Useful Links


  • The Makaton Charity Makaton in New Zealand is licenced to The Makaton Charity (formerly the Makaton Vocabulary Development Project) in the UK. This British website contains a large amount of information about Makaton and its usage throughout the world.

  • AutismNZ Official website of Autism New Zealand.

  • IHC / IDEA New Zealand's largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

  • Ministry of Education

  • Ministry of Health

  • New Zealand Down Syndrome Association A family/whanau driven organisation for families whose lives have been changed by Down syndrome.

  • Weka New Zealand site with extensive links to information about disability.

  • New Zealand Sign Language Online Online Dictionary of NZSL – a multimedia, multilingual reference tool