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Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts

Record #: MCK0190
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Sep 2023


Located In Kings County (NS)
Areas Served Kings County (NS)


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Phone 902-582-3888
Contact Kathleen Purdy, Executive Director, Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts; Phone: 902 582-3888; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts 
Box 2398 
Wolfville, NS B4P 2S3
Volunteers Wanted! Alexander Society for Inclusive Arts; Phone: 902 582-3888

Description & Services

Information The Alexander Society provides arts-based educational programs to children, teens and adults with intellectual/developmental challenges and their peers; provides resources for teachers, ECEs, recreation leaders, parents, etc. , offers workshops, and promote the inclusion of all people into their communities. 
After School Programs: Creative Arts Play Group for children aged 6 – 11, Creative Arts for Teens aged 12 – 20 and Creative Arts for Adults. All abilities are welcomed! The programs run for ten weeks in the fall and winter and for eight weeks in the spring. 
In-School Programs: Available for all grade levels. Includes a two hour in-service for Educational Assistants and Resource Teachers, an eight-week program for students and their support staff, followed by an evaluation and debriefing with staff. 
Workshops/In-Services: For educators, recreation workers, social workers and others interested in learning new teaching strategies.  
Individualized Educational Support for young people who experience challenges with academic, social and mild behavioral issues: Neuro-developmental assessments, program plans and implementation. 
Jam Dance is a fun, inclusive guided improvisational dance and movement experience in which musicians and dancers are inspired by each other. All ages and abilities are welcome to bring their unique talents! 
click here for present locations of programs. 
For more information and details, please visit the webpage and/or Facebook.
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and up