After School Activities
Special Olympics New Zealand - www.specialolympics.org.nz
Special Olympics New Zealand offers a year-round programme of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Jolt Dance - www.joltdance.co.nz
Jolt's vision is to give a creaative voice to people with disabilities and celebrate their uniqueness through dance.
Learn Active - www.learnactive.co.nz
Learn Active run's 'Active Discoveries' programmes that cater for 17-35 year olds and 'Active Holidays' holiday programmes that cater for 15-35 year olds with intellectual disabilities who want to get active, meet new friends and learn new skills.
Recreate NZ - www.recreate.org.nz
Recreate provides services for youth and the young adult age bracket with disabilities. Our programmes cover adventure camps and weekends, getaways and holiday programmes.
Autism NZ Inc - www.autismnz.org.nz
Autism NZ aims:
-to provide education and training for carers and families
-to provide practical support to those with ASD and their families
Cerebral Palsy Group - www.cerebralpalsygroup.com/cerebral-palsy/
Cerebral Palsy Group provides information, resources, and support to their community.
New Zealand Down Syndrome Association - www.nzdsa.org.nz
New Zealand Down Syndrome Association provides information and support to families/whanau of people with Down Syndrome.
Other Useful Organisations
Lifelinks - www.lifelinks.co.nz
Lifelinks aims to promote independence in an accessible world.
Ministry of Social Development - www.msd.govt.nz/what-we-can-do/disability-services/index.html
The Ministry of Social Development help disabled people live successful lives, to help them take their place in a society where their contribution is valued and they are included. Services include community links, financial assistance, and information for carers.
Enabling Good Lives - www.enablinggoodlives.co.nz
Enabling Good Lives (EGL) is a new approach to supporting disabled people that offers greater choice and control over the supports they receive, so that they can plan for the lives they want.
SkillWise - www.skillwise.org.nz
SkillWise provides a range of support options including personalised opportunities in a range of community settings and across a wide spectrum of activities, for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Idea Services - www.idea.org.nz
Idea Services provides support for people with intellectual disability so they can live, learn, work and enjoy life as part of the community.