Family, Respite, and Community Support
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Autism Nova Scotia has partnered with the Halifax Stanfield International Airport
to create resources that will prepare you or your family for travel at most airports. READ MORE
Discover how to apply for respite funds, find a respite worker, and more. READ MORE.
Join the cross-disability database to find respite support from individuals that suit your unique needs. READ MORE
.SibsCONNECT is a 12-week long program for individuals between the ages of 9 and 12, facilitated by a group of individuals who are either also a sibling of someone on the spectrum or within the professional field that has a high focus in families and autism spectrum disorder
. READ MORE.
We are looking for respite support workers in the HRM. View a list of opportunities here. READ MORE.
CONNECT WITH THE FAMILY SUPPORT TEAM:
Jill Cormier |
Family Support Coordinatorjcormier@autismns.ca
| 902.446.4995Jill provides support for families, individuals and professionals who seek navigation to services within the community, support in advocacy needs and support in general. She also supports families seeking respite solutions by connecting them to screened and trained respite workers from our Respite Support Database. The database supports individuals of diverse abilities. Kelly Vassaur
| Inclusion and Adult Support Coordinatorkvassaur@autismns.ca
| 902.446.4995Kelly provides support for adult individuals, families and professionals who seek navigation to services within the community, support in advocacy needs and support in general.