MAURI , MAURI OHOOHO, MAURI TAU

TAKIWĀTANGA

AUTISM  |   IN HIS OR HER OWN TIME

TAKING ACTION EARLY CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

Mana Atua

Mana Atua

KIA MŌHIO/KIA RONGO TE MOKOPUNA KI TE:  

Rangimarie

Whakapono

Aroha - manaaki / atawhai

Koa

Hirahira

ALL TAMAARIKI

are unique & valuable.

 

 

met one person with autism, you have met one person’, (Autism NZ).

IF YOU HAVE

or ASD is a lifelong condition where the brain develops in a different way.

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

have different strengths & needs just like all tamaariki.

TAMAITI WITH ASD

 

 

can have difficulties with communication, social interaction & thinking. They may have some challenges playing, learning & making friends.

TAMARIKI WITH ASD

THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP

If you notice your tamāiti is having difficulty with their communication, learning or development, have a kōrero with someone who knows your tamāiti well, such as kaiako, or other whānau members.

ASK QUESTIONS LIKE

• Have they noticed the same things?

• Are the kaiako using any strategies that you could also use at home? It can make a big difference when mātua & kaiako are using the same strategies.

Whakamana ngā mahi ako a te mokopuna

Kia ngāwari te reo kōrero

Kia ngāwari te oreore haere

Kia harikoa te ngākau

Kia mau ki te ngākau whakamoemiti

Kia kaha te āwhina i ngā mokopuna

Kia kaha te whakaputa aorha ki ngā mokopuna

Kia kaha te atawhai i ngā mokopuna

Kia kaha te whakahirahira i ngā mokopuna

Kia kaha te kōrero i te reo ki ngā mokopuna

(Te Korowai Pg 95.)

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