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Pictou County

Pictou County

Regional Autism Centre

The Pictou County 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.

The Pictou County Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia is proud to offer various programs and supports to our region:
• One-to-One Swimming Lessons
(in partnership with YMCA)
• Music Therapy (in partnership with
Heather Cameron)
• Art Program (in partnership with
Helen Boucher)
• Chat ‘N’ Chill Program
• Workshops & Information Sessions

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:

115 MacLean Street
New Glasgow NS B2H 4M5

Contact:

Liz Wilson

pictoucounty@autismns.ca

902-695-5505

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2022 Sheelagh Nolan Award Recipient

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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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