Programmes

Autism New Zealand has a dedicated education team that delivers education and training nationwide.

We have developed a number of NZ based programmes based on our externally evaluated Tilting The Seesaw programme.

Autism NZ has a team of highly skilled facilitators who are professionals working in the field of autism.  Our education team have a wealth of lived and professional knowledge acquired through lived experience, early childhood & primary teaching and deliver strengths and evidence-based programmes.  We are based across Aotearoa and deliver tailored nationwide autism training that adheres to the principles of Universal Design for Learning.

See below for our publicly available community programmes for autistic people, parents/family/whānau, and professionals.

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Programmes Category
  • Professionals
  • Family/whānau
  • Adults

01. Framework for Autism in New Zealand (FANZ)

Ideal introductory programme for autistic adults, family/whānau, and professionals.

02. Way to Play

For family/whānau, early childhood teachers, health professionals, or anyone else living or working with young children on the autism spectrum.

 

03. Individualised training programmes

For organisations or other groups requiring a training or education event.

04. Tilting the Seesaw for Teams

For teams of family/whānau and professionals, working together to support autistic tamariki aged 5 – 12 years. Teams may include parents, caregivers, other family/whānau, primary school teachers, teacher aids, learning assistants, SENCOs, or RTLB.

 

05. EarlySteps

EarlySteps Early Intervention Support Service for children on the autism spectrum.

06. SELO Introduction to Autism in an Early Childhood Setting

07. ADOS-2 Introductory Workshop

For paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, and health professionals wanting to build their expertise in autism diagnosis.

08. ADI-R Workshop

For paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, and health professionals wanting to build their expertise in autism diagnosis.

09. ADOS-2 Toddler Workshop

For paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, and health professionals wanting to build their expertise in autism diagnosis.

10. ADOS-2 Advanced Workshop

For paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, and health professionals wanting to build their expertise in autism diagnosis.

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