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Advocacy: Strategies and Solutions – BCEdAccess Parent Education and Advocacy Conference

Saturday, October 6, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Surrey

BCEdAccess is presenting our third annual advocacy conference - a full day of workshops for parents, guardians and allies of students with special needs. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bcedaccess-annual-conference-and-agm-advocacy-strategies-and-solutions-tickets-48639422823 This year we will also be holding our first Annual General Meeting of our newly...

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AutismBC Family Support Group

Wednesday, October 10
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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Community Living Month FREE Learning Event

Thursday, October 11, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Vancouver

BC People First is excited about Community Living Month this October and is celebrating it by hosting a FREE special event on: Thursday October 11th 1:30-4pm Spectrum Society for Community Living Barb Goode Training space, located at : 3231 Kingsway...

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Canucks Autism Network: Family Halloween Harvest (Kamloops)

Saturday, October 13, 12:00 am
Kamloops

Families with autism are invited to enjoy a FREE Halloween Harvest at Sunset Valley Farms! Participants can enjoy the corn maze, hay rides, and pumpkin patch! This program is open to all families living with autism - No Canucks Autism...

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Halloween Harvest

Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kamloops

Families are invited to enjoy a Halloween Harvest at Sunset Valley Farm! Participants can enjoy the corn maze, hay rides, and pumpkin patch! This program is open to all families living with autism - no Canucks Autism Network membership is...

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All Bodies Dance Project Youth Class

Sunday, October 14 - Sunday, December 2, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vancouver

All Bodies Dance Project Youth Class (16-24 year olds) Calling all music-loving, energetic and creative youth! All Bodies Dance Project is offering a 8-week series of dance workshops for young people with and without disabilities. Together we will explore dance...

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Halloween Bowling in Nanaimo

Sunday, October 14, 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Nanaimo

Families are invited to enjoy an hour of five pin bowling alongside other families living with autism! Bowling shoes are provided. Come bowl with your best Halloween costume! DATE & TIME: Sunday, October 14, one-hour timeslots from 1:00pm-5:30pm LOCATION: Brechin...

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Move to Include ALL Children

Monday, October 15 - Tuesday, October 16, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Surrey

Lauren Lieberman, Ph.D. Distinguished Service Professor is an expert on physical activity for children with special needs, particularly those with visual impairments and deafblindness. Lauren teaches at The College at Brockport in the Kinesiology Department. She founded and directs Camp Abilities...

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Fall Open House

Tuesday, October 16
Burnaby

Kudoz is hosting an open house on Tuesday, October 16th from 2 to 4pm for educators, accessibility professionals, parents, and volunteers. Come see what we're all about! We're an experience...

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Supporting Executive Skill Development

Thursday, October 18
Vancouver

Ryan Santin (M. Ed, RCC), Mental Health Clinician with Compass Clinic will provide an understanding of how challenges with executive functioning impact learning and behaviour at school. He will provide a...

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Canucks Autism Network: Family Halloween Event (Kelowna)

Friday, October 19, 12:00 am
Kelowna

Celebrate Canucks Autism Network (CAN)'s 10th birthday at McMillan Farms! Families with autism are invited for a FREE Halloween-themed party -- enjoy the corn maze, petting farm, hay rides and more! This event is open to CAN members, as well...

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Setting the Stage for Success: Positive Behaviour Support in School, Home and Community

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vancouver

Live stream: Watch and participate live from anywhere by registering for web streaming.  All times are Pacific Standard Time. This two-day conference focuses on pro-actively engaging with educators, families, and communities to “set the stage for success” by using Positive...

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Transformative Techniques for Classroom Management

Friday, October 19
Vancouver

  Randy Jones has many years of experience as the Behavior Intervention Service Coordinator for the OkanaganSkaha School District. Using real life stories and experiences, Randy has held many successful...

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Halloween Spook-tacular (Cowichan Valley)

Saturday, October 20, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Duncan

Beware of the Halloween Train! Ride the Green Hornet through ghostly scenes and past scary Halloween characters at the museum. Children will enjoy trick or treating and making Halloween crafts, and there are haunted houses for those who dare! Rain...

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Pumpkins and Pancakes in Victoria

Sunday, October 21, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Victoria

Sunday, October 21, 8:00am-10:00am Galey Farms Families are invited to a complimentary pancake breakfast followed by a train ride, face painting, petting farm, and hayride! Online registration is open to CAN members from Monday, October 1, at noon, until Friday,...

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11th Annual Autism Conference with Dr. Tony Attwood (Webcast)

Monday, October 22, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Edmonton, AB

We have the internationally renowned Dr. Tony Attwood coming to Edmonton, Alberta on October 22nd, and you can join us via webcast! Dr. Attwood will talk about 2 topics: Making Friends: Strategies to Improve Social Understanding and Friendship Skills  This...

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Don’t They Know its Friday?: A Clinician’s Guide to Cultural Competency

Tuesday, October 23, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Vancouver

Entrusted with the clinical, educational, social and/or behavioural progress of our clients in today’s culturally dynamic and ever-changing world can be challenging. The need for cultural competency, and thoughtful dissemination of Western therapeutic practices has never been greater. In this...

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POPARD 2-Day Conference

Thursday, October 25 - Friday, October 26, All Day
Richmond

POPARD is excited to present a 2-day Conference on SMILE: an evidence-based program proven effective in developing language and reading skills in all students, including those with profound disabilities. Do you have a student who has difficulty with phonemic awareness and has...

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IEP Workshop – New West Community Group

Saturday, October 27
New Westminster

IEP Workshop BCBA, Fay Yen will be speaking about IEPs This event is for parents and caregivers of exceptional children. There is no cost and childminding is available upon registration....

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Youth & Young Adult Program: Yoga & Walking Meditation

Sunday, October 28, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Victoria

The purpose of Canucks Autism Network (CAN)’s youth and young adult monthly programs are to offer the opportunity for youth and young adults with autism (ages 13+) to get together and have a good time in a safe and supportive...

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