Disability Connect


About this resource

Disability Connect provides culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) disability information and advisory service to improve the quality of information to non-English speaking families in the South Auckland region and to connect them to appropriate services.

Services include:

  • Telephone/email and in-person conversations (interpreted if necessary)
  • Seminars including such topics as:
    • Navigating the New Zealand Disability Sector
    • Education Transition phases (Early Childhood Education to Primary school and progressing to Secondary school, and Secondary school to Community)
    • Ministry of Health Disability Support Services
    • The Needs Assessment and Service Coordination process
    • Some disability specific seminars such as Autism support/info
    • Information on other possible supports including Work and Income
  • Disability Support Guide available in English, Simplified Chinese, Korean and Arabic.  To order free copies contact Disability Connect on 09 636 0351 or email admin@disabilityconnect.org.nz
  • Translated video resources designed to help parents navigate the disability sector in English with Korean and Simplified Chinese subtitles.

For more information please contact Sanny Chan or Lisa Martin, Disability Connect, phone 636-0351 or email sanny@disabilityconnect.org.nz or lisa@disabilityconnect.org.nz

How to access:

3B Olive Road (up driveway), Penrose, Auckland 1061

PO Box 13 385, Onehunga, Auckland 1643

Phone: (09) 636 0351

Fax: (09) 636 0354

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