March 5, 2021

New Zealand Begins Our First COVID-19 Vaccinations

By Ashe Yee, Parent to Parent Researcher The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recently given formal approval for use in New Zealand for those aged 16 years […]
February 1, 2021

A child’s right to an education in New Zealand

What are the legal requirements for schools to provide inclusive education?  According to Student Rights NZ1 “Schools can’t refuse to enrol disabled students or provide them with less favourable conditions or benefits […]
December 15, 2020
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The importance of peer support

By Louise Ratcliffe, Information Officer Peer support is increasingly recognised as a useful tool within disability and health services.  It is defined as a system of giving and receiving […]
October 5, 2020
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Te Ao Māori and disability

By Louise Ratcliffe, Information Officer According to the Household Disability Survey from 2013 “Māori and Pacific people had higher-than-average disability rates, after adjusting for differences in […]