Autism Spectrum Disorder support

Autism Spectrum Disorder support

  • Support services and information for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger syndrome and their family/whānau.
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Altogether Autism(external link) 
Freephone 0508 236 236. Information to people on the autism spectrum, to parents, educators, support workers, or any professionals working with adults or children on the autism spectrum.

Aspiehelp(external link)
Offers peer support, counselling, mentoring and resources for adults with Asperger Syndrome.

Auckland Peer Group
An independent diverse group of Autistic folk who like to meet up. The group offers an opportunity to meet with others and share experiences, in a friendly laid back atmosphere. Contact:

Autism New Zealand Inc(external link) 
Phone (09) 846 0913 (Auckland). Support and information on autism spectrum disorders. Includes a list of local branches throughout the country.

Children's Autism Foundation(external link) 
Phone 64 21 792 855. Direct support to families of children affected by autism – helping to manage the emotional and practical impacts of autism.

Explore Autism Support Services(external link)
Explore is funded by the Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora to support parents and caregivers of children diagnosed with autism.

IHC New Zealand(external link) 
Freephone 0800 442 442. Provider of services to people in New Zealand with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Kanorau Takiwātanga Consultants – Māori Autism Support NZ(external link)
Phone 012 0233 1035, email An organisation wanting to share knowledge around positive approaches to takiwātanga (autism). They offer meaningful support, information and programmes to enable tāngata whaitakiwātanga and their whānau to lead good lives. 

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