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Children’s Frienship Training – ABA Learning Centre

Tuesday, February 20 - Tuesday, May 15
Burnaby

Children’s Friendship Training is a social skills program for children in Grades 2 to 6, who have a hard time developing and maintaining friendships.  This program sets itself apart from...

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Children’s Frienship Training – ABA Learning Centre

Tuesday, February 20 - Tuesday, May 15
Burnaby

Children’s Friendship Training is a social skills program for children in Grades 2 to 6, who have a hard time developing and maintaining friendships.  This program sets itself apart from...

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“I’m going to be a video game designer!”- Helping Teens Prepare for the REAL Adult World

Friday, February 23
Sidney

Pamela Crooke, Director of the Social Thinking Training and Speakers Collaborative will join ACT in beautiful Sidney on Vancouver Island to deliver training on transitioning to adulthood, thanks to sponsorship...

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Introduction to ASD – Practical Applications – POPARD (Surrey)

Monday, March 5 - Friday, March 9
Vancouver

This 30 hour course, taught by the experienced and engaging Dr. Ken Cole, with a small group of participants, reflects evidence-based practice in teaching students with autism. Instruction includes pre-readings,...

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Introduction to Contemporary ABA and Autism Workshop – ABA Learning Centre

Wednesday, March 7
Burnaby

This educational session teaches basic information about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and why ABA-based autism treatments are the most effective and scientifically validated...

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Faster than a Speeding Bullet: iPads in Autism Intervention

Saturday, March 10
Vancouver

Brenda Fossett, PhD, BCBA-D March 10th, 2018 in Vancouver, BC Details & registration coming soon!

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Social Referencing and Joint Attention Workshop – ABA Learning Centre

Wednesday, March 14
Burnaby

Two key, related skills that children normally acquire early in their development are social referencing and joint attention. These skills are thought to be especially important for children to efficiently...

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Cascadia Society Open House & Craft Sale

Saturday, March 17, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Vancouver

JOIN US! Cascadia Society Open House & Craft Sale When: Saturday, March 17th, 2018 Time: 1:00 - 3:00PM Where: Circle Hall, 348 W 19th Street, North Vancouver Please join us and learn more about what we do at Cascadia Society.  There will also be...

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Connect with PEERS®

Monday, March 19 - Thursday, March 29
Vancouver

CONNECT with PEERS® presented by Laurel Behaviour Support Services (posAbilities). A social skills camp specially designed to bring youth (ages 14-18) together to connect with peers and build friendships. Based...

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Head Start Camp – Week 1

Monday, March 19 - Friday, March 23
Vancouver

Head Start is presented by posAbilities Employment Service. Head Start is an innovative, fun and engaging spring break camp for youth between the ages of 14-18 who would like to...

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Intensive Teaching Workshop – ABA Learning Centre

Wednesday, March 21
Burnaby

Participants are taught that in a Verbal Behaviour program, discrete trial teaching is called Intensive Teaching and it is an empirically proven technique known to teach specific skills and behaviours...

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Pairing and Manding Workshop – ABA Learning Centre

Wednesday, March 21
Burnaby

This educational session teaches the importance of pairing preferred items and activities with the parent or interventionists to make the adult a “conditioned reinforcer”. This increases the likelihood of cooperation...

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Head Start Camp – Week 2

Monday, March 26 - Thursday, March 29
Vancouver

Head Start is presented by posAbilities Employment Service. Head Start is an innovative, fun and engaging spring break camp for youth between the ages of 14-18 who would like to...

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Natural Environment Teaching Workshop – ABA Learning Centre

Wednesday, April 4
Burnaby

This session shows participants that teaching can permeate every activity and that they can support the child’s learning by following the child’s lead using activities in the child’s daily life to encourage the use...

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ACT’s 14th Annual Focus on Research Conference

Thursday, April 5 - Friday, April 6
Vancouver

Visit the event page for full details and registration. About the Event Live stream: Watch and participate live from anywhere by registering for web streaming.  All times are Pacific Standard Time....

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Dealing with Problem Behaviour – ABA Learning Centre

Wednesday, April 11
Burnaby

This workshop teaches parents, Behaviour Interventionists (BIs), and school teams about the dynamics of problem behaviour and the different functions of challenging behaviour(s) and discusses the steps required to develop support plans that...

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Burnaby Community Group: Autism and Anxiety

Friday, April 13
Burnaby

AutismBC Burnaby Community Support group proudly presents:   “Buzz off Butterflies! Anxiety and Autism” by Rubina Mangat, BCBA, RCC, NCC Date: Friday April 13, 2018 Time: 10am-12noon Place: Studio, #301...

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PEERS

Saturday, April 14 - Saturday, September 29
Surrey

PEERS for older teens PEERS for ages 12-17, 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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Kelowna Autism Walk 2018

Sunday, April 15, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kelowna

FREE, Family friendly, everyone welcome, dog friendly (as long as they are behaved and on leash) event. No need to register.  The goal is to highlight services in the autism/diversability community and make community connections. This is a fun-raiser not...

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Chilliwack and Fraser Cascade Transition & Resource Fair, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chilliwack

Come and find out about LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL!  Have some Pizza - Win a Prize! The Transition Resource & Fair is for Middle & Secondary School Teens with Intellectual and/or Physical Disabilities and Adults who would like to plan...

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