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The Annapolis Valley Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia began as the Valley Autism Support Team (or V.A.S.T.) in 1996.  In 2012 V.A.S.T joined with Autism Nova Scotia in order to work together to enhance programs and services in the Annapolis Valley and to support provincial initiatives. The Chapter is led by a group of dedicated volunteers and has now expanded to serve over 200 families.

Programs in the Annapolis Valley Chapter include: Summer Day Camp, Preschool Playgroup, Social Groups for School-Age Children, Teens and Adults and Arts & Crafts.   The Chapter also regularly hosts family events, parent support groups, educational workshops and information sessions.  In February 2015 the Chapter opened an Autism Centre in Kingston which houses a sensory gym, a calming room and a resource library.  Families and school groups are welcome to drop in during regular office hours.


~~Autism Centre HOURS for the week of July 17th. to July 21st. **Please note that the Centre hours will vary considerably from week to week over the next little while as I have to be present at our summer day camp on certain days. However, we will aim to have the Centre

 

.For all inquiries please contact our office 902-242-2019 or annapolisvalley@autismns.ca

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Autism Centre HOURS for the week of October 16th. to October 20th.

Monday: 10:00am to 1:00pm (Office open, Drop-In, ALL ages)
* Info session WILL take place from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Tuesday: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (Office open)
2:30pm to 5:00pm  (Drop-In, ALL ages)

Wednesday: 9:00am to Noon (Office open)
9:00am to Noon (Drop-In, ALL ages)

Thursday: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (Office open)
3:00pm to 5:00pm  (Drop-In, ALL ages)

Friday: Noon to 3:00pm (Office open)
Noon to 3:00pm (Drop-In, ALL ages)

 

Recent News & Events

Caregiver Support Group

October 2 2017

7:00pm to 8:30pmFirst Monday of each month Stop in for coffee and a ch...

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Halloween Party

October 22 2017

   1:00pm to 3:00pm   Games, food, arts & crafts!  ...

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Executive Function + Theory of Mind Info Session

October 30 2017

6:30pm to 8:30pm~~INFO SESSION: Introduction to Executive Function and Theory of...

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Chili Fundraiser Dinner

November 1 2017

4:30pm to 6:30pm~~Join us for a fundraiser dinner in support of the Autism Centr...

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Holiday Photo Sessions

November 18 2017

10:00am to 3:00pm ~~Jackie Coleman of Coleman Candids Photography is back w...

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Bake Sale & Ticket Auction

December 2 2017

9:00am - 4:00pmGreenwood MallDonations welcome!

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