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(09) 414 5360

Autism New Zealand

Ph: 0800 AUTISM (288 476)

Email: info@autismnz.org.nz

Website: https://www.autismnz.org.nz

The main purpose of Autism New Zealand Inc. is to provide support, resources and information on autism spectrum disorders to those with these conditions, their family/whanau, caregivers and professionals working with them.

Autism New Zealand's key activities are to:

  • Raise awareness of autism spectrum disorders
  • Provide support, information and advice for parents and carers
  • Gather and distribute the latest information and research relating to autism spectrum and related disorders
  • Initiate and organise seminars and conferences
  • Provide training courses for parents and professionals eg EarlyBird® programmes
  • Liaise with other agencies on behalf of individuals, parents and other family
  • Make submissions on relevant legislation and government reviews
  • Provide a quarterly newsletter

Autism New Zealand Inc. maintains contact with many associations around the world and constantly sources the latest material for our members.

Education Programmes

Education programmes are regularly run for parents and professionals.

Click here for information about our education programmes


At times people with an autism spectrum disorder may find that an advocate who understands autism spectrum disorders may assist them.

Telephone Support

Our 0800 AUTISM line is available Monday - Friday. We do our best to answer any questions on autism spectrum disorders or assist you to find the right help or information for your family member, friend, student, employee or client.


We have different types of membership to suit everyone’s circumstances – general membership or financial membership for families, individuals and organisations. Please click here for more information.

Thank you to our
Major Donors