Christmas presents under a tree

Coping with Christmas

Shannon Clement is an Auckland mother of two pre-schoolers, one on the autism spectrum and the other not. She is married, works part-time in online marketing and has been diagnosed with autism (ASD). She shares her top tips for coping with Christmas.

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Young person with learning disability weaving flax

Community day programmes

Community day programmes provide an opportunity for participants to take part in the community, develop friendships and learn life skills.

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Two preschool girls drawing with coloured pencils

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Early childhood education is not compulsory in New Zealand, but attending a quality ECE environment can provide your child with the opportunity to play, socialise and learn with other children.

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Gaining work experience

Volunteering and internships can provide an opportunity to gain work experience and skills, and to make contact with potential future employers.

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