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Come Meet Us! Sinneave @ Village Square

October 11, 2023, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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We love being out in the community, meeting people face-to-face AND we love talking about autism and the programs & services we offer to support autistic and neurodivergent youth and adults in Calgary and beyond to THRIVE!

On Wednesday, October 11 we get to do BOTH!

Join us at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Village Square Leisure Centre for a brief presentation all about Sinneave.

Learn about our organization and the programs and services we offer, including:

  • Information & Navigation meetings
  • Launch + Skills, individualized life skills coaching
  • Autism: Building Understanding, Empowering Action
  • EmploymentWorks
  • Skills Groups
  • Autism Campus Prep
  • Sinneave Connects, and
  • Learning & Connection Activities

Attendees will have opportunity to ask questions and engage with our charming Learning & Connection staff in a safe and welcoming environment.

Village Square Leisure Centre, Community Room

2623 56 Street NE in Calgary

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 

There is no registration required, just drop-in! If you know people in the Calgary area who might benefit from learning more about our organization, please spread the word.

If you have questions about this presentation, please email us at info@sinneavefoundation.org or call us at 403 210-5000.

About the Presenters:

Amy Tatterton (she/her) is the Director of Learning and Connection for the Sinneave Family Foundation. She provides leadership to Sinneave’s community education and engagement initiatives with a goal of reducing barriers and enhancing opportunities for autistic youth and adults. Amy holds a Master of Education in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Calgary with a focus in Educational Research and has specific interest in neurodivergence and co-occurring mental health concerns. Amy was born and raised in Calgary and has personal and professional experience in environments that support neurodivergent individuals–like sport, post-secondary supports, pediatric behaviour intervention, early childhood learning management and now, supporting youth in the transition to adulthood. When she’s not working, Amy loves to spend time outside – golfing, skiing, camping and hiking.

Jay Haukenfrers (she/her) is the Learning and Connection Coordinator for the Sinneave Family Foundation. She oversees Sinneave’s Information & Navigation service, which provides resources to self-advocates, parents and professionals. Jay also supports with Learning and Connection activities, including community engagement, presentations, workshops and digital content. Jay has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in music and psychology. She has had the honour of supporting diverse vulnerable populations in many ways for more than 10 years. She has worked with families and children in crisis, young people with disabilities pursuing post-secondary education, adults with disabilities and co-occurring health challenges, and now, with autistic and neurodivergent youth and adults in the transition to adulthood. Outside of work, Jay enjoys long walks in the forest, baking and crocheting her next blanket!

 

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