Welcome to the Autism New Zealand Inc. Website
Autism New Zealand Inc. provides support, training, advocacy, resources and information on Autism Spectrum disorders including Aspergers Syndrome. Our members include children, young adults and adults on the autism spectrum; their family/whanau; caregivers; and professionals who work within this field.
For more information on the services we offer, related articles, fundraising and what is happening at your local branch please check out all the sections of our website.
Our Mission: Autism New Zealand is New Zealand’s pre-eminent provider of services and support for people on the Autism Spectrum and those who support them.
Our Vision: In Aotearoa New Zealand each member of the New Zealand community has informed choices to enable them to reach their desired potential.
Strength based practical strategies to support children with Autism in Primary School.
A programme designed for Teacher Aides, Teachers and SENCOs.
If you have a child with Autism in your class and you want to include them more fully in everyday activities, but maybe you are not sure how, then this is the course for you.
The Annual Special Needs Children’s Parties are being held over May to July at a variety of ten-pin bowling centres, pools and cinemas throughout New Zealand.
Autism New Zealand receives much needed funds from donors who give to enable these parties and we are very grateful as they provide a pool of funds which supports the great work we do.
Way to Play is a new programme being run by Autism NZ. This is a one day introduction to playing with children on the Autism Spectrum. The programme offers some simple, easy to use strategies to begin playing joyously together with the child.
F.A.N.Z (Framework for Autism in New Zealand) is a new programme being offered by Autism New Zealand Inc. This is a 2 day introductory programme that enables participants to create a framework for understanding and supporting a person on the Autism Spectrum.