Autism Connect App

Autism Connect is a web based tool for connecting our community together. Created for autistic people and those who make up their support network -
so that they can connect, share learnings and journey together. 

What is the Autism Connect App?

Autism Connect is a web-based app that can be accessed through any web browser. It has three main functions:

1) To connect with an Autism New Zealand outreach coordinator

Currently, anyone can get support from their local outreach coordinator, but this is limited to your local region. Autism Connect means that you can reach any of our amazing team without geographic limitations, and allows us to respond more quickly to enquiries. You can also connect with outreach coordinators based on their specific areas of interest and expertise, tailoring the support you receive to your needs.

2) Chats

The Autism Connect app features both private chat and public chat forums. This means you can connect with other like-minded people in a way that works for you.

3) Video Events

Video events are a way for community members to create virtual support or interest groups that can be both public or private. The possibilities are endless!

What is photo identification?


Photo identification or photo ID is an identity document that includes a photograph of the holder, usually only their face. The most commonly accepted forms of photo ID are those issued by government authorities, such as driver’s licenses, identity cards and passports, but special-purpose photo ID can also be accepted. 

Why do we need your identification?

For the safety of our Autism Connect users and community, we require every user to be verified using photo identification. Our team may contact you via email and/or phone as part of the verification process, prior to issuing you a username and password to use Autism Connect. If you have any barriers to providing photo identification please email:

Fill out the form and one of our team will contact you to confirm registration details. Email will be the first method of contact.

Please upload valid form of identification.
JPEG, JPG, PDF, PNG file types allowed. Max 2MB file size.