Events & Education


26 Aug 2024

Neurodiversity Immersive Campus Experience (NICE) 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

UCalgary, MacEwan Hall (specific location details will be emailed)

NICE s a free two-day University of Calgary (UCalgary) initiative to help incoming first-year undergraduate students who self-identify as neurodivergent. Participants will enjoy two days of on-campus programming and workshops that will introduce them to life at university, other neurodivergent peers, helpful campus supports and programs, and more. This experience will take place on August 26 & 27, and provides students with a supportive environment as they transition from high school to university. 

NICE is now accepting applications. To learn more about the program and to submit your application, visit the Sinneave Family Foundation website.

19 Oct 2024

Parents/Teens Talk Transition - Workshop Series

10:00 AM - Noon

Alberta Children's Hospital

This peer led workshop runs for 3 consecutive Saturday mornings starting on October 19 and ending on November 2/2024. It is designed to help parents/caregivers prepare their youth (ages 14-19) for the transition to adult healthcare & services. A peer-facilitated workshop for teens, to help them learn to manage their chronic health condition in a supportive, fun environment with their peers. is offered at the same time.

For more information or to register, call 403-955-7252 or email



In-person or Online

EmploymentWorks is a proven program that offers employment preparedness training and support, combined with job sampling and hands-on experience to autistic adults and persons with disabilities. The program is designed for individuals who want to enter or return to the workforce, and who are willing to develop and practice the skills needed to support employment success. The program is currently offered in two formats: In-Person or Online.

To register for or learn more about the EmploymentWorks program, check out their website, email or call 1-888-733-7976.


Launch Into Life! QuickStart Planning Tool 


Transitioning into adulthood and the community beyond high school can be challenging for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. The Launch into Life! Quick Start Planning Tool was developed to help in planning for the transition to adulthood, and assists individuals on the autism spectrum with creating a personalized plan for success.  It’s free and easy to use.

For more information, call 403-210-5000 or email


Transition to Adulthood - Information Videos

Transition to Adulthood Videos

The Transition Team at Easter Seals AB (formerly known as Children's Link) provides guidance and support for families caring for youth with disabilities who are transitioning into adulthood. The videos on their webpage provide useful information about PDD (Persons with Developmental Disabilities), AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped), Guardianship & Trusteeship. These videos are offered to help families feel less stressed and more confident as their children with disabilities enter adulthood.

For more information about transitioning to adulthood for youth with disabilities, visit the Easter Seals AB website or call them at 403-235-5662


Community Education Service

View the Education Calendar for sessions on specific health conditions, youth issues or topics related to transitioning to adult care.

For more information or to register, contact 403-955-4747 or .