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Overview

Nova Scotia Collection

AIDE Canada
AIDE and partners have created many toolkits, webinars and infographics covering a wide range of topics from education, to housing and beyond specifically for this territory, and have curated a list for ease of use, with links and descriptions.

Provincial Pages

Introducing Nova Scotia

AIDE Canada would like to present one in a series of resource packages, this one focusing on the Nova Scotia. 

AIDE and partners have created many toolkits, webinars and infographics covering a wide range of topics from education, to housing and beyond specifically for this territory, and have curated a list for ease of use, with links and descriptions. 

See links below: 

Education

Apple and books at school

 

Scroll to the Nova Scotia section of this toolkit to learn about the education supports and services available in Nova Scotia for students in elementary school and high school.

 

 

Funding

Child wraped in a Canada Flag

 

This page offers a comprehensive look at the autism-related funding, services and support provided by each provincial and territorial government in Canada. Scroll to the NS section to find the programs available to you.

White boat floating next to a dock in Halifax

 

This toolkit inventories the autism-related funding, services and support provided by the provincial and territorial governments for individuals older than 18 in Nova Scotia

University graduation celebration

 

This toolkit provides an overview of financial assistance available to eligible post-secondary students through their respective provincial, territorial and/or federal government. All 13 Provinces and territories in Canada are discussed. This resource was developed in partnership with the Pacific Autism Family Network. Click to find out about Nova Scotia Grant and National funding options.

University campus picture

 

This clickable infographic can help you find the government college and university funding programs in your area.

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This clickable infographic outlines post-secondary education supports that are available in every province and territory in Canada. You can also click to link to federal post-secondary education supports

 

Government Supports

Apartments

 

This clickable infographic lists the disability supports available for persons 18 years or older in Nova Scotia

Apartments

 

This Toolkit will provide individuals and their families information about the Department of Community Services (DCS) in Nova Scotia. The Toolkit will breakdown the different programs DCS provides, how to contact DC for supports and what programs and funding is available.

 


Housing

Row homes

 

This toolkit has been created to provide individuals and their families information about housing options in their province and how to access supports.

Employment

 

This webinar will focus on the current supports and services that are provided by Autism Nova Scotia. It will allow you to gain insight on the current employment opportunities to support person-directed future planning for individuals with Autism 15+ and older!

 

Respite

a woman sitting on a ferry looking out over the water

 

Join us in learning about the respite program and services that are provided to families across Nova Scotia


Your Rights

 

Adults living in Canada are used to making decisions about their own lives, whether it be where to live, what to eat, what to wear, or how to spend their money. Canadians understand free decision-making to be one of our basic rights. People with disabilities are no exception. Look at the table at the end of this toolkit to learn more about rules applicable in Nova Scotia

 

 

 

Cover photo by Suchakra Sharma on Unsplash

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