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Disability Connect E-Bulletin May 2016

06 May 2016 10:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Welcome to the Disability Connect e-bulletin for week beginning 3rd May 2016. Click on the link below to access the e-bulletin and read about:

  • Results of the Ministry of Health's NZ Health Strategy Survey
  • Disability Connect Transition Expo 2nd August 2016 - the progression from school to community life
  • CLIMB Centre for Learning, Integration and Managing Behaviour provides support for children and teenagers diagnosed with Autism and other spectrum disorders
  • National Carer Matching Service - NEW! Looking for workers? If you receive Disability Support Services funding you can set up a FREE account with MyCare to find people looking for work in your area
  • Disability Connect AGM - Wednesday 17th August, 6pm at Disability Connect, 3b Olive Road, Penrose- all welcome
  • Numicon - promoting GEDDES software - new version of "Storymaker" - story writing and reading software that promotes language development for those with learning challenges
  • GlowKids launching a Sensory Kindy - an Auckland based service providing assessment, advice, early childhood education and therapy for children
  • Playgroup for preschoolers with ASD/Aspergers/ADHD and Siblings, every Wednesday during school term 12.30-2.30pm (BYO lunch) St Columbia Presbyterian Church, Pakuranga.  Playgroup and creche area
  • Self expression Group: The dancing Soul - Saturdays 10.30-11.30am, St Heliers Community Centre Dance and Movement Therapy for kids with special needs
  • Our e-bulletin includes links to interesting websites and articles about a wide range of disability issues - Open the e-bulletin to read more


e-bulletin 3 May 2016 PDF


Feel free to email any interesting news or upcoming events to Disability Connect and we will endeavour to include in our next e-bulletin due to go out the week beginning 16th May 2016.


Lisa Martin
Disability Connect
Parent & Family Resource Centre Inc. trading as Disability Connect
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Vision: Disabled people and their families are able to lead the lives they desire.
Mission: To empower disabled people and their families through leading social change.
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