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Explore our research into the Early Start Denver Model, and other issues and therapies for young children with, or suspected of having, autism.

The approaches we provide show huge promise in the support of young autistic children and their whānau.

Take a look at the research behind our approaches and the ways it can help children and their whānau thrive and grow.

Completed research

Read summaries of our completed research into the impact of the ESDM for young autistic children.

Current projects

We are currently working on a number of studies into issues and therapies for young children who are, or suspected to be, autistic.