The Sinneave Family Foundation is a charitable operating foundation, created in 2008 to address the challenges experienced by emerging adults on the autism spectrum. Located in Calgary, the foundation provides a variety of online resources and events.
The Centre for Autism Services Alberta is the largest accredited autism service provider in northern Alberta. Its mission is to provide comprehensive and innovative supports and services to those affected by ASD.
AIDE (Autism and/or Intellectual Disability Knowledge Exchange Network) is a national knowledge network that is committed to providing accurate up-to-date, and useful information and resources to the people who need it.
A registered disability savings plan (RDSP) is a savings plan intended to help parents and others save for the long term financial security of a person who is eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).
The Municipality provides social support services that offer a variety of preventative programs designed to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. All programs support and enhance the lives of our residents. Programs are available in both the urban and rural areas.
The Autism Housing Network of Alberta (AHNA) is focused on improving the access to and quality of housing opportunities for autistic individuals and their families. Our goal is to work together to better understand housing needs across the province, extend the reach of support to families, learn from each other to proactively facilitate new housing solutions, and establish a provincial approach to recruitment to capitalize on housing units as they become available.
Today, STHT continues to provide wrap-around support with a team of agencies to individuals with barriers to housing. We focus on reaching individuals who are at-risk of homelessness, or currently homeless and want to make significant changes to their lives, but lack the resources or self-confidence to start. Our client-centred approach and intensive case management means that clients do not have to struggle alone.
The First Nations Health Consortium (FNHC) is an Alberta-wide organization developed to improve access to health, social, and education services and supports to First Nations and Inuit Children throughout the province, living both on and off reserve.
Jordan’s Principle makes sure all First Nations children living in Canada can access the products, services and supports they need, when they need them. Funding can help with a wide range of health, social and educational needs, including the unique needs that First Nations Two-Spirit and LGBTQQIA children and youth and those with disabilities may have.
Jordan’s Principle is named in memory of Jordan River Anderson. He was a young boy from Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba.
We created the Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism to increase awareness and share knowledge around issues related to Autistic mental health. This guide is meant to be read by everyone, but most importantly by Autistic adults, family members, professionals, policy-makers and leaders.
Our Social-Respite program focuses on opportunities for children aged 3-17-years-old with differing abilities to build stronger foundations for social interactions and community involvement. Children and youth get to be a part of the community and make friendships while parents receive the benefit of respite support! For any questions, please contact 780-531-5777or email@example.com More Details:Social Respite
McMann Youth family and Community Services Association
To support and encourage individuals and families to achieve their full potential as members of their community.
Support4moms can be reached by email or by joining their private FB page; Support 4 Moms Society – Fort McMurray
A sharing circle and action committee of Neurodiverse (Autistic, ADHD, OCD, etc) self-advocates in Fort McMurray, Alberta. They advocate for supports that members have identified as needs within our community.
As part of Autism Society Alberta’s COVID Response, our Family Support Workers and Autistic Peer Mentors are offering online support groups for parents, families and autistic individuals throughout Alberta.