Support Groups

There are a number of support groups available for individuals, or families/carers of individuals, with a communication or swallowing difficulty.

 

Contact details for the following support groups are listed below:

 

Aphasia Association of New Zealand (Inc.)

Aphasia New Zealand (AphasiaNZ) Charitable Trust
info@aphasia.org.nz
Private Bag 92019
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

 

Autism New Zealand

info@autismnz.org.nz
1st Floor, 257 Lincoln Road
Addington
Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 339 2627
Fax: +64 3 339 2649
http://www.autismnz.org.nz/

 

CCS Disability Action

info@ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz
Level 1, 86-90 Vivian Street
PO Box 6349
Marion Square
Wellington 6141
Phone: +64 4 384 5677
Fax: +64 4 382 9353
http://www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz

 

Down Syndrome Association

national.coordinator@nzdsa.org.nz
PO Box 4142
Auckland
Phone: 0800 693 724 (free phone within New Zealand)
Fax: +64 3 360 2867
http://www.nzdsa.org.nz/

 

Dyspraxia Support Group of New Zealand

praxisnz@xtra.co.nz
http://www.dyspraxia.org.nz/

 

Head Injury Society of New Zealand

nat-office@head-injury.org.nz
487 Anglesea Street
PO Box 1168
Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 839 1182
http://www.head-injury.org.nz/

 

Huntington’s Disease Association

huntingtonsakld@xtra.co.nz
7a Taylors Road
PO Box 16 238
Sandringham
Auckland 1351
Phone: +64 9 815 9703
Fax: +64 9 815 9704
http://www.huntingtons.org.nz/

 

IHC

Level 15, Willbank House
57 Willis Street
Wellington
Phone: +64 4 472 2247
Fax: +64 4 472 0429
http://www.ihc.org.nz/

 

Motor Neurone Disease Association of New Zealand

admin@mndanz.org.nz
PO Box 2129
Wellington
Phone: +64 4 473 5555
Fax: + 64 4 473 5626
http://www.mnda.org.nz/

 

Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand

Level 2, 82 The Terrace
PO Box 2627
Wellington 6140
Phone: +64 4 499 4677
Fax: +64 4 499 4675
http://www.msnz.org.nz/

 

National Foundation for the Deaf

enquiries@nfd.org.nz
205 Parnell Road
PO Box 37729
Parnell
Auckland 1151
Phone: +64 9 307 2922
Fax: +64 9 307 2923
http://www.nfd.org.nz/

Parkinsons Society of New Zealand

info@parkinsons.org.nz
PO Box 11 067
Manners Street
Wellington 6142
Phone: +64 4 472 2796
Fax: +64 4 472 2162
http://www.parkinsons.org.nz/

 

Speak Easy Association

Various contacts throughout New Zealand. For more information visit:
http://www.speakeasynz.org.nz/

 

SPELD New Zealand

debbie@eventpics.co.nz
PO Box 290
Waipukurau 4242
Phone: +64 6 858 5303
http://www.speld.org.nz/

 

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

strokenz@stroke.org.nz
Level 1, Federation House
95-99 Molesworth Street
PO Box 12482
Wellington
Phone: +64 4 472 8099
http://stroke.org.nz/