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In 2016, the Calgary Employment First Network (CEFN) has played a central role in working with community partners/businesses to host a variety of events to promote awareness of the benefits of having a diverse work force. During the month of October, the following events were held to recognize and celebrate the unique contributions that... Read more...

We are pleased to invite you to our third social enterprise parent meeting on Monday, November 14th, 2016 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. 

Guest speaker Bill McGregor will discuss the types of supports available through Ready Willing and Able.  The meeting will be held at The Ability Hub #300, 3820 – 24th Avenue NW.  Parking provided in Lot #54.... Read more...

In October, The Ability Hub celebrated a very important milestone--it’s Fifth Birthday!

Momentum continues to build around the topic of social enterprise for autistic individuals.  The parent focus group is thrilled to be engaging with a team of MBA students from the Haskayne School of Business. We will come together for hands-on working sessions and opportunities to discuss business plans, marketing and social media with a high... Read more...

Are you on the Autism Spectrum? Are you 18 or older? Do you have experience or interest in working with computers and/or knowledge of software applications Are you fluent in English? Are you a self-driven, motivated individual?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might just have what it takes!

Please send your completed... Read more...

Does your child with ASD also experience mental health problems?  Anxiety, depression, and attention deficient disorder are extremely common in individuals with ASD, yet access to effective treatment and support for these issues can be difficult.

We would like to hear more about what is working well in the current mental health system... Read more...

Dr. Carol Schall is the Co-Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence, the Director of the Virginia Autism Resource Center, and the Principal Investigator in the development of the Community Based Functional Skills Assessment for Transition Aged Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, a grant funded by Autism... Read more...

Starting November 1, Skills for Life and Work Skills Exploration sessions will begin!  The program schedule can be viewed at www.autism.ca.  We are still accepting new applicants for these seven week programs; please contact Treena Gower Foster at gowert@sta-ab.com to... Read more...

Beast Mode is more than a program, it is an experience! There is a wealth of research that suggests that individuals gain substantial health benefits from a combination of activities that include fitness, flexibility, and strength training exercises.

The EmploymentWorks Canada and CommunityWorks Canada® teams have been hard at work establishing vocational opportunities with a variety of new businesses and unique industries.

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