Ka whāngaia, ka tipu, ka puāwai
Nurture it and it will grow, then blossom

The Autism Clinic was established to develop and evaluate best practice support for autistic children and their whānau in Aotearoa New Zealand.

We work with children under the age of 12 who are, or are suspected to be, autistic, as well as with their whānau, caregivers, and teachers. We also work with therapists and other health professionals.

What we offer

We offer a range of support for autistic children and their whānau, including play-based support and speech language therapy. We work with an advisory group of autistic adults, parents, and professionals to ensure that our support is respectful and suited to the needs of the community.

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Support research and the work of the Autism Clinic to develop early supports for young autistic children in New Zealand.

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Accessing our Services

We offer a range of supports for children who are autistic or showing signs of autism and their whānau. This includes free services and long-term support.

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Our studies have demonstrated the potential for improving engagement, communication, and imitation in young autistic children.

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