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April 13, 2018
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Spectrum Advantage

April 2, 2018
Spectrum Advantage is currently taking applications for the May 2018 session Are you a motivated person who is ready to start a new phase of development in your life? Are you tired of being turned down after an interview or are simply afraid of attending one? Are you a qualified professional who is unable to […]
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360 Fit Accepting Registrations!

April 2, 2018
In collaboration with Sinneave, the #YMCACalgary has developed the 360 Fit program, modeled on Beast Mode. The start date has changed, and there is time to register for the program starting April 10th . . . click on the poster for more information and to share. For information on the YMCA financial assistance programs, visit: www.ymcacalgary.org/membership-benefi…/financial-assistance/ Register here:https://econnect.calgary.ymca.ca/Ac…/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp or […]
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Public Health Agency of Canada – Autism Prevalence Report

April 2, 2018
Public Health Agency of Canada Releases First Ever National Report on Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence in Canada Today is World Autism Awareness Day, a perfect opportunity to reflect on the newly released National Autism Spectrum Disorder Surveillance System Report, which provides, for the first time – autism prevalence in Canada. The report, released by the […]
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Launch + Skills is Recruiting!

April 2, 2018
This new program is up and running, and is recruiting for on-going enrollment.  The program includes goal directed individualized support for up to one year, for individuals 15-25 years old who are on a path to independence including continued education, employment and/or living away from home. Key features of the program include ongoing enrollment, individualized […]
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Discover Your Job Skills

April 2, 2018
Discover Your Job Skills Meticulon is looking for interested applicants between the ages of 14-19 years with high functioning autism* who are interested in determining their employability skills through the Meticulon Assessment System (MAS). *We consider applicants on an individualized basis, so if you know someone who may benefit from this initiative, please contact us directly […]
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Ecosystem Approach to Employment and Autism

March 29, 2018
Working age individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have the lowest employment rate in Canada at 14.3% in comparison to the general population (92.7%) and other disability groups (45.2%). This significant under-engagement in the labour force demonstrates the need to consider new and innovative approaches to employment to support long-term improved outcomes and overall quality […]
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Research Studies

March 29, 2018
Research study by Carly Albaum: Carly Albaum is assisting with a research study being conducted through the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto (Principal Investigator: Dr. Yona Lunsky), in collaboration with York University (Co-Investigator: Dr. Jonathan Weiss). The invitation is for adults (18+ years-old) who are on the autism spectrum from across Canada […]
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Refreshed Logo

March 1, 2018
The refreshed logo brings a more contemporary look to Sinneave, while respecting our history and positioning as a stable, innovative and trusted collaborator in the autism community in Canada. The logo captures the essence of emerging adults on the pathway to adulthood.  The visible letter A maintains our focus on autism and the abilities of […]
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New Website

March 1, 2018
We launched our new website www.sinneavefoundation.org on March 1, 2018.  Content from The Ability Hub website has been incorporated into our new website in order to provide visitors with an easier way to learn about The Sinneave Family Foundation, our work, events and services without having to go to two separate websites. We hope you […]
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Sinneave’s Refreshed Look!

March 1, 2018
Sinneave’s Refreshed Look! The Sinneave Family Foundation formed in 2008 to address challenges faced by individuals with autism and their families.  In 2011, Sinneave opened the doors of The Ability Hub, one of our first major initiatives. The Ability Hub is a 17,000 square foot space on the University of Calgary campus, where a variety […]
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Launch Online

March 1, 2018
The new Launch Online platform offers free online access to Transition Planning activities and learning modules for parents of emerging adults.  The first five modules are now live and can be completed  at your own pace and in any order.  As you work through these modules, you can track your progress in your own personalized […]
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Launch + Skills

March 1, 2018
The path to independence for young people living with autism can be a complex multi-year process that involves goal setting, developing experiences and having a strong support system in place when the inevitable bumps on the road occur. Whether a young person is in high school, or already has a part time job, having a […]
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Aspires Update

March 1, 2018
On February 1, 2018 the Calgary Aspires Housing Committee (Aspires) met and welcomed guest speakers from the Calgary Housing Company (CHC). CHC is a housing assistance program provided through The City of Calgary in partnership with The Province of Alberta. CHC manages housing for almost 10,000 households within Calgary. Their support includes financial assistance and […]
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Resource Recreation Fair Recap

March 1, 2018
On February 10th, 2018, the Sinneave Resource Centre collaborated with Children’s Link to host a Resource Recreation Fair at Christine Meikle School. We were excited to report that. 31 different vendors from the Calgary community participated, and passionately shared about the programs and support they offer. The vendors varied from education services to board game […]
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