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Walk YOUR Way for Autism - Stepping in the Right Direction for Autism

Registration is OPEN for Walk YOUR Way on Saturday September 24th, 2022!

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Walk YOUR Way 2022 will be a hybrid event this year on Saturday September 24th! You will have the option to join us in person or Walk YOUR Way!

 

Why We Walk
Walk YOUR Way is an annual event to raise awareness and funds for much-needed autism programs and services in communities around Nova Scotia.

We are committed to creating a world where all people on the autism spectrum can live their lives fully. Our nine regional chapters deliver programs and services that meet the needs of their local communities. Autism Nova Scotia’s mission is focused on building community capacity that enhances understanding, acceptance and inclusion for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

The scope of the programs we have developed allows us to support Autistic individuals across their lifespan. Whether it’s programming for toddlers and their families, assisting teens navigating the transition from secondary school, young adults developing healthy relationships or adults finding and maintaining meaningful employment, our organization offers the autism community a safe place to connect and discover what they need to lead fuller lives.

Autism Nova Scotia is a home for anyone on the autism spectrum and their families. We are so grateful for the generous support of our walkers, teams and donors that make all this possible.

Thank you for supporting our mission and creating real change in the world for neurodiversity.

Our Mission - We are a community-based organization that builds understanding, acceptance, and inclusion for Autistics/individuals on the autism spectrum and their families through leadership, advocacy, education, training, and programming across the lifespan.

Our Vision - A world where autism is understood, accepted, and everyone is living their lives fully

 

Our Stories

  • Mary
     We're walking in support of awareness, acceptance, understanding for the m... more
  • Pete
     Our family is walking to help raise autism awareness and funds to support ... more
  • Christina
    I'm walking to bring awareness so that my perfect boy doesn't feel any less than... more
  • Amanda
     We are walking to help raise awareness for all of those living on the Spec... more
  • Dale
     We are walking in support of our son, Xavier, as well as all others who li... more
  • Shannon
     We are walking for this fundraiser because it's such an important cause to... more
  • Jennifer
     We are walking to show love and support to Janie and her friends who also ... more
  • Raykell
     Walking for my twins Caden and Blayke who were both diagnosed with Autism ... more
  • Kim
    I'm walking for my amazing 14 year old son Josh. Josh was diagnosed with autism ... more
  • Amy
    We are walking in support of our sweet daughter, Tessa. With us, we will have ou... more
  • Victoria Ettinger
    I WALK FOR MY SONS ALEX & CURTIS AND FOR MY STEP NEPHEW ADAM.....THEY ALREAD... more
  • Amelia
    To advocate for those without a voice.   more
  • Jolene
    My son Aiden was diagnosed at 2 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and he will ... more
  • Danielle
     My family and I walk for memebers of our family, and to help support the w... more
  • Nicolle
    To show our Love & Support to our Son , all of those on the spectrum , thei... more
  • Parker
    We are walking to raise awareness for friends and family on the Autism Spectrum ... more
  • Bentley
     I'm am walking because i am an ASD child and see the world from a differen... more
  • Tracy
     I am walking for two reasons.  First for my handsome son, who has bee... more
  • Shataya
    I want to walk for the community.  I want to walk for my family . Especiall... more
  • Kelsey
    Leeside Ladies are walking because it is important for communities and other loc... more