Inclusion Infusion at Sinneave – October 1, 2019

September 30, 2019
Inclusion Infusion at Sinneave In the spirit of Disability Employment Awareness Month (#DEAM), we are excited to share information about Sinneave’s efforts to define what it means for us to be an accessible, diverse, and inclusive organization. Why is this so important and why now? We asked our President, Tanya McLeod, to share why this […]
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2019 Federal Election Toolkits

September 26, 2019
2019 Federal Election Toolkits Monday, October 21st, 2019 will be Election Day in Canada. The days leading up to the election provide important opportunities to have meaningful conversations about government policies and programs that are important to you and your family. During elections organizations will often produce “election toolkits” as a way of prompting conversation […]
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Autism Alberta’s Alliance – A Call to Action Event 2019

September 25, 2019
Autism Alberta’s Alliance  – A Call to Action Event 2019 Registration is open for this fall’s Alliance event:  A Call to Action – Forming Provincial Working Groups We are grateful to the self-advocates, parents, caregivers, researchers, clinicians and other professionals who have graciously been volunteering their time to help plan this October 11th session at the […]
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Denim for DD Fundraiser – with Dr. Temple Grandin

September 25, 2019
Denim for Developmental Disabilities on October 10, 2019 with Dr. Temple Grandin Tickets are still available for this fundraiser for the Autism Society of Alberta, hosted by Innovations in Practice 2019 in Edmonton, AB On October 10, 2019 Innovations in Practice is hosting a fundraiser in Edmonton featuring Dr. Temple Grandin in support of Autism […]
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Society for Treatment of Autism

September 25, 2019
Have you been thinking about getting a job or had difficulty maintaining employment? If so, they would love to hear from you! Society for Treatment of Autism (STA) helps individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder gain and sustain meaningful employment.  Please contact Anna Ryan at 403-991-8164 or e-mail ryana@sta-ab.com about immediate intakes, eligibility and supports for […]
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London Drugs Sensory Friendly Shopping

September 24, 2019
Sensory Friendly Shopping at London Drugs We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with sensory input – noises, sights, smells and movement.  Many of us are able to cope, filter and complete daily activities in spite of the sensory overload.  However, others are not so fortunate.  They find the sensory input so […]
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Alberta Premier’s Council Awards

August 30, 2019
Alberta Premier’s Council Awards Lauren Raymore (right), recipient of the 2017 Gary McPherson Leadership Award, with Sheila Serup, Chair of the Premier’s Council. The Premier’s Council Awards acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of individuals, groups, businesses and organizations that develop barrier-free, inclusive communities in Alberta. Barrier-free, inclusive communities allow persons of all abilities to fully […]
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Innovations in Practice Conference 2019

August 29, 2019
2nd Innovations in Practice Conference is taking place in Edmonton on October 9 and 10, 2019. A variety of topics relating to the care of children and adults with Developmental Disabilities will be showcased . The intention of the conference is to learn, inspire, and engage. For more information and to register click here.
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Denim for Developmental Disabilities – with Dr. Temple Grandin

August 29, 2019
Denim for Developmental Disabilities with Dr. Temple Grandin A fundraiser for the Autism Society of Alberta hosted by Innovations in Practice 2019 On October 10, 2019 Innovations in Practice is hosting a fundraiser in Edmonton featuring Dr. Temple Grandin in support of Autism Society Alberta. Dr. Grandin will be speaking on “The Way I See […]
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Aspires September Meeting

August 29, 2019
The next Aspires meeting will be on September 5th from 7pm – 9pm at The Ability Hub.  The agenda for this meeting will include; a special presentation for a co-housing community for individuals with lower support needs, current and potential housing opportunities, feedback about the new Aspires website, and time for families to share their housing […]
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Free Mindfulness Groups

August 28, 2019
York University and CAMH are hosting three different free mindfulness groups this fall. Click on the poster below for more information on how to register and attend.
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Autism Alberta’s Alliance Event – A Call to Action 2019

August 28, 2019
Autism Alberta’s Alliance  – A Call to Action Event 2019 Registration is open for this fall’s Alliance event:  A Call to Action – Forming Provincial Working Groups We are grateful to the self-advocates, parents, caregivers, researchers, clinicians and other professionals who have graciously been volunteering their time to help plan this October 11th session at the […]
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Adaptive Recreation Info Session

August 28, 2019
Rocky Mountain Adaptive in collaboration with the Calgary Ability Network and Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting an information session on Adaptive Recreational Activities and Opportunities for newcomers with disabilities to Canada.  American Sign Language as well as Interpretation services for various languages will be available. Rocky Mountain Adaptive (RMA) enables individuals, ranging from children to older […]
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New AAFS North Location Launch

August 28, 2019
AAFS is very excited to share that they have expanded to a North location! The new location will be at 3639 26 St NE, Calgary, AB T1Y 5E1. Programming begins on September 3rd and will expand with specialized programs that will be introduced late fall. Click on the poster below for more information!
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Launch + Skills Spotlight – September, 2019

August 27, 2019
Launch + Skills Spotlight on Evan Woolner – September 2019 “Launch + Skills has been a source of guidance above all else. Having someone who can point the way makes the road easier; you actually have to walk it to succeed, but you won’t be walking blind.” -EW Evan Woolner is a recent graduate of […]
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