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 autism and housing. 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 professionals and other support agencies in the community.

Guide
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. 

Article
December 01, 2023

Horizon View (SW Calgary)

Horizon View is a 210 unit complex that is owned and operated by the affordable housing provider, Horizon Housing.

Article
December 01, 2023

Legacy on 5th (Downtown Calgary)

Legacy on 5th is a 74 unit affordable housing building, owned, and operated by HomeSpace.

Guide
December 01, 2023

Thinking About Moving Guide

The Thinking About Moving Guide shares some of Sinneave’s key learnings about things to think about when planning a move.

Guide
December 01, 2023

Common Types of Housing and Supports 

This resource provides information about some of the common types of housing and supports options in Alberta.

Guide
December 01, 2023

Types of Housing Structures

This resource describes the different types of housing structures to consider when thinking about moving.

Guide
December 01, 2023

Support Levels and Types of Support

This resource describes levels of support and funding in Alberta to live independently.

Article
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.

Guide
March 09, 2022

Inclusive Housing Through an Autism Lens 2.0

This one-page resource provides questions for stakeholders to ask when considering a person-centered approach to inclusive housing.

Guide
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.

Article
December 15, 2021

Innovative Collaborations: Autism and Affordable Housing Webinar Summary

On November 22nd, in recognition of National Housing Day, Sinneave hosted Innovative Collaborations: Autism & Affordable Housing Webinar via AIDE Canada’s website. A written summary of the webinar is now available!

Article
March 01, 2020

The Need in Alberta

Every Autistic Albertan has the right to housing that is safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable.

Article
February 01, 2019

Policy Snapshot: Neurodiversity and Housing

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

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