Our vision is for children affected by autism to have rewarding and meaningful lives within their families and the community.
The Children's Autism Foundation provides the following support services in New Zealand communities:
- One-on-one home visits for families who have a child with autism
- Workshops and seminars on understanding autism, strategies for behaviour, social and friendship skills, dealing with anxiety, sensory issues in relation to autism, and dealing with change and transitioning
-Professional training for those working with a child on the autism spectrum (education and health workers)
- Parenting programmes
- Social skills programmes
The information, advice and guidance is tailored to meet each family's needs and is delivered by a caring team of highly qualified family consultants.
Children’s Autism provides services for families and communities in the Auckland and Northland regions, who have children up to the age of 21 on the Autism Spectrum.
Our organisation is a Registered Charity (CC11460) operating as Not-for-Profit service. CAF started its life in 2000 as a parent support group and now works with over 3500 individuals, providing autism support.
Our goal is to ensure autistic children, supported by their families and communities, realize their true potential and achieve their very best.
We provide direct support to families of children on the autism spectrum, community workshops, social skills programmes, parenting programmes and professional development for workers in the health and education sectors.
We have highly qualified and experienced staff and a focus on best practice, evidence-based services.
The Children’s Autism Foundation is a registered a Charitable Trust, registered as a charity in 2003 and with the Charities Commission (CC11460) in October 2007.
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