Recent news

News about the Hub and Autism in General

A successful collaboration between the Haskayne School of Business and parent group seeking the creation of a social enterprise for individuals with ASD is moving forward.

The current session of CommunityWorks Canada is well underway and has already completed job tasks at four unique work sites. Examples of tasks have included making popcorn filled piñatas for the animals at the Calgary Zoo, cleaning and organizing therapy toys at the LEAD Foundation and helping out at the Central Library by creating information... Read more...

Many of us know that exercise is good for us (New Year’s Resolutions, anyone?). So then why does it seem so hard to do? Maybe you do not have access to a gym, maybe you do not know how to exercise effectively or maybe you cannot seem to motivate yourself to just do it! Well at Beast Mode all of the barriers to exercise have been removed.

On February 1st, a few Aspires* families braved the snow and cold to bowl at 'The National on 10th.' It just happened to also be SuperBowl Sunday!  Bowling, friends, food and football turned this into a fun evening. Even the non-football fans kept tabs on the game and.....who could miss Lady Gaga's half time performance? With multiple screens... Read more...

The Sinneave Family Foundation is pleased to offer two scholarships in honour of Dr. Fraser Mustard and Mr. Richard Haskayne.  The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2017.

Dr. Fraser Mustard Scholarship for Advancing Knowledge in the Field of Autism... Read more...

The Resource Centre and Launch staff were pleased to welcome a key staff member from the Ministry of Community and Social Services to The Ability Hub who provided an in-service update on Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) and Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) provincially administered programs.  Recent changes have... Read more...

Tanya McLeod, President of The Sinneave Family Foundation would like to congratulate the team at Ready, Willing and Able on receiving an international award at the Zero Project Conference on February 23rd in Vienna. The award recognizes the RWA project as an Innovative Policy on Employment, Work and Vocational Education and Training. The news... Read more...

CommunityWorks Canada® is an after-school pre-employment training program for teens and young adults ages 15-21 with ASD that provides opportunities to gain valuable work experience, build social skills and make new friends.

We are currently accepting applications for our SPRING 2017 SESSION.

You are invited to participate in the upcoming Canadian ASD Vocational Meeting, in partnership with the CASDA Leadership Summit.

This meeting will be held on Monday, April 3 from 1-5 pm in Ottawa; just before the CASDA Leadership Summit which will occur on the following two days (April 4 and 5).

If you are interesting in working, but have not yet had success in finding a job, we would love to hear from you! Ready, Willing & Able, in partnership with Society for Treatment of Autism, is a federally funded national program that helps find meaningful employment for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual disabilities... Read more...

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