PDD Review

November 2, 2018
PDD Review – Stakeholder Engagements On January 19, 2018, Community and Social Services Minister Irfan Sabir announced a review of the PDD program to explore how the PDD program can be improved to better serve Albertans with developmental disabilities. The review will focus on five main areas: Inclusive eligibility criteria; Access to services and supports; […]
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Transitional Vocational Program Information

November 1, 2018
Mount Royal University is offering a part-time Transitional Vocational Program winter class. The registration form is now available. Note: Registration opens November 13 at 8:30am. In order to ensure fair access for everyone, registration forms, including faxes, will not be accepted prior to November 13th. You can find the registration form here: http://www.mtroyal.ca/cs/groups/public/documents/pdf/winter_2019_registration_form.pdf
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Launch+Skills Cafés

November 1, 2018
Launch + Skills offers focused individualized support for up to one year, for individuals 15 and over who are on a path to independence including continued education, employment and/or living away from home in the future.  One component of the program is a weekly group café style meet-up.  The Launch + Skills cafés are held […]
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Save the Date!

October 31, 2018
Cam Adair, a leading expert and pioneer on video game addiction, is coming to Calgary. Sinneave will be hosting separate events on January 22nd and 23rd. Registration opens November 26th. Read below for more information on these presentations that you do not want to miss!
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Disability Employment Awareness Month Summary

October 31, 2018
This year’s Disability Employment Awareness Month kicked off with Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi proclaiming that going forward the month of October would always be DEAM. There were many events throughout the month that promoted advocacy, best practice and inclusion, culminating with the DEAM Employer Awards Gala where over 30 inclusive employers were nominated for an […]
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Worktopia Tidbit: Parent Experience

October 31, 2018
The EmploymentWorks Canada (EWC) program offers insight on The Parent Experience: Improving parent outlooks on employment futures.  Click on the image below to download the Tidbit.  For more information on Worktopia, check out www.worktopia.ca   For more information on Worktopia, check out www.worktopia.ca  
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Curious About Cannabis

October 31, 2018
YouthLink is partnering with Community Education Services to provide a free “Curious about Cannabis” information session to anyone interested. The session will be held November 29th from 11:00 – 12:30pm at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Participants have the option to attend in-person, via video conferencing or via audioline. Registration information can be found here: http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/ […]
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Join the Autism Alberta’s Alliance

October 29, 2018
On October 15th, Autism Society Alberta officially launched Autism Alberta’s Alliance! As they forge ahead you are invited to join to ensure that you have an equal and valuable voice in shaping Alberta’s Autism Community. Registration as a stakeholder is free! The benefits are endless! Receive invitations to Alliance events Increase your networks Have opportunities to participate in […]
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Update to the Launch + Skills Program

October 1, 2018
Update to the Launch + Skills Program Your feedback is important to us!  Sinneave developed the Launch + Skills program earlier in 2018.  The program was designed to encourage families to begin transition planning and skill development at an earlier age and was aimed at individuals aged 15-25 years.  It is common for funders to […]
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Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 28, 2018
This October marks the 4th annual celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM).  The Calgary Employment First Network (CEFN) initiated DEAM to recognize and celebrate inclusive employers and diverse employees. Multiple events will be taking place in celebration. On Monday, October 1st, 2018 there will be a Proclamation at the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton. On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 […]
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Worktopia: Maintaining the Momentum

September 28, 2018
The EmploymentWorks Canada (EWC) program offers a supportive group experience for participants who are interested in acquiring employment…Visit Worktopia’s website to read more.    
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Meticulon Assessment

September 25, 2018
Meticulon is running another assessment. Applications and resumes should be submitted by October 5th, 2018. Visit Meticulon’s website for more information.
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Disability Employment Awareness Month – Calgary Employment First Network

September 19, 2018
The Calgary Employment First Network (CEFN) is a collaboration between local service providers designed to strengthen the resources and services available to employers, and to provide a larger talent pool of prospective candidates.  It is the mission of the CEFN to assist employers to increase workplace diversity and inclusion. Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) is coming […]
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Calgary Resource Fair For Youth & Young Adults with Disabilities

August 30, 2018
Organizations are invited to reserve an Exhibitor Table at the upcoming Calgary Resource Fair For Youth & Young Adults with Disabilities on October 20th.  The registration deadline is Friday, October 5th, 2018.  Please click on the image below for details:
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Worktopia & Ready, Willing & Able: A National Collaboration

August 30, 2018
Since 2016, two unique national initiatives known as Worktopia and Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) have been working together to meaningfully influence the employment futures of youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (autism)… Click on the poster below to read more!  
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