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 neurodiverse individuals, their families and caregivers, and they may be of interest to professionals and other support agencies in the community.
Six Principles to Inform Action
Six Key Principles to Inform Action were developed by Sinneave in collaboration with a team of autistic self-advocates for the purpose of inspiring greater understanding, acceptance, and valuing of autism and neurodiversity.
Autism and Affordable Housing: Promoting Action by Sharing Lessons Learned Webinar
On November 22, 2022, in recognition of National Housing Day, Sinneave hosted a webinar covering the many lessons learned over a decade of experience with Autism and Affordable Housing.
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.
Our Communications Guide was commissioned by Autistic experts to offer succinct and actionable ideas and strategies to employ in our work, and to share.
Innovative Collaborations: Autism and Affordable Housing Webinar
On November 22nd, in recognition of National Housing Day, Sinneave hosted Innovative Collaborations: Autism & Affordable Housing Webinar via AIDE Canada’s website.
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!
Common Types of Housing and Supports Close-Up
This Close Up provides information about some of the common types of housing and supports options in Alberta.
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.
Types of Housing Structures Close-Up
The Housing and Supports Close-Ups are a series designed to be short, easy to ready and provide focused information on specific areas related to housing and supports.
Levels of Support and Funding Close-Up
Many individuals on the autism spectrum need or benefit from some level of support to live independently. This Close-Up describes levels of support and funding in Alberta.
Bishop's Manor (Calgary)
Learn about Forward Housing's newest development, Bishop's Manor
Legacy on 5th (Calgary)
Legacy on 5th is a 74 unit affordable housing building, owned and operated by HomeSpace
Innovations in Housing and Supports for Autistic Adults
A video regarding the need for affordable housing and supports and the step-by-step process of how the Horizon View and Legacy on 5th projects came together
Horizon View (Calgary)
Horizon View is a 210 unit complex that is owned and operated by the affordable housing provider, Horizon Housing
The Need in Alberta
Every autistic Albertan has the right to housing that is safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable.