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Meet Tanya

Disclaimer: Information provided is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks Canada does not provide medical or legal advice or services. Rather, Autism Speaks Canada provides general information about autism as a service to the community. The information provided on our website is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks Canada has not validated and is not responsible for any information, events, or services provided by third parties.

Meet Tanya

“Partnering with Autism Speaks Canada on the Worktopia Project enabled our Calgary-based organization to receive federal government funding in 2015, which facilitated a collaboration with 11 disability service agencies from across Canada in the design, delivery and evaluation of autism-focused employment readiness programs. These programs have served over 1,100 autistic job seekers and enabled partnerships with over 350 employers to date. In 2019, we invited other stakeholders with a shared goal to change the odds of employment success for autistic Canadians to join us in co-designing and sustaining a national employment network, which now has more than thirty organizations and community champions building community capacity and informing policy.”

Tanya McLeod, President, The Sinneave Family Foundation

Disclaimer: Information provided is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks Canada does not provide medical or legal advice or services. Rather, Autism Speaks Canada provides general information about autism as a service to the community. The information provided on our website is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks Canada has not validated and is not responsible for any information, events, or services provided by third parties.