Autism New Zealand empowers people living with autism to make informed choices and take action: every step together.
Autism New Zealand is here to provide support, information and education on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) for individuals, their family/whānau, caregivers, and professionals who engage with them. Autism New Zealand works to:
Support individuals and families living with autism, who need active, personal assistance in a compassionate manner that helps them and their community including liaising with other agencies on their behalf.
Educate individuals, families professionals and other interested parties about autism, by providing a range of evidence-based, tailored courses that offer practical strategies, tools and information to manage effectively for the best outcomes.
Inform individuals, families professionals and the wider public about autism via a variety of mediums including social media, website, newsletters and resources as well as distributing the latest information and research relating to autism.
Advocate for those with autism by providing submissions on relevant legislation and providing comment on government policy relating to autism and raising awareness of autism to promote inclusive behaviours in society.
How to join Autism New Zealand
Contact us for a membership form to join as a general or financial member. Membership enables you to receive information, ongoing contact with an Outreach Coordinator, access to local support groups, newsletters and updates.