Exciting news for Society for Treatment of Autism and The Sinneave Family Foundation! | November 23, 2017

We are pleased to share some exciting news on the horizon for Society for Treatment of Autism and The Sinneave Family Foundation!

Society for Treatment of Autism and Sinneave Family Foundation have worked in partnership at The Ability Hub location over the past several years developing and providing skill building programs for adolescents and adults impacted by autism. Our shared goal has been to build programs that will be eventually be sustained in the community.

In January 2018, Society for Treatment of Autism will begin providing these same programs, independent from Sinneave, at one of its Calgary community facilities. This move represents a large boost in community based program capacity and is an exciting evolution of both the Society for Treatment of Autism and Sinneave organizations.

What does this mean for you?

Society for Treatment of Autism Programs

(Adolescent and Adult Services – Formerly known as Pursuits and Recruits)

The programs that will be moving from The Ability Hub site to the Society for Treatment of Autism community location include:

  • Skills for Life
  • Work Skills Exploration
  • Employment Preparation
  • Post-Secondary Preparation
  • Work Experience Program

If you have questions about any of these programs please contact:  Treena Gower-Foster, Program Manager at: gowert@sta-ab.com or call: 403-253-2291

The Resource Centre located at The Ability Hub

The Resource Centre continues to be open Monday-Friday to provide information and navigation support to individuals and families impacted by autism.  Whether you are looking for yourself, you are a parent, a care provider or a professional, the Resource Centre Ambassadors are here to help.  Ambassadors are knowledgeable about community based resources and have access to a variety of useful sources of information. The Resource Centre is a good place to start if you are wondering what options may be available for you or how to develop your autism knowledge.  Resource Centre Ambassadors can be reached by calling The Ability Hub Reception at 403-210-5000.

The Sinneave Family Foundation Integrated Services for 2018

Planning is underway to more fully integrate services focused on Transition Planning, Information, Navigation and Individualized Skill Coaching for emerging adults (15-25 years) who have active goals in Continued Education, Employment and/or Independent Living.  Stay tuned to The Sinneave Family Foundation website early in 2018 for updates!

 

You can download a PDF of this announcement by clicking here.

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