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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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Regional Autism Centre - Kentville

2 Calkin Drive
Kentville NS B4N 3V7


Kathryn Burgher


Chapter News

Promoting Movement

Movement is important for every stage of development and helps promote an active lifestyle. Fundamental movements can boost mood, improve cognitive ability, and support better sleep. The QuickStart team has 10 movement tips to help you break out of hibernation: If you want to learn more about QuickStart Nova Scotia or have questions, email us at or call…

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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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Our Events

Autism Acceptance Month

Hosts: Truro, Annapolis Valley, Bedford-Sackville, Cape Breton Region, Cumberland County, Pictou County, Halifax, South Shore, South West, Strait Area Province-Wide

Types: Advocacy, Campaign, Special Events

During the month of April, we encourage communities across the province to show their support for Autism Nova Scotia. Through our programs and services, we are empowering autistic individuals/individuals with…

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