Regional Autism Centre
As a volunteer-run chapter of Autism Nova Scotia, the Bedford/Sackville Chapter provides recreation, leisure opportunities, events for families and autistic children and youth, and facilitates parent support meetings the first Tuesday of each month. We support the growing number of families and individuals belonging to the autism community in the central region.
This group was founded by parents who were looking for social opportunities for their children and others on the autism spectrum.
Please note, there are no meetings or events in July and August.
Our monthly support meeting is an evening of discussion and support in a relaxed atmosphere, stress-free and without judgement. It is open to parents, family members and caregivers of autistic children and youth. We meet to share and learn from one another. Meetings typically take place from 7 pm – 9 pm on the first Tuesday of every month in the Autism Nova Scotia Bedford Office at 1550 Bedford Highway, Suite 302 (Sun Tower).
We also hold fun and FREE social events for families. Special events include dances, swims, a huge summer picnic and an awesome holiday bounce party. These events provide a place for families to connect with each other and a place where autistic children can interact with each other.
We provide all families in the central region with a warm welcome – we are here for you.
Sun Tower Bedford Highway
Bedford NS B4A 1E6
Suite: 302 - 1550
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