CASDA Leadership Summit 2020 – There is still time to register!

October 1, 2020
CASDA Leadership Summit 2020 The Canadian Autism Leadership Summit #CALS2020 is coming up on Monday, October 5th and Tuesday, October 6th. Check out the program here:  https://www.casda.ca/canadian-autism-leadership-summit-2020-schedule/ Sinneave is a proud supporter and we are excited to participate in this year’s virtual event: We have provided a video called “Innovations in Housing and Supports for […]
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Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020

September 30, 2020
The Sinneave Family Foundation (Sinneave) celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month every October. We recognize inclusive employers and draw attention to the value of inclusion in the workplace. Sinneave remains actively involved in advancing solutions to the complex problem of under-employment for individuals on the autism spectrum. Currently, we are conducting an Autistic-Inclusive Workplaces Survey to […]
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SUCCESS IN THE WORKPLACE: Strategies from Autistic Employees Toolkit

September 30, 2020
SUCCESS IN THE WORKPLACE: Strategies from Autistic Employees Toolkit is a collection of resources that specifically meet the needs of autistic adults and the businesses that hire them. The project to develop the toolkit kicked off in March, 2020. The project team is packing the toolkit with simple, innovative, autistic-approved tools that employers can use […]
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#DEAM2020 Employer Inclusive Workplaces Survey

September 30, 2020
#DEAM2020 Employer Inclusive Workplaces Survey 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 […]
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EmploymentWorks Program – Now Offered Through Virtual Learning

September 30, 2020
Are you a young adult on the autism spectrum seeking to discover your potential in the workplace? Sinneave is looking for participants for the fall EmploymentWorks program in Calgary, starting November 3rd, 2020. We are very excited to announce that the EmploymentWorks Program is now being offered virtually. Some of our virtual enhancements include: Access […]
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Launch + Skills Spotlight on Gabe – October 2020

September 30, 2020
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Gabe – October 2020 Gabe joined the Launch + Skills program in July of 2019. He entered the program with goals around continuing education and potentially developing social relationships with like-minded people. “I enjoy the different types of interactions and speaking with the other participants and my Skills Coach.” Gabe […]
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Aspires Meeting October 2020

September 30, 2020
October 1st, 7 p.m. on Zoom Agenda: Calgary Service Providers Council (formerly Community Rehabilitation Service Provider Council of Calgary) Needs your Help! Service Providers recognize that the system of support has been in existence for the last 35 yrs. Is it time to make some changes? Service providers want to hear from families that have […]
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Board Games Group is Back (Online)!

September 30, 2020
Board Games Group is Back (Online)! After a long hiatus, Board Games Group is back! And has moved online! Meeting every Thursday via Zoom from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. This group provides a great opportunity for youth and young adults on the autism spectrum/autistic individuals to socialize with others who share a common interest in […]
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Autism Speaks Canada – Samsung Tablets

September 30, 2020
  Earlier in 2020, Samsung Canada and Autism Speaks Canada joined forces to donate 1,000 tablets to help ease everyday challenges exacerbated by COVID-19 for individuals on the spectrum and their families. In the first 24 hours of the campaign, we received over 4,000 applications from across Canada. It is abundantly clear that the autism […]
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MentorAbility Webinar Series on Inclusion – 2020

September 30, 2020
MentorAbility Canada is embarking on a series of conversations about inclusion through an upcoming webinar series. Join Canada’s thought leaders to explore inclusive policies and practices, workplace culture, the power of authentic work-based relationships and the real work involved in changing our world. For dates and registration click on the links below: ​October 15, 2020 October […]
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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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