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ACT is a registered not-for-profit society. We are a province-wide information and referral service created to support families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We offer families (and professionals) a wide range of positive and practical information on everything from sleep problems and diet, to core issues such as diagnosis and aspects of intervention, including information on setting up programs for their children.

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Why is Early Identification of Children with Autism Spectrum
Disorder Important?
Prof. Wendy Stone, Director, Treatment & Research Institute for ASD, Vanderbilt Kennedy Centre
September 8, 2006, Vancouver | Details >

How to use the ABLLS as an Assessment and IEP Development Tool

Suzanne Jacobsen Ed.D., BCBA, Clinical Director, ABA Learning Centre
September 22 & 23, 2006, Vancouver | Details >

Is Autism an Extreme Form of the Male Brain? The Fetal Androgen Theory of Autism
Prof. Simon Baron-Cohen, Director, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge Univ.
October 6, 2006, Vancouver | Details >

Introduction to Verbal Behaviour - Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism
Vincent Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA
October 19 - 21, 2006, Victoria | Details >

Unraveling the Mystery of Sensory Processing Difficulties - What does it mean for my child with ASD? NEW ACT on Tour Presentation!
Mary Ann Fulks, M.Sc., O.T.
Various Dates & Locations | Details >

Introduction to Autism Treatment in Mandarin & Cantonese
Hugo Chan, M.A., MBA – Information Officer, ACT – Autism Community Training
September 30, 2006, Vancouver in Cantonese
October 14, 2006, Vancouver in Mandarin | Details >

For a full listing of ACT's upcoming workshops, including ACT on TOUR, go to our upcoming workshops page.


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Buyer Beware!
Does Your Service Provider have an Authentic Degree? | Details >

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ACT Reports on Education News - Recognizing ASD in One Supplemental Funding Category!
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Toddlers Needed for Research Initiative 14 - 22 months old
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Siblings Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with a PDD Needed for Study
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Moms Wanted to Help Autism Research

Mother’s of children of all ages and abilities are urgently needed for a one hour phone interview. | Details >

Get Involved in Autism Research!
At the Autism & Developmental Disorders Lab at Simon Fraser University, we are seeking children with autism between the ages of seven and thirteen years. | Details >
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