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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. 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, Therapeutic Riding, Social Skills, Swimming, and much more.   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 (565 Main St.) 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.

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

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Autism Centre HOURS April 23rd. to April 26th.

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

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

Wednesday: 9:00am to 1:00pm (Office open)

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

Friday: Noon to 5:00pm (Office open)
 Noon to 5:00pm (Drop-In, ALL ages)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent News & Events

School Autism Awareness Challenge - Shine Blue

March 3 2018

The Annapolis Valley Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia invites all schools in the Va...

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Virtual Run/Walk/Ride for Camp Spectrum!

March 6 2018

Get moving for Camp Spectrum! Virtual Run/Walk/Ride Fundraiser for our Summer Da...

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Dooley's Karaoke Night Fundraiser

April 27 2018

Join us at Dooley's-Greenwood from 8:00pm to midnight for a ton of Kara...

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Bagging Day Fundraiser - Sobey's Greenwood

April 28 2018

11:00am to 5:00pmWe'll be at the Greenwood Sobeys on Saturday, April 28th. b...

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WALK the WALK for AUTISM

June 16 2018

Come Walk the Walk with us on JUNE 16th, 2018!Join us for a fun filled day ...

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