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.

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August, 2020


AutismBC Teens & Adults Goes to a Magic Show (Live Online)

Tuesday, August 25, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a Magic Show on Tuesday, August 25 with Mentalist Shawn Glover.  Note - Space is limited.  Register early!  We will gather in a private online chatroom and watch a show together. There will also be time for...

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FSI Learning Explorations -Leaving High School: What’s Next with Korean Translation

Tuesday, August 25

Family Support Institute is excited to begin launching free online workshops available to all families/individuals during August to October! Take advantage of the chance to connect and learn together virtually...

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CAN & Microsoft Virtual Road Trip (Youth & Adults)

Wednesday, August 26, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Microsoft will be hosting a pair of online workshops for Canucks Autism Network (CAN) youth & adults (ages 13-17 & 18+) across BC in August! Participants will learn and join in via Zoom. 🗺️ Virtual Road Trip Wed, Aug. 26...

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FSI Learning Explorations – Person Centred Planning

Wednesday, August 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Family Support Institute is excited to begin launching free online workshops available to all families/individuals during August to October! Take advantage of the chance to connect and learn together virtually in the safety and comfort of your own home. Join...

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Chill & Chat Summer Session

Friday, August 28 - Saturday, August 29, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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September, 2020


GIRLS CLUB Monthly Zoom Parties

Sunday, September 6, 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Everyone wants to feel like they belong – to have a group, a squad, a tribe, some homegirls, besties, BFFs…  a circle that is just theirs. GIRLS CLUB is that. The purpose of GIRLS CLUB is to provide: Community, connection,...

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PEERS© in the Valley, Pre-Teens & Teens

Monday, September 14 - Monday, November 30, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Abbotsford

PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills) is a 12- week evidence-based social language intervention program for motivated preteens, teens and young adults who are interested in learning ways to keep and build friendships. For the Learners...

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CONNECT with PEERS® for Teens

Wednesday, September 16 - Wednesday, December 16, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A 14-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 important social behaviours. Weekly parent coaching sessions...

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BI Training Workshop (Live Online in Mandarin)

Saturday, September 19 - Sunday, September 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

應用行為分析老師訓練課程 (中文) - 網路線上課程 加入我們為期兩天的自閉症行為計劃實施培訓講習班。本課程將為您提供使您可以在教室或家庭環境中使用的知識和實用工具。 過去的與會者包括有家長,社區團體領導,學生,教育工作者,課堂助理和其他與(ASD)自閉症診斷相關的支援工作者。 完成這個為期2天的課程後,您將被發送參與證書以確認您的出席。 本課程計劃14小時的BI培訓。 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khB8E6F5C_Y 2020 年 9月19日 - 9月20日 第一天 Discrete trial teaching教學的核心要素 Behaviour and Functions of Behaviours功能與行為 Reinforcement強化技巧 Prompting 提示技巧 Data Collection 準確的數據收集過程 Professionalism職業道德 第二天 Motivating Operation 學習動力的概念 Preference Assessment偏好的評估 Token Economy代幣經濟 Prompting & prompt-fading 提示與提示退出策略 Language Strategies 增進語言策略 Task Analysis and Chaining 工作任務分析及連鎖教學技巧 Peer Play 同伴遊戲促進 Behaviour Strategies 處理行為技巧 Generalization & Maintenance保持與廣泛性使用已掌握的技能...

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Little Buddies Presents: The PLAY Project’s VIRTUAL Autism Intensive Workshop

Thursday, September 24 - Friday, September 25, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

NOW ONLINE! Learn the PLAY's methods and principles to help children with autism! For child development professionals, parents, and advocates! Secure Your Spot Here! About this Event The PLAY Project Intensive Workshop for September 24th and 25th will be live-streamed...

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