Supporting Autistic Children Through Floods & Natural Disasters

Wednesday 22 February, 2023 in Articles Blog

When severe weather events happen, it is normal to have an emotional response, whether you’re directly or indirectly affected. These emotions affect people of all ages, in different ways. They can occur immediately, later, or even long after the event has passed. People may experience thoughts, feelings, physical reactions, or behaviours that are intense, confusing, […]

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In remembrance of Ken Douglas

Friday 16 September, 2022 in Uncategorized

​It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ken Douglas. Ken was one of New Zealand’s most well-known trade union leaders and served on a number of our Boards. He was special to many of our senior staff members, and he won’t be forgotten. “While he will be well remembered for the […]

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Autism Resources in New Zealand

Wednesday 6 July, 2022 in Articles Blog

Discover resources made for Autistic individuals, as well as for families, support workers and teachers who want to better understand Autism and support people in their everyday life.   While New Zealand has a wide array of resources and support systems available for Autistic people, it can sometimes be difficult to discover the right option for […]

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Getting in-house care after an injury

Monday 9 May, 2022 in Articles Blog

Recovering from an injury can be a long, difficult process. A little extra help from an in-home nurse can make your recovery quicker and more comfortable. If you or a loved one has sustained an injury, you may be eligible for in-home nursing care. For people with ACC-approved injuries, who are assessed as being unable […]

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Why do you need a medical alarm?

Monday 22 November, 2021 in Blog Medical Alarms

We Kiwis love our independence and freedom — whether that’s the freedom to head down to the beach or the freedom to choose to stay at home. And none of that changes when we get older or face disabilities. That’s why we offer Freedom Medical Alarms. These discreet wearable devices provide a simple way to […]

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Online offer to help overcome COVID-19 vaccination fears for disabled and autistic people

Friday 24 September, 2021 in COVID-19 Updates Uncategorized

Extra support to ease any anxiety of disabled and autistic people wanting to get vaccinated for COVID-19 is now available, thanks to a partnership between Explore and the Ministry of Health.

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