The meeting begins with a presentation by a specialist on a chosen topic and is followed by a shared lunch and the opportunity to chat with other parents. Where: Social Room, Te Tuhi (venue may change after July 2015), 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga When: Third Tuesday of each month, am-pm.
Contact: Sanny Chan, Ph: or email: [email protected] to be added to the support group database for meeting reminders.
Clinical psychologists have completed a Masters or Ph D in Psychology as well as a Postgraduate Diploma, which trains students in the practical aspects of clinical psychology work.
All up it is about five years of training after your undergraduate degree and it includes a year and a half of practical work.
Contact for initial enquires: Chewy Wilson, (09) 488 7490, 0274334627 or email: [email protected]
Tom Mellor and Sarah Dent run Sensational Siblings.
North Shore Autism Support Group,for parents who have children on the spectrum of all ages.
The facility is a safe environment to bring your preschooler if necessary, although they remain your responsibility.Visit: West Auckland ADHD and ASD Support Group for Parents and Carers of children with ASD , ADHD, Dyslexia or Dyspraxia Where: IGNITE Waitakere, 184 Lincoln Rd, Henderson When: Third Monday of each month, pm-pm Contact: Sue, Ph: 836 1941 or email: [email protected] Pasifika Autism Support Group (PASG)Where: Riverside Community Centre, Cnr Bernard & Peace Ave, Mt Wellington.When: For details of meetings and outings please visit the PASG Facebook page.When: Every Saturday with 1 hour sessions available at 11am–12pm and pm–pm Contact: Samantha Mc Gillivray, 0210692506, Whangaparaoa Support/coffee group, for parents of childre with ASDWhere: Whangaparaoa Library When: from am - 12pm, 17th April Contact: Jo-Anne, email: [email protected] Siblings,for siblings of ASD families, 8-14 years.Where: Takapuna; venue to be confirmed for each date as may involve a trip out to the cinema, ice skating, ten pin bowling, laser tag , indoor rock climbing, or a restaurant (each sibling pays for themselves)When: every second Friday , 6-8pm, next date 29th May 2015.Autism New Zealand Canterbury Branch has created this section with the aim to specifically target Teenagers and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum.