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Training & Workshops

Autism Training in Your Community!Upcoming workshops

  • January 24 (Gatineau, QC): 2017 Sport for Life Canadian Summit - More info here -Register now!
  • January 28 (Fernie, BC): Training hosted by BC Adaptive Snowsports - More info here - To register, please email susan@bcadaptive.com.
  • January 29 (Fernie, BC): Try-It hosted by BC Adaptive Snowsports - More info here - To register, please email susan@bcadaptive.com
  • February 4 (Burnaby, BC): Training & Try-It hosted by Curl BC, Tennis BC, and BC Golf - More info here
    For coaches and/or rec staff interested in the full day workshop 
    (9am-4pm), please register here!
    For children/youth interested in participating in a 1-hour time slot for the Try-It Event (1pm-4pm) -  please sign-up your child here!
  • February 4 (Invermere, BC): "Come and Try Skiing/Snowboarding" hosted by BC Adaptive Snowsports - More info here - To register, please email susan@bcadaptive.com
  • February 5 (Panorama, BC): "Come and Try Skiing/Snowboarding" hosted by BC Adaptive Snowsports -More info here - To register, please email susan@bcadaptive.com

  • Training Across BC

    Over the past 24 months, CAN has provided dozens of training workshops for swim staff, skating staff, camping staff, recreation programmers and managers in the following regions:

    Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Langley, Surrey, Vancouver, North Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Victoria, Qualicum Beach, Prince Rupert, and Ashcroft.

    We have provided specific autism training to these groups:
    a) BC Camping Association
    b) Sarah McLaughlin School of Music
    c) Power to Be
    d) Vancouver Adapted Snow Sports
    e) Zajac Camp
    f) Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence
    g) Big Sisters
    h) Queen Alexandra Centre for Child Health
    i) Community Living Victoria
    j) Private Clubs (Phoenix Gymnastics, Kerrigans Gymnastics)

    Why Autism Training?

    Children and youth with autism benefit from specialized coaching and support techniques that may not be familiar to community recreation staff

    What topics are covered?

    Content can be customized to meet the needs of the organization, but may include topics such as:

    -What is autism? 
    -What challenges may children and youth with autism experience in recreation settings
    Communication strategies, Behaviour support strategies, Coaching strategies, Motivational strategies, Rapport-building strategies

    The Speaker

    Stephanie Jull PhD, BCBA-D, is the Director of Programming for the Canucks Autism Network and has been working with children, youth and adults living with autism for over 10 years in home, school and recreation settings. 
    If your group is interested in learning more about the training, please contact Stephanie directly at stephanie.jull@canucksautism.ca