Do you want to find a job, but don’t know where or how to start? Our Drop-in Employment Support Sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from February 8 – May 17. Each week, we’ll help you tackle the various aspects of the job search journey, from career exploration and resume building to practicing interview skills and talking about disclosure. Check out the calendar for dates and topics.
Summer Workshop Series – 10 Steps to Choosing a Path Through a DilemmaThe Ability Hub Suite #300, 3820 - 24th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
What do you do when faced with a dilemma? Learn 10 practical, specific steps that help you to identify what is most important and how to choose a path through the dilemma. There will be opportunities for discussion and questions. Thursday, August 11 - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. This workshop is part of our Drop-In […]
Summer Workshop Series – Strategies for Getting StartedThe Ability Hub Suite #300, 3820 - 24th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
This workshop is for people who are struggling to get started doing the things they want or need to do. The session will explore the executive functioning skills of initiation and inhibition, and how they work together to get us going or get us stuck. Each participant will develop a plan to apply what they have learned.
Summer Workshop Series – What is Resentment & Strategies for Working With ItThe Ability Hub Suite #300, 3820 - 24th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
Learn 10 practical, specific steps that help you to identify what is most important and how to choose a path through the dilemma. There will be opportunities for discussion and questions.
Taking the Leap! Finding Success in Further Education after High SchoolAIDE Canada Platform
In this free, 90-minute presentation, participants will learn the key differences between high school and further education settings to help them succeed after high school ends. It focuses on how to explore interests, navigate program options, access supports and create goals. High school graduates, those already enrolled in further education, parents, and teachers will all benefit from this webinar.
Creating an Inclusive Workplace TogetherAIDE Canada Platform
Establishing a successful inclusive workplace should not be one sided and doesn’t just take the efforts of one person or team. Join our Employment Coordinator and an inclusive panel of guests, as we share a unified approach to creating inclusive workplaces that looks at actions and responsibilities of both the employee and employer. Expect tangible tips and strategies you can action in real time from this informative and interactive webinar.
Worktopia Connects 2022: Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Ask, Listen and Act!
There is growing interest in embracing neurodiversity in the workplace as a competitive advantage. More and more, employers are seeking advice and strategies to help them do so. We've learned that what helps autistic employees to succeed is when employers Ask, Listen and Act. Join us in-person or online for this informative and engaging event and learn how you can leverage the strengths neurodivergent individuals bring to the workplace.
Communication Workshop – Non-Verbal Communication: Learning how to tell if others want to talk with youThe Ability Hub Suite #300, 3820 - 24th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
Do you find it challenging to know if people are interested and willing to talk with you? In this session, we’ll talk about non-verbal communication and learn some of the visual cues and strategies you can use to find out.
AACUC Board Games Group is Back!A LIttle Somethin' Cafe at the Child Development Centre
The Autism Awareness Club at University of Calgary (U of C) is starting up their Board Games Group again!
If you enjoy playing a variety of board games and hanging out with peers, you are invited to join the fun.
Communication Workshop – Strategies for Entering Conversations: Easy ways to start or join social conversationsThe Ability Hub Suite #300, 3820 - 24th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
We know that starting a conversation or joining in a conversation that is already underway can be difficult. In this session, we'll learn and practice a few strategies to help you enter into conversations more confidently.
Communication Workshop – Strategies for Exiting Conversations: Easy ways to end or leave a conversationThe Ability Hub Suite #300, 3820 - 24th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
How do you end or leave a conversation when it's time to go? In this session, we'll talk about strategies you can learn and practice to help you leave a conversation or end a conversation in tactful ways.