Special Needs Community Events

ACT lists workshops and conferences in B.C. related to autism and other special needs that are provided by local agencies and organizations.

May, 2019


The Incredible Years: Autism Spectrum and Language Delays Parenting Program

Wednesday, May 1 - Wednesday, July 31, 12:00 am
North Vancouver

The Incredible Years Autism Spectrum and Language Delays Parenting Program (IY Autism) is a comprehensive, group structured program, delivered to clients as an intervention service. Group participants have children 2-6 years of age. The course is 12 weeks long consisting...

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The Aspie Comic

Thursday, May 2, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Surrey

The Surrey School District is pleased to present an evening stand-up comedy show with Michael McCreary (The Aspie Comic)! Michael’s presentation touches on many topics as they are experienced by someone on the autism spectrum who also struggles with anxiety:...

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AutismBC Northern Region Family Support Group

Wednesday, May 8
Prince George

Throughout September to June, every second Wednesday of the month, our Family Support Group runs from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. The Family Support Group provides valuable support to families affected...

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Challenging Behaviours Conference – Autism & Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Saturday, May 11 - Monday, May 13, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Surrey

This conference will focus on children and youth with autism spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and related neurodevelopmental syndromes, who exhibit challenging behaviour such as aggression and self-injury. This interactive three-day conference will provide perspectives from the...

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July, 2019


Summer Social Sprouts 1 – Surrey

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey

This fun, interactive class for kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Kids will learn 5 lessons in Part One of Social Explorers through stories, games and crafts. Topics covered include: thinking thoughts and feeling feelings, the group...

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Summer Social Saplings 1 – Surrey

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Surrey

Social Saplings is about developing social skills, regulation and social thinking in children ages 7-11. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially and have mild anxiety. Our classes are small and an interview is conducted beforehand...

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August, 2019


Summer Social Sprouts 2 – Surrey

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surrey

This fun, interactive class for kids aged 4-6 will follow the Social Thinking curriculum. Kids will learn 5 lessons in Part Two of Social Explorers through stories, games and crafts. Topics covered include: flexible thinking, size of the problem, hidden...

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Summer Social Saplings 2 – Surrey

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Surrey

Social Saplings is about developing social skills, regulation and social thinking in children ages 7-11. This is a great program for kids who have trouble socially and have mild anxiety. Our classes are small and an interview is conducted beforehand...

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October, 2019


3-Day Advanced Training Workshop with Dr Ross Greene

Wednesday, October 16 - Friday, October 18, All Day
Vancouver

The aim of this 3-day (15 hours) advanced training is to provide an in-depth orientation to the key themes and key assessment and treatment facets of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model.  You will receive in-depth training and review...

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