Support and Information articles

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 22, 2021

Alternatives to Respite Care

Waikato mums Joanne, Leanne and Angela share how they developed their own ways of getting a break, tailor-made to suit their family and whānau with the […]
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
Friends sitting on grass laughing

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 […]