Upcoming Workshops

The Ability Hub Resource Centre regularly hosts workshops for families, caregivers and professionals. To learn more about upcoming workshops, and to get a sense of the workshops previously held, please continue reading. For information on our location, please visit the Contact Us section.

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Upcoming Workshops

Date: Feb 23 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Are you a parent or caregiver of a child, teen, or young adult with ASD?

Do you want to learn more about diagnosis disclosure, and about parental experiences surrounding whether or not to disclose a child’s diagnosis to that child? This workshop will share parental experiences surrounding what to do prior to sharing a diagnosis, how and when to share a diagnosis, the reasons for choosing to disclose, and outcomes post diagnosis disclosure. 

Date: Mar 9 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Discovering new social opportunities and new ways to get connected with your community.

Date: Apr 27 2017 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm

The Ability Hub invites you to come out and see what groups and programs are available here in Calgary. Come and get some new ideas and meet up with some of the wonderful people who run them.

Date: May 25 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Learning objectives:

Describe how and why anxiety arises in the Mind Describe how our usual ways of reacting to anxiety are not useful Describe  a simple Mindfulness process for responding to anxiety in helpful ways. Learn practical strategies for immediate use in responding rather than reacting to anxiety. Understanding the role of Medications in ASD and related diagnoses.

Presentation description

Date: Jun 15 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

More information to follow.