These resources have been developed by The Sinneave Family Foundation as part of our work, and are based on what we have learned so far about employment. They are intended to be shared as an open resource to support Autistic and neurodivergent individuals, their families and caregivers, and they may be of interest to other support agencies in the community.

May 01, 2024

Employer Resource Quick Guide

This resource highlights key phases of the employment lifecycle extracted from the Success in the Workplace: Employer Toolkit.

April 25, 2024

Guide to Neuroaffirming Language

This document provides current general practices and a lens into how to respectfully communicate about autism and neurodivergence in written documents, information shared online, in presentations, as well as when communicating in person. 

March 10, 2023

Six Principles

The Sinneave Family Foundation, in collaboration with a team of Autistic self-advocates, developed Six Principles to inspire greater understanding and acceptance of the natural differences between people, and provide easy-to-implement actions that enhance inclusion for everyone.

January 24, 2022

Communications Guide

Our Communications Guide was commissioned by Autistic experts to offer succinct and actionable ideas and strategies to employ in our work, and to share.

October 28, 2021

Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Discussion Summary

The Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Policy Discussion Summary captures highlights from the webinar about inclusive employment, previously presented in honour of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM).

October 14, 2021

Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment

View the Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Infographic and Policy Discussion Primer.

May 28, 2021

Employer Toolkit

This toolkit consists of fifteen sections and follows the employee life cycle. Many of the sections also contain tools, often in the form of simple checklists, employers can refer to for straightforward and low to no-cost strategies they can implement to support Autistic employees throughout their life cycle with the organization.

July 20, 2020

Employer Resource List

The Worktopia Employer Resource list includes links and toolkits to support inclusive and Autistic-inclusive hiring.

February 05, 2019

Policy Snapshot: Neurodiversity and Employment

View Sinneave's Policy Snapshot focused on neurodiversity and employment.

February 19, 2018

Worktopia Parent Guide

The Parent Guide© has been developed by The Sinneave Family Foundation as part of the Worktopia Project to support youth and their families as they prepare and plan for employment.

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