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News about the Hub and Autism in General

The Ability Hub has recently developed a multi-sensory environment for use by participants. The room was designed to offer a fun, motivating and engaging environment that can provide sensory stimulation across multiple senses. Variables such as light, sound, and tactile input (sense of touch, vibration) can be controlled in order to increase or... Read more...

The Ottawa Citizen's health and medical issues reporter Pauline Tam will be visiting The Ability Hub to learn more about our programs and research. She will be meeting with staff and parents from Ooctober 29th to November 1st. Specifically, she is interested in our innovative Stepping Out program and our "A Little Somethin'" Cafe vocational... Read more...

The Ability Hub staff in collaboration with the Autism Community Network participated in the second annual Autism Community Weekend on September 15th and 16th, 2012. On Saturday, this unifying community event brought together individuals affected by... Read more...

The Ability Hub staff in collaboration with the Autism Community Network participated in the second annual Autism Community Weekend on September 15th and 16th, 2012. On Saturday, this unifying community event brought together individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families, support agencies and government officials .... Read more...

"Transition from Paediatric to Adult Health Care" forum takes place November, 21st at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Amphitheatre (4th Floor) from 8 am to 5 pm. Public welcome. No registration fee. RSVP to laurel.ryan@albertahealthservices.ca

The Ability Hub hosts the Calgary Police Services “Diversity Level II” course for current officers and civilian employees on October 18. Not open to the public.

IMFAR 2013 will take place May 2 to 4 in San Sebastián, Spain. The International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) is an annual scientific meeting, convened each spring, to exchange and disseminate new scientific progress among ASD scientists and their trainees from around the world. More info at... Read more...

The Sinneave Family Foundation Board Meeting will take place at The Ability Hub November 6th and 7th. The Sinneave Family Foundation (SFF) is a Calgary-based national organization dedicated to building successful futures for adolescents and adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Established in 2008, SFF funds and partners with... Read more...

The Ability Hub is pleased to announce the opening of “A Little Somethin' Cafe” in the loft-like lobby of the Child Development Centre (3820 - 24th St. NW) across from the Alberta Children’s Hospita - the grand opening is October 2 at noon. For more details ... Read more...

The grand opening of "A Little Somethin'" Cafe in the lobby of the Child Development Centre (across from Alberta Children's Hospital) takes place at noon October 2.  The Cafe will be open from noon to 3 pm every Tuesday and Friday until further notice. Great coffee, tea, juices, sandwiches and treats. This is an initiative of The Ability Hub's... Read more...

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