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm Address: 3158 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver Learn what to...

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Facing your Fears Group Therapy

Wednesday, October 25 - Wednesday, January 17, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Surrey

Facing Your Fears Program Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Surrey-Guilford is pleased to offer the Facing Your Fears anxiety group. This group is designed for high-functioning children and youth who are verbally fluent, have a diagnosis of autism spectrum...

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Facebook Live: Autism and Ageing with Dr. Wenn Lawson PhD, CPsychol. AFBPsS.  MAPs 

Monday, October 30, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Richmond

Log in to Facebook and join our Facebook Live presentation with Dr. Wenn Lawson at www.facebook.com/autismbc. We will be discussing the topic: Autism and Ageing. If you have any questions please leave them in the comment section and we will...

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Canadian Premiere of “Keep The Change” (Tribeca Film Festival Award Winning Film Starring Actors on the Autism Spectrum)

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vancouver

BEING DIFFERENT ISN’T A HINDRANCE TO ALSO BEING JUST LIKE EVERYONE else in Keep the Change – a lesson that David, a grown man with autism, finds difficult to accept throughout the course of this empathetic romantic comedy. Charting David’s...

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CANCELLED: Spectrum Lights Parent Group presents Family Information Sessions

Thursday, November 2
Burnaby

CANCELLATION UPDATE: SPECTRUM LIGHTS PARENT GROUP Would like to offer my sincere apologies that the November 2nd Family Information Sessions with Presenter Keith Landherr ( Floortime) is cancelled for this...

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AutismBC Adults Go to the Museum of Anthropology

Friday, November 3, 10:30 am
Vancouver

AutismBC Adults go to the Museum of Anthropology The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus in Vancouver, British Columbia is renowned for its displays of world arts and cultures, in particular works by First Nations...

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AutismBC Goes to Sky Zone indoor Trampoline Park

Monday, November 6, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Surrey

Join us for a fun hour of jumping and playing at Sky Zone! The staff of Sky Zone have given us an hour to jump and play in a sensory-friendly environment (music turned down, lights dimmed) complete with ASD trained...

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familyWORKs Vancouver – November Workshop – Person Centred Planning with Rebecca Pauls

Tuesday, November 14
Vancouver

Successful job matching begins with the person - their strengths, interests and abilities.  We will welcome Rebecca Pauls, Director of PLAN (Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network), whose passion is discovering the...

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Two Social Thinking® Days for Young Children

Thursday, November 16 - Friday, November 17, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Vancouver

Presented by Kari Zweber Palmer and Ryan Hendrix from the Social Thinking Training and Speakers' Collaborative, San Jose, California. Day 1 - Teaching Social Thinking®  through Stories and Play An introduction to the development that underlie social learning in preschool...

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Spectrum Lights Parent Group presents Family Information Sessions

Thursday, November 16
Burnaby

Spectrum Lights Parent Group Presents Family Information Sessions Question/ Conversation panel with professionals in the field of therapy approaches for ASD. Thursday, November 16th, 2017 7:00 pm These sessions are...

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BI Basic Training Workshop – New Westminster

Saturday, November 25 - Sunday, November 26, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
New Westminster

Saturday, November 25 to Sunday, November 26 Join us for a two-day training workshop on the implementation of autism behaviour plans. You will leave this course with knowledge and practical tools you can use in the classrooms, or home environment....

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CANCELLED: Spectrum Lights Parent Group presents Family Information Sessions

Thursday, November 30
Burnaby

Cancellation Notice: Please note that this event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact the event organizer for more information.  Spectrum Lights Parent Group Presents Family Information...

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Sensitive Santa – Woodgrove Shopping Centre

Sunday, December 3
Nanaimo

Please join us with Sensitive Santa.....he is a wonderful person......dimmed lights, no music and the mall isn't open to the public yet.....See you there!!

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familyWORKs – Celebrating Our Gifts

Monday, December 4
Burnaby

familyWORKs Invites You to a Winter Party CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS - An Evening of Entertainment and Refreshments BACI’s Still Creek Centre Cafeteria 2nd Floor 2702 Norland Ave. Burnaby (at Douglas Road)...

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Introduction to Computer Programming Workshops for Youth with ASD

Thursday, January 4 - Saturday, January 13
, Vancouver, BC

The C.O.D.E. Initiative is hosting computer programming workshops for youth (ages 8-15) with ASD in January 2019.  We are a non-profit organization with the goal to provide opportunities for children...

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PEERS for younger teens

Saturday, January 13
Surrey

PEERS for younger teens This PEERS class for ages 11-14 will follow the PEERS curriculum but focus on transitioning to high school and related changes. Classes may incorporate some executive...

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Yoga & Art Drop-In Day

Saturday, January 13
Kelowna

Connect to Learn is excited to announce that it will be offering a yoga and art therapy drop-in day to promote our new 6 week yoga and art therapy program for the new year!  The drop in day is Saturday January 13th from 10:00 am to...

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PEERS

Saturday, January 13
Surrey

PEERS for older teens PEERS for ages 15-17, those teens who may be thinking about what happens after high school. 16 week social program for teens aged 12-15. participants must...

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familyWORKs Vancouver – January Workshop – Post Secondary Options

Tuesday, January 16
Vancouver

familyWORKs Vancouver - Post Secondary Options Post secondary programs can open doors to employment and create a social network. Speakers from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and The HAVE Culinary Training Society...

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