Six Principles to Inform Action
Six Key Principles to Inform Action were developed by Sinneave in collaboration with a team of autistic self-advocates for the purpose of inspiring greater understanding, acceptance, and valuing of autism and neurodiversity.
CAHS Report: Autism in Canada: Considerations for Future Policy Development
On May 10, 2022, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) released its report based on an arms-length Assessment on Autism on the themes of Diversity, Social Inclusion, Diagnosis, Supports, and Services, and Economic Inclusion that was conducted over a 19-month period.
Autism and Affordable Housing: Promoting Action by Sharing Lessons Learned Webinar
On November 22, 2022, in recognition of National Housing Day, Sinneave hosted a webinar covering the many lessons learned over a decade of experience with Autism and Affordable Housing.
Inclusive Housing Through an Autism Lens 2.0
This one-page resource provides questions for stakeholders to ask when considering a person-centered approach to inclusive housing.
Our Communications Guide was commissioned by Autistic experts to offer succinct and actionable ideas and strategies to employ in our work, and to share.
Innovative Collaborations: Autism and Affordable Housing Webinar
On November 22nd, in recognition of National Housing Day, Sinneave hosted Innovative Collaborations: Autism & Affordable Housing Webinar via AIDE Canada’s website.
Innovative Collaborations: Autism and Affordable Housing Webinar Summary
On November 22nd, in recognition of National Housing Day, Sinneave hosted Innovative Collaborations: Autism & Affordable Housing Webinar via AIDE Canada’s website. A written summary of the webinar is now available!
Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Discussion Summary
The Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Policy Discussion Summary captures highlights from the webinar about inclusive employment, previously presented in honour of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM).
Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Webinar
View a recording of the Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment webinar, presented live online in honour of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) on October 13, 2021.
Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment
View the Opportunities and Policy Levers in Inclusive Employment Infographic and Policy Discussion Primer.
Policy Snapshot: Neurodiversity and Post-Secondary Education
View Sinneave's Policy Snapshot focused on neurodiversity and post-secondary education.
Employer Resource Quick Guide
This resource highlights key phases of the employment lifecycle extracted from the Success in the Workplace: Employer Toolkit.
Post-Secondary Planning Guide
This Planning Guide was prepared to help prospective students understand the steps involved in choosing a post-secondary program
Common Types of Housing and Supports Close-Up
This Close Up provides information about some of the common types of housing and supports options in Alberta.
This toolkit consists of fifteen sections and follows the employee life cycle. Many of the sections also contain tools, often in the form of simple checklists, employers can refer to for straightforward and low to no-cost strategies they can implement to support autistic employees throughout their life cycle with the organization.
Mind the Gap: The Missing Discussion Around Transportation for Adolescents and Adults With Autism Spectrum DisorderView the Report
The Value of Caregiver Time: Costs of support and Care for Individuals Living with Autism Spectrum DisorderView the Report
Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
A is a long-term savings plan to help Canadians with disabilities and their families save for the future
Launch Resource Guide - Under Construction
Thanks for your interest in the Sinneave Family Foundation’s Launch resources. In collaboration with autistics, we are in the process of updating our content to reflect best practices. Stay tuned! In the meantime, if you are looking for information or resources about transitioning in and throughout adulthood, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-210-5000 and we would be happy to connect you.
Launch Online - Under Construction
Thank you for your interest in the Sinneave Family Foundation’s Launch resources. In collaboration with autistics, we are in the process of updating our content to reflect best practices. Stay tuned! In the meantime, if you are looking for information or resources about transitioning in and throughout adulthood, please contact email@example.com or call 403-210-5000 and we would be happy to connect you.
Housing: An Alberta Self Advocate Guide by Christopher Whelan
Christopher Whelan talks about the self-advocate guide he wrote on housing that offers a self-advocate perspective.
Stairway to STEM
This website hosts resources for autistic students who are transitioning from high school to post-secondary, with an emphasis on the STEM fields.
Thinking About Moving Guide
The Thinking About Moving Guide shares some of Sinneave’s key learnings about things to think about when planning a move.
Types of Housing Structures Close-Up
The Housing and Supports Close-Ups are a series designed to be short, easy to ready and provide focused information on specific areas related to housing and supports.
Levels of Support and Funding Close-Up
Many individuals on the autism spectrum need or benefit from some level of support to live independently. This Close-Up describes levels of support and funding in Alberta.
Prepare to Launch: An Introduction to the Launch Program
This video provides an overview of the five Launch Program domains and highlights the experiences of parents and children with autism as they have transitioned from adolescence to adulthood.
Bishop's Manor (Calgary)
Learn about Forward Housing's newest development, Bishop's Manor
Launch into Life! QuickStart Planning Tool
This tool will help you think about life after high school and how to prepare for life as an adult. Available in both English and French.
Estate Planning For Families of Special Needs Children
Trista Carey, a partner from the law offices of Schnell, Hardy and Jones, LLP in Alberta presents on the subject of “Estate Planning for Families of Special Needs Children”
Transitions: Making the Most of your Campus Experience
A comprehensive guide to the post-secondary experience
Legacy on 5th (Calgary)
Legacy on 5th is a 74 unit affordable housing building, owned and operated by HomeSpace
Project REACH Peer Mentor Manual
An informative guide for new peer mentors on working with autistic college students
A Place in the World Report
A Place in the World is a study that serves as the definitive resource for the housing industry, scholars, direct service providers, policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders.
Innovations in Housing and Supports for Autistic Adults
A video regarding the need for affordable housing and supports and the step-by-step process of how the Horizon View and Legacy on 5th projects came together
Horizon View (Calgary)
Horizon View is a 210 unit complex that is owned and operated by the affordable housing provider, Horizon Housing
Building an Inclusive Workforce - Radio Interview with Corey Walker
Corey Walker, was interviewed about his work in creating an employer resource that would support the creation of more inclusive work environments for autistic individuals.
Employer Resource List
The Worktopia Employer Resource list includes links and toolkits to support inclusive and autistic-inclusive hiring.
The Need in Alberta
Every autistic Albertan has the right to housing that is safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable.
When Will My Adult be Ready to Move Out
In this presentation, parents familiarize themselves with the concept of readiness and key predictors for successful independent living.
Policy Snapshot: Neurodiversity and Employment
View Sinneave's Policy Snapshot focused on neurodiversity and employment.
Policy Snapshot: Neurodiversity and Housing
View Sinneave's Policy Snapshot focused on neurodiversity and housing.
Finding Your Way: A College Guide for Students on the Spectrum
This guide is intended to help students with ASD become better prepared for college life and academics.
Worktopia Parent Guide
The Parent Guide© has been developed by The Sinneave Family Foundation as part of the Worktopia Project to support youth and their families as they prepare and plan for employment.