Our Team

Calgary

Sherry Hiebert-Keck

Clinical Director

Sherry Hiebert-Keck, MSW, RSW has been the Clinical Director with Ability4Good since the start of 2019.  She has worked in the non-profit sector for over 30 years. Her previous position was The Managing Director of the Louise Dean Centre in 2016, following eight years as the Managing Director of Community Services with... See Full Bio

Jade Powers

Clinical Coordinator

Jade began her career working as an aid with children with Autism in Toronto after graduating with her Bachelor of Social Work from Ryerson University. She absolutely fell in love with working with people with disabilities and continued to work in the field while she did her Masters in Creative... See Full Bio

Nicole Morin

Intake & BDA Program Coordinator

A true Calgarian, Nicole Morin had aspirations of becoming a nurse and even took steps towards this goal by completing a Nursing Assistant course. This quickly changed, however, when Nicole started volunteering with children and adults with special needs. Her volunteerism led to her starting with Ability4Good in 2009 and... See Full Bio

Anthony Battistone

Behaviour Consultant

Anthony’s passion for supporting children of all varieties has provided him with vast experiences in supporting children and their behaviours.  Anthony received his Master of Education from Niagara University and a Post-Graduate Certification in Applied Behavioural Analysis from the University of New Brunswick. Originally from Ontario, Anthony has made his way west province by... See Full Bio

Lindsay Agnew

Behaviour Consultant

Lindsay’s person-centered therapeutic approach aims to empower families by providing support, understanding and collaborative goal setting. She has a Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree in Psychology from York University, and a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Lethbridge. She is currently working towards becoming a Registered... See Full Bio

Sandia Abraham

Speech Language Pathologist

Sandia Abraham is a registered Speech Language Pathologist with a Master of Science degree from the University of Alberta in Speech-Language Pathology. Her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Linguistics affords her a unique perspective in assessment and intervention for children with language and communication disorders. Sandia has always had a... See Full Bio

Karrissa Izzard-Wells

Speech Language Pathologist

Karissa Izzard-Wells, M.Sc., R.SLP, S-LP(C) is a registered and nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). She received her Masters of Science in SLP from Dalhousie University in 2017. Karissa has gained experience working as an SLP in a variety of settings including schools, daycares and preschools, and in-home. She has had the opportunity to work... See Full Bio

John Marquina

Group Coordinator

John is currently completing his Masters in Counselling Psychology at the City University of Seattle in Canada. John’s future aspiration is to continue his career specializing in Developmental Psychology. John has a strong passion for working with children and youth. He has developed support groups for LGBT youth, as well as created a... See Full Bio

Karen Schafer

Triple P Practitioner

Karen is a Saskatchewan native who attended the University of Calgary and moved to Medicine Hat, where she has lived ever since. There she raised her three fabulous children and, over the years, had run a small business, taught elementary school and worked with children and families with special needs. While focusing on the... See Full Bio

Dale Mercer

Triple P Coordinator

Parenting is a difficult job, and can be even more challenging when you have a child with a disability. As the Triple P Program Coordinator, and as a mother herself, Dale is passionate about helping parents... See Full Bio

Tara Walker

Child Development Facilitator Coordinator

Working at a group home after her first year of university precipitated a major shift in career aspirations for Tara. She obtained a diploma in Rehabilitation Services from Lethbridge College and a Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation from the University of Calgary. Tara is committed to providing and coordinating individualized services... See Full Bio