Sinneave’s Inclusion Infusion Podcast Series: Episode #1

November 5, 2019
‘Inclusion Infusion’ Podcast Series: Episode #1 In celebration of DEAM (Disability Employment Awareness Month), Sinneave is proud to introduce our Inclusion Infusion Podcast Series! In our first episode, Host Cedric Nicholson is joined by Amy Lonsberry (Policy & Privacy Officer) & Jillian McDonald (Innovation & Impact Officer) to discuss the early stages of our ‘Inclusion […]
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Sinneave Hosts DEAM Events – EmploymentWorks Together and Worktopia Connects

November 5, 2019
Sinneave was pleased to host two key events during DEAM. On Tuesday, October 29th project partners from across Canada came together at the EmploymentWorks Together event, and on Wednesday, October 30th Worktopia Connects convened approximately 40 participants; including leadership from EmploymentWorks Project sites, past network participants, employers, employment service agencies, and Human Resources professionals for some great […]
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Let Your Voice Be Heard – Supported Independent Living and Autism 2020 Event Planning

November 4, 2019
            Let Your Voice Be Heard – Supported Independent Living and Autism 2020 Event Planning Supported Independent Living and Autism 2020 Event Planning – Let Your Voice Be Heard The Autism Alberta’s Alliance Event held on October 11, 2019 in Edmonton was an effective forum for many important conversations, including […]
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Research Study

November 4, 2019
        Invitation letters Adulthood among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)   Principal Investigator (PI) Parisa Ghanouni, PhD, Assistant Professor Dalhousie University Department of Occupational Therapy Research Assistants (RA) Laura Eves Research Assistant, Occupational Therapy Dalhousie University Jennifer Blok Research Assistant, Occupational Therapy Dalhousie University Samantha Radford Research Assistant, Occupational Therapy Dalhousie […]
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Free Mindfulness Groups

November 4, 2019
Free Mindfulness Groups We have been researching how to support parents/siblings and autistic adults. As part of this research, we are holding a free web-based mindfulness group for autistic adults and their parents/siblings to participate in together to learn ways to cope with stress. Groups will run weekly for 6 weeks Dates and Times: November […]
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Financial Wellness Fair

November 1, 2019
Financial Wellness Fair The Economic Well-Being Action Group of CLIP will be hosting a free Financial Wellness Fair on: Thursday, November 28th, 2019 Calgary Central Library (800 3 Street SE) 12:30 – 8:30 PM Participants will register for the half day that best suits their needs as the 8 workshops offered in the afternoon will […]
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Launch + Skills Spotlight – November, 2019

November 1, 2019
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Eric “You have to motivate yourself.  No one is going to do that for you.  Motivation is power!” Eric Jollimore has known about The Sinneave Family Foundation for years, and when a support worker suggested he look into the Launch + Skills Program the new opportunity for self-improvement peaked his […]
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My EmploymentWorks Experience by Richard Furey

November 1, 2019
My EmploymentWorks Experience by Richard Furey With DEAM (Disability Employment Awareness Month) wrapping up, we reached out to EmploymentWorks participant Richard Furey to tell us about his experience in the program and the impact it has had on his journey toward employment. Can you tell us a little about yourself and what brought you to […]
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2019 Scholarship Award Recipients

November 1, 2019
Congratulations to our 2019 scholarship award recipients! Richard Haskayne Scholarship The Richard Haskayne Scholarship is for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  It is an annual scholarship of $2500 and is awarded to four eligible Albertans with ASD who are pursuing post-secondary education, training or vocation. Applicants for this scholarship must submit a 250 word […]
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Housing Update – Next Aspires Meeting is a Potluck on November 17th

November 1, 2019
  The Next Aspires Meeting is a Potluck! November 17th, 5-8pm at the Ability Hub. RSVP to housinginfo@sinneavefoundation.org if you plan to attend and/or if you would be interested in volunteering to help that night.  There will be no business meeting November 7th.
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A Little Help Can Go A Long Way – Sinneave’s Directors Award

November 1, 2019
A Little Help Can Go A Long Way – Spotlight on Sinneave’s Directors Award   What is Sinneave’s Directors Award? The Directors Award honours the service of both current and previous members of Sinneave’s Board of Directors. Up to $10,000, a year is available to young autistic adults in Alberta whose financial circumstances may restrict […]
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“Supported Independent Living and Autism” 2020 Event – Have a Voice in Planning

October 11, 2019
“Supported Independent Living and Autism” 2020 Event – Have a Voice in Planning Following the Autism Alberta’s Alliance Event held on October 11, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta we have reflected on the many important conversations had, particularly in the area of Supported Independent Living and autism. We appreciate the number of challenges identified that we face […]
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First Responders Half Marathon 2019 – Volunteers Needed

September 30, 2019
First Responders Half Marathon – Volunteers Needed! November 3, 2019 | St. Patrick’s Island Park, Calgary The First Responders Half Marathon takes place annually and they are excited to expand awareness of all First Responders and the mental health challenges they face in our communities. The event consists of a half marathon, 10 km, 5 […]
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Aspires Business Meeting – October 2019

September 30, 2019
The Aspires Housing Group of families will hold their general business meeting on October 3rd from 7pm – 9pm at the Ability Hub. Guest Speakers for this meeting will be: Bill Locke and John Seigner:  City of Calgary, Council for Affordable Housing for Persons with Autism and Disabilities; and Brian Morrissey and Sumita Anand: Above […]
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Launch + Skills Spotlight – October, 2019

September 30, 2019
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Garret Matthews – October 2019 “Launch + Skills has given me the confidence to socialize better with people, it helped in preparation for job interviews and to advocate for myself.  I feel that I have gained more independence to go anywhere.” Garret Matthews is a 2nd year student at Mount Royal […]
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