Visiting family or making the trip to work each day could be easier with Total Mobility, a nationwide transport scheme for people with disabilities.
Whānau, family and carers
Suzi Merson has hidden her wheelchair in the shed and taken to the footpaths around Hastings on a bright yellow Alinker walking bike.
Hamilton is hosting what is believed to be a New Zealand first Autistic Human Library next week. The event on World Autism Awareness Day Tuesday 2 April is different from most other events taking place around the country as it is autistic-led and focuses on autistic voices. The project is the brainchild of autistic advocate…
Establishing and sustaining a routine of physical activity can be likened to a savings account – an investment of sorts, in your future quality of life.
When new clients arrive, we talk to whanau about setting goals, and ensuring there is support in place. It is a great thing to see how the programme impacts in such a positive way.
Sue Jennings has a message for people who invested in a hearing aid several years ago.This is Hearing Awareness Week, and many of those hearing aid users should be getting them out of the draw.
Luana Waru first noticed her hearing was deteriorating when she found it difficult to manage conversations, particularly with her whanau. The Gisborne woman found trying to hear was frustrating and hard.
Hearing loss can lead to communication breakdown and result in frustration and isolation. Check your hearing.
Children find it harder to cope with change. A significant change such as moving to another country can be difficult for adults too. The whole exercise is unsettling for kids and it can be unnerving for children with special needs. It is not sufficient for the transition to be well planned. The special needs of…
A highlight for participants on the Ngā Mara Ātea marae-based cultural day programme at Kirikiriroa Marae in Hamilton in late 2018 was setting up the Christmas trees in the central business district at Garden Place.