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South Shore

South Shore

Regional Autism Centre

Located in Bridgewater, NS, the South Shore Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia supports autistic individuals of all ages and their families in Lunenburg and Queens County.

The South Shore Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia strives to build understanding, acceptance and inclusion for individuals on the autism spectrum through social and recreational programming, advocacy, individual and family support, educational opportunities and advocacy.

The Chapter has a formal partnership with the South Shore Regional Centre for Education, allowing the chapter and the SSRCE to better support autistic learners and their families, including using a shared space in Hebbville.

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373 King St.
Bridgewater NS B4V 1B1


Rachel Whynot

(902) 514-7489

Chapter News

2022 Sheelagh Nolan Award Recipient

The Sheelagh Nolan Award for Excellence in Teaching is a prestigious award that honours the devotion and perseverance of the late Sheelagh Nolan. Sheelagh was an active contributor to many school and community causes. Sheelagh’s son, Patrick, is on the Autism Spectrum and was always Sheelagh’s greatest inspiration. With this award, we celebrate her legacy…

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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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