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  • Bring your questions to sexual health and developmental disabilities workshop

  • January 15, 2020
  • Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism’s speaker series continues with Dr. Margaret Newbury Jones, a sexual health expert for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). With 25+ years of experience in the disability field, Dr. Jones will lead an informative discussion on sexual health and answer all of your questions. She loves to work with people with complex […]

  • Volunteers needed for baby cuddling program

  • January 13, 2020
  • UPDATE: We’re overwhelmed and humbled from the response of people wanting to volunteer for the baby cuddling program but we’ll no longer be accepting applications at this time. Other meaningful opportunities are available to volunteer with children and adults. Click here to learn more.   St.Amant Volunteer Services is seeking volunteers for their Baby Cuddling program. The Baby Cuddler volunteer […]

  • Loss of Farzaneh Naderi and many others on Flight PS752

  • January 10, 2020
  • We are deeply grieved to share the tragic loss of a member of our staff, and her 11-year-old son, in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752. Farzaneh Naderi, a Tutor in the Autism Programs and her son Noojan Sadr were among the passengers who died. Farzaneh was a volunteer with St.Amant for three years prior to becoming employed […]

  • Discounted Manitoba Moose Autism Awareness Game Tickets On Sale

  • January 6, 2020
  • St.Amant Foundation has partnered for a 5th year for the Autism Awareness hockey game. The Manitoba Moose and True North Youth Foundation are providing a discounted rate to St.Amant staff, families and friends. This discounted rate is only applicable for the Sunday, March 1st game. Tickets are $7 each. Game details: Sunday, March 1 at 2pm at BellMTS Place vs Chicago […]

  • Fulfilling Potential Workshop Series now online for 2020

  • December 4, 2019
  • The Fulfilling Potential Workshop Series are FREE workshops throughout the year. These workshops are a user-friendly introduction to practical concepts and strategies for teaching skills and managing challenging behaviour with compassion and effectiveness. Classes are developed and instructed by Manitoba’s leading experts in applied behaviour analysis. Who are These Workshops for? This series is open to any individuals or teams […]

  • Thankful for igniting a spark

  • When a young person connects with a horse, it’s powerful. You’ve been making this happen for four young women this fall. Every day, we’re thankful for you. For #ThankfulThursday we want to share a specific reason why. Every single day, children & adults with disabilities are experiencing a better life, because of your generosity. Yesterday, four young women bundled up […]

  • 2020 IASSIDD Conference Invites Abstract Submissions

  • November 26, 2019
  • Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have a right to healthcare that meets their specific health and developmental needs. As members of the health sector,  the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) Special Interest Research Group are actively exploring the nature and extent of the inequalities often faced by this marginalized group. To […]

  • St.Amant’s Gift Wrap & Coat Check returns for 10th year

  • November 25, 2019
  •   The Christmas countdown is on and what better way to make your rushed to-do list more manageable than to stop by the St.Amant gift wrap and coat check at St. Vital Centre?  Since 2010, shoppers have raised more than $189,000 for St.Amant Foundation by visiting the gift wrap and coat check station. And year after year, dozens of volunteers eagerly sign […]

  • Workshop to strengthen advocacy skills for people with disabilities

  • Are you a good advocate for St.Amant and the people supported by our organization? As an person supported by St.Amant, a family member, or an employee or volunteer, you have more knowledge and information than most when it comes to understanding the human rights for people with disabilities and what we need in our community to make life better. Advocacy […]