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NEW – Thinking About Moving Guide

April 30, 2021
The Thinking About Moving Guide shares some of Sinneave’s key learnings about things to think about when planning a move. Whether you need housing right now or you are thinking farther into the future, the guide breaks down the process of moving to help you take your next step into your next home. Also new […]
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Launch + Skills Spotlight on Jade May 2021

April 30, 2021
  Jade joined the Launch + Skills program after moving from Lethbridge to Calgary in 2020. Initially Jade was looking to develop pre-employment skills, while also getting connected to his new community. “I joined the Launch + Skills program to learn how to write a resume and a cover letter so I could show employers […]
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2021 Directors Award Applications NOW OPEN

April 30, 2021
The annual Directors Award honours the service of both current and previous members of Sinneave’s Board of Directors. The award acknowledges that specific experiences or equipment can support youth and adults to build independence or improve quality of life, yet certain financial circumstances may restrict individuals from accessing these experiences or equipment. The Directors Award […]
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CES Webinar: Emerging from the Shadows

April 30, 2021
CES is offering a free webinar on recognizing signs of mental distress in children and youth as they navigate through the pandemic and beyond presented by Dr. Tina Nicholson MBChB, MD, CCFP. Click the poster below for more information on their webinar and how to register!
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CFASA-AIDE Webinar: The Menstruation Workshop

April 30, 2021
Centre for Autism Services Alberta in partnership with AIDE Canada is providing a free webinar on how to prepare for periods and teach autistic youth and teens the skills they need. Click the poster below for more information on their webinar and how to register.
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Peer Facilitators Wanted

April 30, 2021
The University of Calgary is looking for peer facilitators to participate in digital storytelling as part of a research study. Click the poster below for more information on the study and how to get involved!
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Self-Compassion of Autistic Adults Research Study

April 30, 2021
Self-compassion is a healthy way of relating to ourselves. Researchers at Aspect are trying to find out if Autistic adults’ capacity to be self-compassionate impact their mental health and psychological wellbeing. Find out more about their study by clicking here.
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CES: How Neurodivergent Individuals and Their Caregivers are Coping During the Pandemic

April 30, 2021
Join CES as they describe findings from their study, present information, discuss contributing factors to mental health and well-being, and lastly suggest healthy ways to cope with stress. Click here to register or view their poster below for more details.  
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Virtual Beast Mode

April 30, 2021
Registration is now open for the 10 week Spring term of Beast Mode offered by the University of Calgary. Group fitness in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday starting May 12th! Click here to view the upcoming schedule and for more information on how to register!
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Canadian Guide on Mental Health Literacy for Autism

April 30, 2021
York University and CAMH launch first-of-its-kind Canadian Guide on Mental Health Literacy for Autism. This guide is available free online, and is an important resource for autistic and autism communities, families, caregivers, mental health practitioners, and service providers. Click here to read their news article and to access the guide and video series!
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Autism & PTSD: Overlapping, Overwhelming & Under-recognized

April 30, 2021
Autism and PTSD:  Overlapping, Overwhelming and Under-Recognized Date:  May 20th, 2021  1:00pm – 2:30pm (MST) Online Workshop and Live Q&A Description: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can be difficult to recognize and treat in individuals with social communication challenges. This webinar will discuss why trauma is often overlooked in Autistic […]
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Summer 2021: EmploymentWorks Virtual

April 30, 2021
EmploymentWorks Virtual is: For individuals over the age of 15, who are on the autism spectrum or neurodiverse, that are motivated to find a job, and who can commit to the 4 week online program. Barrier free! No travel or geographical limitations – no cost! For 4 weeks, up to 20 adult participants who are […]
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CAHS Community Conversations on Autism

April 30, 2021
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences is seeking input from Autistic people, families and others. You can get involved by joining a community conversation on autism, or taking a survey and participating in discussion forums at the engagement hub. Throughout May the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences is hosting a series of community conversations on […]
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Aspires – The Sibling Collaborative

April 19, 2021
The next Aspires Housing Group of Calgary meeting will be held on May 6th at 7:00 pm MST Join Aspires with special guest Helen Ries, Executive Director of The Sibling Collaborative, as we discuss – Where do siblings fit in the future of our autistic family members and what happens if there are no siblings […]
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Celebrate World Autism Acceptance Day – April 2, 2021

April 1, 2021
#YYCWAAD 2021 is April 2nd! Join us this Friday, April 2nd in celebrating World Autism Acceptance Day! We encourage you to check out the virtual activities organized by @autismcalgary and @aafscalgary from 11:00am – 2:00 pm.  A one of a kind online interactive floor plan has been specially designed for #YYCWAAD to depict Olympic Plaza! […]
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