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Disability Support Services under Alert Level 3

For the most up to date rules on Alert Level 3, please see:

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Disability Support Services under Alert Level 2

At Alert Level 2, the risk of COVID-19 being resent in the community is higher. The risk of new transmission will remain and we all must do what we can to reduce it. This information sheet provides guidance about what Alert Level 2 means for disability support services.

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​3DHB Equity Initiative COVID-19 Counselling Fund

This funding is for disabled people and will help support who would those who may like to get counselling for Covid-19 related issues.

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A qualitative study of noise sensitivity in adults with autism spectrum disorder

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may respond to environmental stimuli more intensely and less conventionally than typical peers. Research has generally focused on sensory sensitivity broadly, rather than individual modalities.

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Symptom severity, caregiver stress and intervention helpfulness assessed using ratings from parents caring for a child with autism

This exploratory study assessed the relationships between autism spectrum disorder symptoms, caregiver stress and intervention helpfulness.

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Documenting and Understanding Parent’s Intervention Choices for Their Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Understanding why parents choose some interventions but not others for their child with autism is important for a number of reasons. Estimating the proportion of evidence-based interventions engaged, identifying the agencies influencing parental decisions

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Predictors of Satisfaction with Life in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This study examined the relationships between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms, care-related activities, and satisfaction with life (SWL) in 184 parents caring for a child with ASD in New Zealand. The relationships between coping styles and SWL wer

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Brief Report: Parent’s Assessments of Their Care-Related Stress and Child’s ASD Symptoms in Relation to Their child’s Intervention History

Parenting a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be stressful. Understanding parent’s perceptions of their stress and their child’s ASD-related symptoms is important for both the well-being of parent and child and for other reasons, such as inter

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Coping and care-related stress in parents of a child with autism spectrum disorder

Parenting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is challenging and can result in elevated levels of parenting stress. This study investigated the relationship between parent-ratings of their child’s ASD symptoms and two conceptually different measure

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Why I stim

Blog: Aspergers: Through My Eyes - An honest account of my life on the spectrum!

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Autism Connect App

The Autism Connect app is a video chat 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.

For the safety of our Autism NZ users and online 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 the Autism Dashboard and requested services.

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