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Truro Colchester Welcome Network

Services for Persons Living with a Disability

Autism Nova Scotia – Truro branch

The Truro branch of Autism Nova Scotia supports Autistic adults and children, their families, and caregivers. They do this through events and programming like the following:

  • art and music programs
  • caregiver support
  • family events
  • summer camp
  • SwimAbilities
  • teen and adult AuSome social hour

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The Canadian National Institute for the Blind Foundation delivers programs and advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness.

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Society of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians

This society provides sign language interpreter services and many more support services for Deaf people.

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STEPs on Arthur

STEPs on Arthur helps adults with intellectual disabilities to engage fully in their community. STEPs offers vocational training and skills assessment. It also provides employment through 2social enterprises.

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Truro Inclusion Project

The Truro Inclusion project is run by parents and caregivers of people with disabilities. Their goal is to make everyone in Truro and Colchester County feel included regardless of their differences. The project hopes to offer a day program and social enterprise in the future.

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