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Become a Member

When you become a member of Autism Nova Scotia, you join a community of like-minded individuals looking to change the province for the better. Building on a foundation of support, understanding, acceptance, and inclusion, our members play a direct role in our advocacy to continue our mission as an organization.

Membership offers many benefits to yourself, your community, and our organization. Your annual membership fee goes directly towards supporting the resources and programming Autism Nova Scotia offers for the autism community throughout the province.

Members help create positive change for autistic Nova Scotians and their families. Together, we can create a world where all people on the autism spectrum can reach their full potential.

Autism Nova Scotia Membership Logo

Membership Types

Click on one of the following icons to select your membership type:

$5

Self-identified or diagnosed individual on the spectrum

$10

Available to any student currently enrolled in school

$15

Option for Volunteers and Community members who wish to make a difference

$25

Applicable to all family members living in the same household

$50

Option for educators, clinicians and other professionals

$100

Applicable to businesses and organizations committed to diversity and inclusion

Download and fill out our Membership Form
and email it to us at membership@autismns.ca

If you require any support, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at membership@autismns.ca or call 902-446-4995!

Membership Benefits

Monthly membership "Community Updates" e-newsletter

Membership discount towards your online purchases from The Pearl at www.supportautism.ca

Invitation to Autism Nova Scotia's General Meeting and the right to vote

Quarterly message from the Executive Director, Cynthia Carroll on current state of advocacy and autism policy development across the province and in Canada

Access to our online Provincial Education Series and receive the digital recording after every session

Autism Nova Scotia's Online Education Series:

2021-2022 Provincial Education Session Schedule

October 13, 2021

Understanding the School Program Planning Process

Understanding the School Program Planning Process2

November 25, 2021

Person-Directed Planning: Supports for Building a Good Life

January 20, 2022

A New Autism Diagnosis & Next Steps

March 3, 2022

Executive Functioning at Home & in Community

April 28, 2022

Celebrating Acceptance with Autistic Voices

June 21, 2022

Mental Health & Autism

Autism Nova Scotia’s Provincial Education Session

All our provincial education sessions are free to attend! Autism Nova Scotia’s members receive early access to sign up and will be provided a recording of the session.

Questions? Reach out to membership@autismns.ca