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Research: Disabled Parenting – Diversity, Experiences and Support Needs 2012

The Families Commission developed its┬áDisabled Parenting resource to share existing knowledge about the needs and experiences of disabled parents, and to identify and discuss related issues. The resource highlights the…

Research: Evaluation of the Complex Carers Group Project 2005

Download this comprehensive research report, which grew out of concerns expressed by families in Auckland caring for disabled children and young people who have significant needs. Family carers of children…

ActiveWellness: Child’s Play

Caring for young children is one of the most demanding jobs in the world, especially if a child has some extra needs.

On top of parenting, you’ll be helping your child with activities of daily living, appointments with health professionals, medical procedures, personal cares, administering medications, and more. Here are some ideas to keep you all healthy and active, while having fun at the same time. By Ellen van Dijken

Carer Story: Planning for Travel Emergencies

Experiencing the Christchurch earthquakes prompted Monica Renwick to update her travel planner so she could be better prepared in case of future emergencies. Monica shares her suggestions to help others…

Travel Advice: Happy Trails

Plan well, book early, and have a great time! There is absolutely no reason why people with health or disability needs and their families can’t travel safely, and have fantastic…

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Creating Friendly Outdoor Areas

Plan your outdoor areas so they are easy to access, and provide maximum enjoyment! By landscape designer Kirsten Sach. Some of my first childhood memories are being led around my…