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: Apr 27 2017 -
4:30pm to 8:30pm

We are excited to be hosting representatives from a variety of organizations who provide recreation and leisure opportunities in the Calgary Community. All adolescents and adults with autism, their families and caregivers are invited to join us in a welcoming atmosphere to find out what programs and activities might be of interest to you, and connect with other families to share your knowledge of what’s available.

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

Researchers have identified the co-occurrence of gender diversity and autism as an important emerging issue in terms of clinical practice. Parents, clinicians, and educators, and support professionals in the fields of autism and gender are increasingly likely to encounter clients, patients, and families working to understand gender diversity and autism simultaneously.