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Learning support needs

Your child might need extra help to learn because of a physical disability, a sensory (hearing or eyesight) impairment, an illness, an emotional problem, a lear...

Choosing an ECE service, primary or secondary school or kura

There’s a lot to consider when choosing an early childhood education (ECE) service, school or kura for your child with learning support needs. You need to know ...

School children and students with learning support needs

If your child is at school or kura and you are concerned about their learning, first talk to their teacher or kaiako. Your child may be able to get an assessmen...

Early learners with learning support needs

If you’re concerned about your pre-school child’s learning and development or behaviour, you can ask the Ministry of Education for help. If your child finds it ...

Leaving secondary school (transition)

If you have a disability you can attend school up until the age of 21, depending on your funding.The process of moving on from secondary school to adult life is...

Further education and training

Are you thinking of doing further study or training after you leave school? Find out what support is available for students with a disability, impairment, injur...