We’ve compiled this booklet with input from people living with autism, professionals and parents, to provide you with information about autism and how it can affect children’s behaviours, communication and sensory experiences.
The Health and Disability Commissioner provides this passport template as a guide only and is based on original work entitled, ‘This is my Hospital Passport’ by Wandsworth Community Learning Disability Team, UK.
Mahi Aroha – Carers’ Strategy Action Plan 2019–2023 (Mahi Aroha) is the third five-year action plan. It has been developed in partnership with the New Zealand Carers Alliance and a cross-government agency working group.
The Ministry of Health supports family/whānau who care for a disabled person by funding ‘respite’, or a ‘short break’, for carers. Respite is an investment in protecting the health and wellbeing of the family/whānau and helps them to continue in their caring role.
This link provides you with information from the Ministry of Education about the Learning Support Update – which includes the steps to modernise and improve learning support to make it easy to access, child focused, flexible and better integrated with the wider education sector