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Take a look at these national organisations who can provide support for specific needs across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Autism support

Altogether Autism (external link)
Autism New Zealand (external link)
Explore Wellbeing- Autism support services (external link)

Behaviour support

Behaviour Support Specialist Advice - Explore Wellbeing (external link)

Continence support

Continence NZ (external link)

Down Syndrome support

New Zealand Down Syndrome Association  (external link)

FASD support

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Care Action Network
(external link)
The FASD Centre Aotearoa (external link)

Hearing support

Deaf Aotearoa 
(external link)
Hearing New Zealand
(external link)
Hearing Dogs NZ
(external link)
National Foundation Deaf & Hard of Hearing
(external link)
Deafblind Association NZ 
(external link)
Deaf Children New Zealand | Tamariki Turi o Aotearoa (external link) (external link)

Mental Health  support

Mental Health Foundation (external link)
Explore - Community Mental Health Services (external link)

Movement support

Arthritis New Zealand 
(external link)
Arthrogryposis New Zealand 
(external link)
Cerebral Palsy Society
(external link)
Epilepsy NZ
(external link)
Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Zealand
(external link)
New Zealand Spinal Trust (external link)

Multiple Sclerosis support

Multiple Sclerosis Society of NZ (external link)

Neurological support

ADHD NZ 
(external link)
Brain Injury New Zealand
(external link)
Dyspraxia
(external link)
Huntington's Disease Association
(external link)
Motor Neurone Disease New Zealand 
(external link)
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association NZ
(external link)
Safer Walking NZ
(external link)
Speld New Zealand - Dyslexia and other learning difficulties (external link)

Polio support 

Polio New Zealand (external link)

Sight support

Blind Citizens NZ 
(external link)
Blind low vision NZ
(external link)
Blind Sport New Zealand
(external link)
Deafblind Association NZ 
(external link)
Kāpō Māori Aotearoa 
(external link)
PARENTS OF VISION IMPAIRED (external link) (external link)

Speech support

Stuttering Treatment and Research Trust (external link)

Support for supporters

Carers NZ
(external link)
Care Matters
(external link)
Complex Care Group (external link)
(external link)
eCALD (external link)
(external link)
(external link) HealthCare NZ
(external link)
Parent to Parent (external link)

Williams Syndrome support

New Zealand WIlliams Syndrome Association (external link)

Last updated on Friday, 15 December 2023

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