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Annapolis Valley

Annapolis Valley

Regional Autism Centre

The Annapolis Valley Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia provides support, networking, and social learning opportunities to Autistic individuals, persons with autism, and their families and loved ones. We strive to promote education about autism, service navigation, and provide an inclusive, fun, non-judgmental atmosphere where our members can participate in rewarding programs and social activities.

Autism Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley Chapter is proud to offer various programs and supports to our region:

  • Summer day camp for ages 5-21 (school age)
  • Music Therapy sessions for children from ages 5 to 18
  • Therapeutic horseback riding
  • Teen social groups for middle school/high school students
  • Adult social groups offered to individuals no longer attending high school
  • Super Siblings social group for siblings of autistic individuals
  • Family events
  • Lending Library

In addition to the local social programs listed above, we also offer province-wide programming at our centre including:

• Family Support & Resource Navigation
• Healthy Relationships Sexuality & Autism
• Employment Supports & Programming
• Post-Secondary Autism Support Services

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Office:

Regional Autism Centre - Kentville

2 Calkin Drive
Kentville NS B4N 3V7

Contact:

Email or Phone

AVNavigator@autismns.ca or AV_RC@autismns.ca

902-349-9318

Chapter News

4 Routine Tips after the Holiday Season

The holiday season is often a busy time when daily routines (i.e., mealtime, playtime, bedtime) can become disrupted. Once the season ends and we begin to re-establish those familiar routines, some children may find this shift challenging. The QuickStart team has four tips to consider while supporting your child in their return to daily routines…

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Annual General Meeting

Autism Nova Scotia’s 2022 Annual General Meeting took place via Zoom on Wednesday, June 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm (AST). View our 2021-2022 AGM video here!

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