Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Many companies are realizing tangible and intangible benefits linked to their employment of neurodivergent people. The below fact sheet provides an overview of recent findings related to embracing neurodiversity in the workplace.

Our weekly Drop-in Employment Support Workshops continue in March! Attendees will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re an autistic or neurodivergent individual who is interested in improving your job prospects, consider stopping by.

Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on working with you as you identify priority areas for support. This could include developing essential pre-employment skills, such as:

Or, working on post-employment support such as:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

Due to the interactive nature of these sessions, they are currently offered in-person only. You don’t need an appointment or to register, just drop-in between 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and cneurodiversitareer success.

Our weekly Drop-in Employment Support Workshops continue in March! Attendees will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re an autistic or neurodivergent individual who is interested in improving your job prospects, consider stopping by.

Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on working with you as you identify priority areas for support. This could include developing essential pre-employment skills, such as:

Or, working on post-employment support such as:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

Due to the interactive nature of these sessions, they are currently offered in-person only. You don’t need an appointment or to register, just drop-in between 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and cneurodiversitareer success.

Our weekly Drop-in Employment Support Workshops continue in March! Attendees will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re an autistic or neurodivergent individual who is interested in improving your job prospects, consider stopping by.

Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on working with you as you identify priority areas for support. This could include developing essential pre-employment skills, such as:

Or, working on post-employment support such as:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

Due to the interactive nature of these sessions, they are currently offered in-person only. You don’t need an appointment or to register, just drop-in between 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and cneurodiversitareer success.

Our weekly Drop-in Employment Support Workshops continue in March! Attendees will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re an autistic or neurodivergent individual who is interested in improving your job prospects, consider stopping by.

Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on working with you as you identify priority areas for support. This could include developing essential pre-employment skills, such as:

Or, working on post-employment support such as:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

Due to the interactive nature of these sessions, they are currently offered in-person only. You don’t need an appointment or to register, just drop-in between 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and cneurodiversitareer success.

Are you an Autistic or neurodivergent high school or post-secondary student who’s thinking about getting a summer job? 

You’re invited to join us for a special employment series designed just for you!

We know from experience that when a person has a better understanding of their strengths and interests it helps them feel more confident in taking steps to find a fulfilling job–so we’re here to help.

Get Ready for Your Summer Job! is a two-day workshop that will:

This series takes place during Calgary Teachers’ Convention:

Thursday & Friday, February 15 & 16

1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

In-person @The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Ave NW)

We want to ensure our participants have the best possible experience, so to facilitate as much hands-on interaction as possible, this series is limited to 15 attendees. When you sign up, you are committing to attend both sessions.

Reserve your spot today by clicking the button below that says Get Ready for Your Summer Job! This button will direct you to Sinneave Connects, our online learning portal.

If you already have a Sinneave Connects account, just log in as usual and enroll in the course. If this is the first time you’ve used Sinneave Connects, you will need to create a FREE account. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4… When you click the button below, it will direct you to the portal. Follow the prompts from there.

  1. Create a Username
  2. Create a password (remember to keep it someplace safe for next time)
  3. Select “Register”
  4. Choose the “Get Ready for Your Summer Job!” session

Get Ready for Your Summer Job!

About the Presenter: Ian Humphreys is an Employment Advisor at The Sinneave Family Foundation. With more than 10 years of experience in the disability and employment sectors, he leads impactful programs for Autistic and neurodivergent individuals like EmploymentWorks and EmploymentWorks Online. He has also facilitated one-on-one employment coaching via our Drop-in Employment Support workshops. He is passionate about empowering individuals on their employment journeys, fostering both personal and professional growth, and aiding them in the successful transition to the workforce.

Are you an Autistic or neurodivergent high school or post-secondary student who’s thinking about getting a summer job? 

You’re invited to join us for a special employment series designed just for you!

We know from experience that when a person has a better understanding of their strengths and interests it helps them feel more confident in taking steps to find a fulfilling job–so we’re here to help.

Get Ready for Your Summer Job! is a two-day workshop that will:

This series takes place during Calgary Teachers’ Convention:

Thursday & Friday, February 15 & 16

1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

In-person @The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Ave NW)

We want to ensure our participants have the best possible experience, so to facilitate as much hands-on interaction as possible, this series is limited to 15 attendees. When you sign up, you are committing to attend both sessions.

Reserve your spot today by clicking the button below that says Get Ready for Your Summer Job! This button will direct you to Sinneave Connects, our online learning portal.

If you already have a Sinneave Connects account, just log in as usual and enroll in the course. If this is the first time you’ve used Sinneave Connects, you will need to create a FREE account. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4… When you click the button below, it will direct you to the portal. Follow the prompts from there.

  1. Create a Username
  2. Create a password (remember to keep it someplace safe for next time)
  3. Select “Register”
  4. Choose the “Get Ready for Your Summer Job!” session

Get Ready for Your Summer Job!

About the Presenter: Ian Humphreys is an Employment Advisor at The Sinneave Family Foundation. With more than 10 years of experience in the disability and employment sectors, he leads impactful programs for Autistic and neurodivergent individuals like EmploymentWorks and EmploymentWorks Online. He has also facilitated one-on-one employment coaching via our Drop-in Employment Support workshops. He is passionate about empowering individuals on their employment journeys, fostering both personal and professional growth, and aiding them in the successful transition to the workforce.

We are passionate about coming alongside Autistic and neurodivergent job seekers to assist them on their employment journeys. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re interested in improving your job prospects, consider joining us for our Drop-in Employment Support sessions in January 2024.

Please note these sessions will be in person only and NOT offered virtually or online.

Tuesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

You will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths.

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on helping you to develop essential pre-employment skills, including:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and career success.

We are passionate about coming alongside Autistic and neurodivergent job seekers to assist them on their employment journeys. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re interested in improving your job prospects, consider joining us for our Drop-in Employment Support sessions in January 2024.

Please note these sessions will be in person only and NOT offered virtually or online.

Tuesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

You will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths.

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on helping you to develop essential pre-employment skills, including:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and career success.

We are passionate about coming alongside Autistic and neurodivergent job seekers to assist them on their employment journeys. Whether you have a formal diagnosis or not, if you’re interested in improving your job prospects, consider joining us for our Drop-in Employment Support sessions in January 2024.

Please note these sessions will be in person only and NOT offered virtually or online.

Tuesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2024

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

at The Ability Hub (300, 3820 24 Avenue NW)

You will benefit from connecting with experienced professionals who understand neurodiversity and will help identify your strengths, interests, and potential career paths.

There is no formal agenda. Participants are welcome to bring their curiosity and questions, resumes, and cover letters. Our employment specialists will focus on helping you to develop essential pre-employment skills, including:

Receive personalized guidance and learn more about how to successfully navigate the job search journey and the world of work.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive environment where neurodivergent individuals can access resources, gain valuable insights, and enhance their employability, confidence, and career prospects.

There is no cost for these sessions and you don’t need to register in advance, just drop-in. We hope to see you there!

About the Presenters: Meet the Sinneave Employment Team: Marcela, Sherry, and Ryan. They are a dedicated group of professionals committed to empowering neurodivergent individuals on their journeys towards meaningful employment and career success.