Dr. Shane L. Lynch is the Director of Professional Practice and Evaluation at the Sinneave Family Foundation. In this role, he leads a skilled inter-disciplinary team in delivering service excellence, oversees client service focused measurement and evaluation, and builds out pathways into the community. Specifically, Shane oversees the Launch + Skills Program as well as the Resource Centre and its knowledgeable Ambassadors. Dr. Lynch is a behavioral psychologist specializing in autism, positive behavior supports and self-determination. He has been serving clients with autism, as well as other developmental and behavioural disorders for over 20 years. In 2005, Shane was named a Strategic Training Fellow in Autism Research by the Canadian Institute for Health Research. He has acted as a consultant for those with severe and complex needs to school districts and agencies across Alberta, the Yukon, and Northwest Territories.