Events

Online Social Conversation Group for Autistic Women

An online social conversation group for Autistic women, 18+ years old This group is for Autistic women to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures. Hosted by Cheryse Bonamis, an experienced facilitator and a good listener, who is looking forward to engaging with other autistic women. google To warm up: How was your Easter weekend? Topic: Being on the Spectrum can…

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Skill Building Workshop

Project Spectrum connecting people on the autism spectrum with software to develop 3D design skills and open the door into minds full of pictures. SketchUp is one of the most popular 3D modeling and design tools in the world. While many architects, woodworkers, and interior designers traditionally use SketchUp, it has endless assets in the world of Graphic Design. SketchUp an ideal place to start for those who are interested in learning to use a 3D modeling program. Trimble is…

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Let’s Talk!

A Monthly online conversation group for Autistic adults, 18+ years old Many autistic people have spent much of their lives feeling “different”. This group is an evening to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures. Our host, Sara Leschasin, is a community support worker, a K-12 educator, and an autistic adult. She is inspired by the accomplishments of her fellow autistics…

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Parent Social Group: Talk on Zoom

Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Online: Monday, April 3, 7:15pm PT This month’s topic is an extension of last month’s - As our kids grow up, they may seem to need or want us less – how do we stay connected with them while helping to scaffold their growth? Please register for the event to get the Zoom link.

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An Update on NPower Canada’s Employment Training Programs

NPower Canada programs provide participants with free in-demand digital and professional skills training, and connects them to new and rewarding career opportunities with some of Canada’s largest employers. Through consultation with a wide range of employers, NPower Canada’s comprehensive curriculum ensures participants are equipped with the in-demand technical and professional skills most sought after by industry. Prior experience is not required for some programs. Successful graduates from each training program benefit from personal and professional development, job placement services, post-hire…

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Movie Chat Night

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 @ 7:15 pm PDT This month’s movie is:  Infinity Train, Season 1 We will watch the whole season together (don't worry, it's short!), in real time, and then talk about it afterwards. A young girl named Tulip finds herself on a mysterious train where every car contains its own world. Will she find a way off the train, or will she succumb to the train’s dark secrets? See trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQnykT4y3w8 To watch & talk with…

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Online Social Conversation Group for Autistic Women

An online social conversation group for Autistic women, 18+ years old This group is for Autistic women to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures.  Hosted by Cheryse Bonamis, an experienced facilitator and a good listener, who is looking forward to engaging with other autistic women. To warm up: What are you most looking forward to with the coming of spring?…

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An Update on Accenture Learning Exchange: Skills to Succeed

In recognition that many individuals experience barriers to employment, Accenture has developed learning opportunities – pre-recorded courses & workshops covering a range of career development, technical skills & mental wellness topics. Square Peg Society wants to help you augment & practice your skills to make you more attractive to prospective employers. Over the next year we will be offering avenues for you to build your tool kit of employment skills. Accenture Learning Exchange online courses is a first leg in…

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Monthly Online Conversation Group for Autistic Adults

A Monthly online conversation group for Autistic adults, 18+ years Many autistic people have spent much of their lives feeling “different”. This group is an evening to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures. Our host, Sara Leschasin, is a community support worker, a K-12 educator, and an autistic adult. She is inspired by the accomplishments of her fellow autistics –…

Free

 

Parent Social Group: Talk on Zoom

Online: Monday, March 6, 7:15pm PT Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Topic: As our kids grow up it may seem like they need or want us less – how do you stay connected with your child as they navigate the path to adulthood?

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Workshop on the Disability Tax Credit

Jagmeet Singh, MP & Peter Julian, MP are offering an informational workshop on the Disability Tax Credit. When: Saturday, Mar 4, 1-3pm Where: Windsor Elementary School Gym , 6166 Imperial St. Burnaby RSVP: PeterJulian.ca/events

 

Of Interest

Movie Chat Night

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2023 7:15pm PT This month’s movie is:  Bullet Train Watch in advance on Amazon Prime Unlucky assassin Ladybug (Brad Pitt) is determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs has gone off the rails. Fate has other plans, however: Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe--all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives--on the world's fastest train. The end of the line is just the beginning in…

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Online Social Conversation Group for ASD Women

Mon, February 27, 7:00-8:30pm PT ,  An online social conversation group for ASD women, 18+ years old This group is for ASD women to share our past experiences & present realities – similar or different, and to celebrate our uniqueness together as we build strength & resilience for our futures.  Hosted by Cheryse Bonamis, an experienced facilitator and a good listener, who is looking forward to engaging with other autistic women. To warm up: What have you been watching on…

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Neurodiversity And Trauma

1:00pm PT Friday Feb 24 Neurodiversity &      Join us for a presentation that was recorded at the Stanford Neurodiversity Summit Oct, 2022 with speakers Dr. Heather Brown, and Dr. Mona Delahooke. We are pleased to have Dr. Brown join us for a Q&A after. Dr. Heather M. Brown is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and the Director of the Autism, Neurodiversity and Academic Achievement (AIDAN) Lab in the Dept of Educational Psychology, at the University of Alberta.  She is…

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Parent Social Group: Talk on Zoom

Online: Monday, Feb 13, 7:15pm PT Parents, are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? Topic: Do you have specific parenting intentions for 2023, and, so far, how is it going with these?  Please register below for a Zoom meeting.

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Event time is in Vancouver BC time.