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2022 Sheelagh Nolan Award Recipient

The Sheelagh Nolan Award for Excellence in Teaching is a prestigious award that honours the devotion and perseverance of the late Sheelagh Nolan. Sheelagh was an active contributor to many school and community causes. Sheelagh’s son, Patrick, is on the Autism Spectrum and was always Sheelagh’s greatest inspiration. With this award, we celebrate her legacy…

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Homemade Sensory Bins

Sensory bins can be a fun addition to your playtime routine and is a wonderful way for children to explore and learn through hands-on play. When exploring the sensory bins with your child, follow their lead by copying their actions and narrating throughout play. Sensory Bins Support Development as they Improve: The QuickStart team wants…

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The Pearl is the social enterprise of Autism Nova Scotia which includes a high quality, affordable jewellery line made by family, friends and people on the autism spectrum here in Nova Scotia.
The sale of each piece of jewellery directly supports the programs and services at Autism Nova Scotia, but more importantly helps support families and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Creating Change

Working toward a world where autistic people no longer face barriers to living their best quality of life, Autism Nova Scotia advocates for the autistic community across all levels of government. We act as leaders in educating and training employers, organizations, and institutions in accepting and accommodating autistic individuals in all areas of society.

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