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Cape Breton Region

Cape Breton Region

Regional Autism Centre

The Cape Breton Region Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia offers programs and services to support autistic individuals and their families. Our Chapter supports the Victoria and Cape Breton Counties of Cape Breton Island.

Autism Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Chapter is proud to offer various programs and supports to our region, including:

Summer Camp AU-some
Social & Community Inclusion Program
Chat ‘N’ Chill Program
AU-some Connections
Taikwando in partnership with Island Martial Arts
Community Respite & Recreation

In addition to the local social programs listed above, we also offer province-wide programming that may be in person at our centre and/or virtually through Zoom including:

AutismWorks LaunchPad Sydney
Career Quest; EmploymentWorks
Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Autism
Virtual Club
Employment Support Group

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282 George Street (2nd floor)
Sydney NS B1P 1J6


Samantha Gascoyne


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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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