SAVE THE DATE: POPARD Conference 2019

POPARD Conference | May 2nd Open to all interested
Location: WESTIN WALL HOTEL | Richmond, BC
Topic: Social Emotional Engagement: A UDL Approach
presented by Jen Townsend

Family-School Liaison Parent Workshop Series

POPARD's exciting, innovative and FREE monthly presentations will cover a range of topics of interest to parents of children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. All are welcome to attend SESSION 5: Supporting Transition | February 20 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Pacific Autism Family Network, 3688 Cessna, Richmond, BC.

POPARD Family School Liaison Service

The POPARD Family-School Liaison Service promotes collaboration between home and school to increase positive learning outcomes and optimal development for students with autism. The service provides tools and guidance that facilitate positive relationships and effective teams for families and school personnel.

Intensive Behaviour Service by POPARD

POPARD's new IBI service provides intensive intervention to students with significant behaviour difficulties that are beyond the current skill levels of District staff, while building capacity to provide support to similar students in the future.

Regional Courses

Do you work in or near Central Okanagan School District, SD#23? If so, you may be interested in taking POPARD's Introduction to ASD hosted by St. Joseph's Elementary in Kelowna from Feb. 25th to March 1, Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm daily.

SMILE Kit: Structured Methods in Language Education

The complete SMILE Kit

The SMILE kit is a complete language/literacy program, easily implemented and shown to be effective in teaching language skills to individuals of all ages, with profound disabilities. It uses progressive methods of instruction, and drill in phonics, word building, comprehension, fluency, sentence structure, and reading of narrative and informational texts.


Autism Information Database

Looking for information on evidence-informed treatment of ASD? ACT – Autism Community Training has created a large searchable database of over 1300 articles, videos and resources. Note- there is information available in multiple languages! You can search them directly below.