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Autism Resources in Nova Scotia

Our list of best links, tools, and resources in Nova Scotia to help support Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s), and related disorders.

Nova Scotia Family and Children’s Services

The four sections of the Family and Children’s Services Division provide a range of services to children, youth and their families. These services provide community-based, prevention-oriented supports for both children and families.

Nova Scotia Respite

A list of respite service providers throughout Nova Scotia who provide care for children with disabilities.

Playing and Learning Together

A non-profit organization that facilitates structured recreation and social club programs for kids and youth with autism/ASD (and others who need additional supports) operating in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Currently operating After School program locations in Spryfield, Dartmouth, Bedford/Hammonds Plains and Sackville!

Provincial Autism Centre

A non-profit association located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We are a professionally run Resource Centre, helping parents and professionals across the province access quality information about autism spectrum disorders (autism). We provide respectful, understanding and confidential services to individuals and families as needed.


Speech and Hearing Association of Nova Scotia

Society for Treatment of Autism Nova Scotia

A non-profit charity, which develops and provides community based treatment, education, and residential support services to individuals with autism and other developmental disorders and their families.

Society of Artists for Autism (SAFA)

A non-profit organization of artists, academics and advocates, striving to make meaningful connections between health care professionals, educators, the autism advocacy community and the grassroots arts communities in the Province of Nova Scotia and all over the planet.

Special Olympics Nova Scotia

A non-profit organization dedicated to providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability

Technical Resource Centre

Promotes education in the area of technology solutions for citizens with a disability and or health challenge.

Turning Tides

Support students of all ages and abilities with tutoring and social skills programs. Parents can learn more about learning disabilities and parenting strategies through their community workshops and conferences. Educators, psychologists and other professionals can also share in their knowledge through professional development workshops and customized training opportunities.

Valley Disability Partnership Society

Provides information on the supports and services available to persons with disabilities in order to create equal opportunities for employment and in the community in order to increase quality of life.