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The Autism Nova Scotia's Respite Camp is a brand new recreation program for children and youth on the autism spectrum between the ages of 6-21 years. The camp activities are designed specifically with participants’ needs and interests in mind. Parents and caregivers can rest easy knowing their children are enjoying fun-filled activities while also being supported by knowledgeable and dedicated counsellors.
Campers are supported by trained counsellors in a 2 campers: 1 counsellor or 3 campers: 1 counsellor ratios of 6 campers per camp.READ MORE
Autism Nova Scotia is operating a Respite Database in the Halifax Area where families can connect with trained respite workers and other respite services. These respite workers have been screened via a background check, a vulnerable sector check and a child abuse registry check. READ MORE