Els for Autism Calgary 2020

September 4, 2020
2020 Els for Autism Calgary The 2020 Els for Autism golf tournament was held again this year at the Carnmoney Golf Club, in spite of the pandemic. Registration sold out with over 90 golfers! The usual silent and live auctions were not possible, however, the online auction continues to raise money for the local autism […]
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Premier’s Council Awards

September 4, 2020
Government of Alberta Premier’s Council Awards The Premier’s Council Awards acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of individuals, groups, businesses and organizations that develop barrier-free, inclusive communities in Alberta. We are now accepting nominations for the Premier’s Council Awards. The United Nations recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) each year on December 3. This day […]
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Aspires Meeting – September 2020

September 3, 2020
Aspires Meeting September 2020: HomeSpace Downtown Q&A This meeting will take place on September 10 from 7-9pm where representatives from HomeSpace, Autism Calgary, AAFS and The Sinneave Foundation will be available to answer questions about this exciting independent living opportunity. For more information on how to attend this meeting, visit the Apsires Website by clicking […]
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Calgary Pride Week 30th Anniversary

September 3, 2020
Calgary Pride Week 30th Anniversary August 28th – September 6th, 2020 Here in our local city, it’s the 30th Anniversary of Calgary Pride Week! We’re proud supporters of all those in Calgary working to improve inclusion for all. Calgary Pride has you covered on all of this year’s initiatives, including Live Stream Events and Learning Series. […]
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Launch + Skills Spotlight on Richard

September 3, 2020
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Richard – September 2020 Richard initially joined the Launch + Skills program looking to develop pre-employment skills and to explore post-secondary options. He wanted some support to help him define what kind of career would be a good fit, and to help plan the steps towards achieving his goals. Richard […]
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Employer Survey – Creating Autistic Inclusive Workplaces

September 3, 2020
Calling all employers, hiring managers and human resources professionals! Help inform important new resources under development to assist companies to create inclusive, welcoming and supportive work environments for autistic workers. An autistic inclusive work environment supports the needs and preferences of all employees including the unique physical, sensory, social-emotional and communication needs of autistic workers. […]
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CASDA National Autism Strategy News

August 3, 2020
Where is the Government on the National Autism Strategy? CASDA has developed an infographic that gives a snapshot of what is currently funded through the ASD strategic fund and how it aligns with priorities. You can view the full infographic by clicking here.  
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Love on the Spectrum Netflix Series

August 3, 2020
Love on the Spectrum Netflix Series The new series is currently available to stream on Netflix and follows individuals on the autism spectrum as they navigate the dating world. If you have a Netflix subscription, click here to watch the series.
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Launch + Skills Spotlight on Lorien

August 3, 2020
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Lorien – August 2020 “As I worked towards my goals, I inevitably failed at some things, but the environment was so supportive that I never felt like I couldn’t overcome my challenges” Lorien joined the Launch + Skills program in November of 2019. She came into the program with the […]
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Building an Inclusive Workplace Radio Interview

August 3, 2020
Building an Inclusive Workplace Radio Interview On July 28, 2020 Corey Walker, Project Lead with The Sinneave Foundation was interviewed by CFIS-FM Prince George Community Radio about his work in creating an employer resource that would support the creation of more inclusive work environments for autistic individuals. Click here to listen to Corey’s interview with CFIS-FM Prince […]
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EmploymentWorks Program – Fall 2020

August 3, 2020
EmploymentWorks Program – Fall 2020 Are you a young adult with ASD seeking to discover your potential in the workplace? The EmploymentWorks National Project is looking for participants for the fall program in Calgary and surrounding locations!  Please note that due to COVID-19 the program will be delivered virtually and participants will require a stable […]
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Housing and Supports Downtown Building Opportunity

August 3, 2020
Housing and Supports Downtown Building Opportunity   HomeSpace Downtown 933 – 5th Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta Description         This newly constructed, affordable housing building is owned and operated by HomeSpace and is located in the heart of downtown Calgary adjacent to the LRT. It will be ready for rental occupancy in late 2020.  The building […]
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Launch + Skills Spotlight on Sydney

July 1, 2020
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Sydney – July 2020 Syd Cooks is a YouTube channel created in 2018 by one of our very own Launch +Skills participant Sydney C. Sydney has always had a passion for cooking, ever since she was a little girl pretending to whip up meals with her toy foods in her […]
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June Workshop Recording – Taming Anxiety Gremlins: Avoiding anxiety traps while promoting resilience

July 1, 2020
Workshop Recording Taming Anxiety Gremlins: Avoiding anxiety traps while promoting resilience Anxiety is at epidemic levels among children, teens, and adults. Individuals with ASD also have a high risk of developing anxiety. In this workshop, participants will learn about the nature of anxiety and how traditional ways of offering help may unwittingly worsen anxiety. Participants […]
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2019 Impact Report

July 1, 2020
2019 Impact Report In 2019, Sinneave continued to work with others to create opportunities and shape a future where autistic Canadians unlock their potential and lead fulfilled lives. Following our AGM on June 19th, 2020, Sinneave is pleased to announce the release of our 2019 Impact Report – Creating Opportunities, Unlocking Potential, Shaping the Future. […]
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