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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Autism Awareness Centre Inc. Calgary Conference

August 30, 2018
The Autism Awareness Centre Inc. is hosting a Calgary conference this coming November 2-3, 2018. Learn practical skills that can be immediately implemented into existing curriculum and training programs, at home or in school! To read more about the conference sessions and speakers visit here.  
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Spectrum Advantage Fall Opportunities

August 30, 2018
This Fall holds some exciting new opportunities at Spectrum Advantage.  Applications are currently being accepted for the September 2018 sessions. Get your applications in quickly as the sessions begin soon! On September 5, 2018 Spectrum Advantage will be hosting a family information night. At this session you will receive information on employment programs for individuals on […]
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McMan Conference – October 29-30, 2018

August 30, 2018
McMan’s 5th Annual Conference “In Our Community – Making a Difference” is coming up on October 29-30, 2018 in Edmonton, AB. Register now to learn from the inspirational keynote speakers and to attend the exciting workshops! Visit the conference website for more information and to register! Read More:  2018_Conference_Brochure  
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Autism Alberta’s Alliance – 2018 Launch Event

August 30, 2018
On Monday, October 15th, 2018 join Autism Alberta’s Alliance for a day of facilitated conversations, presentations and community building activities with stakeholders from across Alberta. Click here for more information and to register!
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Launch+Skills – September 2018 Newsletter

August 30, 2018
Launch+Skills Program Launch+ Skills offers focused individualized support for up to one year, for individuals 15-25 years old who are on a path to independence including continued education, employment and/or living away from home in the future.  Features of the program include ongoing enrollment, individualized action plan development, 1:1 coaching sessions, flexibility in scheduling to […]
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2018 Scholarship Award Recipients

August 30, 2018
Congratulations to our 2018 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 […]
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Aspires Update

August 27, 2018
Aspires will host their first business meeting since last May on Thursday September 6, 2018 from 7-9 p.m. at The Ability Hub 300, 3820-24th Avenue NW, Calgary. If you haven’t been to an Aspires meeting yet please join us. New families are always welcome. Our Aspires meetings are also about connecting or reconnecting with other families. For […]
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Beast Mode Fall Registration

August 20, 2018
Beast Mode – Fall Registration is Open! Beast Mode Fitness” is an exercise program for male and female teens/young adults with autism who want to learn how to become more physically active in their lives. The program seeks to provide motivated individuals with the opportunity to learn about personal fitness, health and well-being by building […]
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