Adult diagnosis

Dr Marilyn Willis 
Email: Marilyn.willis@aspergers.consulting
Website: www.aspergers.consulting

Wairarapa DHB
Contact: Margie van der Lans
Address: PO Box 96, Masterton 5840
Phone: (06) 3782134 or (027) 551 9758 
Email: Margie.Vanderlans@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz

 

Child and youth diagnosis

 

Victoria University - psychology clinic carries out cognitive assessments and some interventions for a fee.
Phone: (04) 463 6400
Email: psychclinic@vuw.ac.nz

SPELD - can do an assessment to determine if your child has a specific learning disability such as dyslexia (written language) or dyscalculia (maths). They also provide follow-up intervention.
Website: www.speld.org.nz

ASD Coordinators DHB - the DHB’s ASD coordinators follow up with families who have a child that has a new diagnosis of ASD and/or can support families through the diagnostic process. Your local ASD Coordinator is Jasmine Gray.
Address: Wairarapa Hospital, Te Ore Ore Road, Lansdowne, Masterton, 5810
Phone: (0800) 900 001 or (06) 946 9813 Ext: 4085
Email: jasmine.gray@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz

Child Development Service - Hutt Valley DHB
Phone: (04) 570 9993
Email: heather.drysdale@huttvalleydhb.org.nz

 

Support groups

Ausome kids - for ages 3 to 10 years.
Phone: (06) 370 4590

Upper Hutt Special needs Indoor Sports
Phone: (04) 976 7468 or (021) 065 9872.
Email: robynls@clear.net.nz

 

Support organisations

Autism Intervention Trust - supports families to access behavioural interventions for their child as well as running a Wellington-based holiday programme and gym
Website: www.autisminterventiontrust.org.nz

CCS Disability Action
Phone: 0800 227 2255
Phone: (06) 378 2426 (Wairarapa)
Phone: (04) 567 891 (Lower Hutt)
Email: info@CCSDisabilityaction.org.nz

Citizens Advice Bureau 
Website: www.cab.org.nz

Wairarapa
Phone: (06) 377 0078 or 0800 367 222

Petone
Phone: (04) 568 8877 
Email: cab.petone@xtra.co.nz

Upper Hutt 
Phone: (04) 528 9040
Email: cab.upperhutt@clear.net.nz

Family Works
Phone: (04) 439 4900 (Wellington)
Phone: (04) 528 4164 (Hutt Valley)
Phone: (06) 308 8028 (Wairarapa)

IDEA Services
Phone: 0800 273 7587

King Street Art Works - a creative space for those who have used mental health services
Phone: (06) 378 9777
Website: www.kingstreetartworks.co.nz

Needs Assessment Service Coordination Agency (NASC)
Phone: (06) 946 9813

The IHC Library
Phone: 0800 442 442
Website: www.ihc.org.nz

The Open Home Foundation of NZ
Phone: (04) 566 3990 (Hutt Valley)
Phone: (06) 378 2195 (Wairarapa)

Parent to Parent
Phone: (04) 569 9398 (Wellington)
Email: wellington@parent2parent.org.nz

Positive Partnerships
Website: www.positivepartnerships.com.au

Skylight Counselling and Support Services
Phone: (04) 920 9967
Website: www.skylight.org.nz

Strengthening Families - will coordinate all the agencies you are involved with to work out how best to support your situation. 
Website: www.strengtheningfamilies.govt.nz 

SuperGrans
Phone: (06) 377 3115 (Wairarapa)
Phone: (04) 566 9778 (Hutt Valley)

Supporting Families Wairarapa
Phone: (06) 3773081 (Wairarapa)
Website: www.sfwai.org 

The Wellington City Mission
Phone: (04) 389 2033 (Wellington)

The Wellington Early Intervention Team (WEIT)
Phone: (04) 567 4082 (Wellington)
Website: www.weit.org.nz

The Educational Psychology Clinic
Phone: (04) 463 9772
Email: jeff.sigafoos@vuw.ac.nz

Looking for Urgent Help?

Please note we are not an emergency service. If you have an emergency situation, please call one of the following: 

Police - 111
Youthline - 0800 37 66 33
Lifeline - 0800 54 33 54
Oranga Tamariki (Ministry for Vulnerable Children) 0508 32 64 59