Supports: Circle of Support, Community Participation, Home Life, Learning Opportunities, Recreation and Leisure, Social Inclusion
As a Community Animator, Sydney works with adults who have an intellectual disability to achieve their goals for inclusion in the community. Sydney is responsible for developing strategies for social inclusion in the community, maintaining and monitoring connections, and mentoring and coaching people in paid support roles. Additionally, Sydney builds community outreach and networks with other organizations about increasing their capacity to welcome and include individuals with an intellectual disability in their program(s).
Sydney graduated from St. Thomas University in May 2015 and recently finished a 6-month contract with NBACL as a Social Inclusion Facilitator. She is very excited to continue working for NBACL and once again be a member on the Social Inclusion team!