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For more information contact Incredible Years Autism 

Support material

For more information on Incredible Years Autism for teachers download a poster and brochure below.

Incredible Years Teachers Poster (PDF, 162 KB)

Incredible Years Teachers Brochure (PDF, 323 KB)

Teachers can also view an introductory video to learn more about the programme. 

The Incredible Years Helping Children with Autism (for teachers)

What is the Incredible Years Helping Children with Autism programme (for teachers)?

The Incredible Years Helping Children with Autism is a six-session, group-based programme for teachers and early childhood educators of children aged 2–5 on the autism spectrum. By supporting the skills and confidence of the key adults in the lives of children on the autism spectrum, it aims to promote children’s emotional regulation, positive social interactions and language development.

The programme covers:

  • Language development
  • Social interactions and school readiness
  • Emotional literacy and self-regulation.

This programme is available in the following regions:

  1. Tauranga
  2. Napier
  3. New Plymouth
  4. Wellington
  5. Nelson
  6. Christchurch

What is involved?

Teachers and early childhood educators meet weekly or fortnightly, for 2.5 hours, for six sessions, to look at evidence-based behaviour strategies. During these collaborative sessions, participants will develop and implement goals based on the developmental needs of the children they support. 

How to access the programme

Region
Provider name
Provider contact details
Bay of Plenty Central Kids Alison Flutey
a.flutey@centralkids.org.nz
Hawkes Bay PORSE (For Life Education) Wendy White
Wendy.white@porse.co.nz
Hawkes Bay Ministry of Education Michele Jones
Michele.Jones@education.govt.nz
Taranaki / New Plymouth Kim Thomson and Anna Dickson Kim Thomson
Kimthomson1000@gmail.com
Wellington BSI People Skills/BSI Teacher Skills Cathy Sheppard
cathy@bsiteacherskills.co.nz
Christchurch Project Early Trust Lee Taylor-Burt
l.taylorburt@projectearly.org.nz
Nelson Nelson Tasman Kindergartens Brenda Holdaway
Brenda.holdaway@ntk.org.nz

For all other enquiries relating to programmes please email:  incredibleyears.autism@education.govt.nz

Support materials

View this  video overview of the program.

Who to contact

For further information, email:  incredibleyears.autism@education.govt.nz

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