Here you will find all of our previous News articles that have been posted on the website.
Wacky Hair DayThe trust organised a Wacky Hair Day as part of Autism Awareness week 1 June – 7 June. All schools and kindergartens in the Dunedin region were approached to support us with our aim to build awareness of autism with Dunedin children by raising funds to hold a workshop in early 2010.
Local family living with autismArticle in Otago Daily Times about member’s of our trust the von Ballmoos family. Read article here.
Local company in autism education dealA company called Innovative Learning are involved in a lucrative deal, in which they will provide new education programmes to help professionals gain more skills in this area. Read the Otago Daily Times article here. You might be interested in reading the interpretation of ‘autism epidemic’ which someone has posted there also.
You might have already looked at clips on YouTube of therapy and various kinds of resources and education ideas for people with autism. Here’s an example below from Canada: a company called AutismPro.
Given the scale of financial investment in these things, it probably needs a debate about whether online resources can make an effective enough substitute for things like teaching and goal-setting