Research and ideas that inform ABLE COMICS

This page will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis as changes occur in disability policy and provision. 

The Human Rights Commission

We work across New Zealand to increase human rights standards in law, policy and practice. As New Zealand’s national human rights institution we work for a free, fair, safe and just New Zealand, where diversity is valued and human dignity and rights are respected.


The Ministry of Education     

Learning support  - Learning support refers to the additional support some children and young people need to engage and achieve in education. 


The Ministry of Health     

Disability services - Read about the range of services to support people with disabilities – and the people who care for them. 


The Office of Disability Issues    

Welcome - We are the focal point in government on disability issues. We are working toward a vision of New Zealand being a non-disabling society - a place where disabled people have an equal opportunity to achieve their goals and aspirations. 


Enabling Good Lives

Through Enabling Good Lives, disabled people and their families will have greater choice and control over their lives and supports, and make more use of natural and universally available supports. 


Disability Connect

Disability Connect is a Disability Information Advisory Service. Our mission is to empower disabled people and their families through leading social change.


Donald Beasley Institute

The Donald Beasley Institute is a national, independent, non-profit organisation based in Dunedin, which undertakes disability research and education.


IHC Library     

Our Library is free to use and open to anyone living in New Zealand. We have information on all aspects of intellectual disability, autism and other developmental disabilities built up over many years.

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