Auti toy trial

Victoria University have developed a toy specifically for children with autism. The aim of the toy is to encourage positive play behaviours. The toy is fluffy and moves in response to sound and touch. The toy stops moving in response to screaming, hitting or throwing. For more information please visit:

Victoria University are in the trial stages and are looking for children with classic autism between 5 and 8 years of age in Wellington to take part in some trials where they play with the toy. The trial has undergone university ethics approval. If you are interested in finding out more or taking part, please email:

Toy trial