To read on IHC New Zealand website:
There is a lot of research and information available about different types of disabilities, life stages, and the financial and other assistance available.
The following can help:
IHC: advocates for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with an intellectual disability and supports them to lead satisfying lives in the community.
IHC Advocacy: provides information and advice on the rights and entitlements of those with an intellectual disability. It also provides guidance on dealing with services and agencies such as schools, health professionals and government agencies.
IHC library: offers free access to a wide range of books, videos, journal articles, CDs and DVDs on all aspects of intellectual disability.
Phone 0800 IHC IHC (442 442)
Kiwifamilies for passionate parents: is a website giving practical parenting advice for parents. Here you can find what you need to know about raising children in New Zealand. www.kiwifamilies.co.nz
Weka: “What everyone keeps asking” is New Zealand’s disability information website for people with a disability, their families, Whanau and caregivers, health professionals and disability information providers. www.weka.net.nz
This website also has lots of resources for you to use, free of charge.