Recent News & Events

HRM Bedford | Sackville

The Bedford-Sackville Chapter supports the growing number of families and individuals touched by autism in HRM/ Central region. This group was founded 12 years ago by 2 moms, both whom were looking for social opportunities for their children and others on the autism spectrum.
This chapter has grown into a support group for parents, family members and caregivers of persons living with Autism. Once a month we meet to share and learn from one another.Laughter, tears, frustrations and celebrations, most meetings we cover it all.
We also hold monthly social events for individuals with their caregivres/ families to come & have fun. We currently hold dances, swims, a huge summer picnic and an awesome Christmas bounce party.  These events are essential for individuals and their families.  They provide a place to connect with each other and a place where persons with ASD can interact with other individuals just like them.
We provide everyone with a warm welcome – that is what we are here for. 

​Meetings take place from 7pm – 8:45pm the first Tuesday of every month. See Facebook or Website for location of meetings/events.

Contact: Paulette Butz by phone at (902) 865-3970 or email ​Merrill Cunningham at

Recent News & Events

Parent / caregiver support meeting *New location* 7:00-9:00pm

June 4 2019

You are invited to join us for an evening of discussion and support in a relaxed...

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All Ages Rays Reptile show 2:30pm -5:00pm

June 8 2019

This event is for individuals with Autism and their family and or caregivers. Th...

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All Ages Autism Swim 12-1pm

June 22 2019

This is a Free All Ages Event. Our events are for individuals with Autism and th...

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