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.

January, 2020


PEERS© in the Valley, Pre-teens, Teens & Young Adults

Monday, January 20 - Monday, April 20, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Abbotsford

Rosslyn Delmonico and Shelley Lazarus are excited to be running another PEERS Clinic in January 2020 Topics covered are: PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills) is a 12- week evidence-based social language intervention program for motivated...

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Early Year Conference 2020 – Listen Together, Learn Together, Act Together

Thursday, January 30 - Saturday, February 1, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vancouver

The Early Years Conference 2020 continues to lead the field of professional development in early childhood development, early childhood intervention, and family support. Join us as we explore the complex factors impacting children’s development and highlight many of the considerations...

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February, 2020


UBC PEERS® Clinic: Social Skills Program for Teens with ASD

Tuesday, February 4 - Tuesday, May 26, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vancouver

PEERS® is an evidence-based intervention program that is designed to help teens make and keep friends. WHO: Teens with ASD between the ages of 13-18 with friendship difficulties Must be in Middle School or High School Average verbal/language ability Teens...

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April, 2020


The 9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD: Review, Respond and Relate – Integrating Research, Policy and Practice Around the World

Wednesday, April 22 - Saturday, April 25, All Day
Vancouver

The 9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD: Review, Respond and Relate – Integrating Research, Policy and Practice Around the World April 22-25, 2020 The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC, Canada Conference Description: Although there have been thousands...

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