Disability projects

Key projects that Disability Support Services is currently working on.

In this section

  • This section provides information about the New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline. Read more
  • The Disability Workforce Action Plan 2013–2016 outlines the priority actions and outcomes for the next three years Read more
  • The New Model is a new way of supporting disabled people. It gives people more choice and control over support and funding in their everyday lives. This section provides information for people on the background of the New Model programme and its elements. Read more
  • Find out how the Ministry is working in partnership with disabled people, providers and the wider sector to make sure it’s doing what the quality review says it needs to. We will let everyone know what’s happening on a regular basis. Read more
  • The Disability Directorate is hosting a livestream conversation with people who access and provide disability support services – and we want you to join us. Read more
  • The Ministry of Health’s disability respite strategy, Transforming Respite, will make it easier for carers of disabled people to have a break from their caring responsibilities. Read more
  • Disability Support Services is developing service strategies over the next ten months Read more
  • A nationwide transformation of the existing disability support system is under way. The aim of this transformation is to ensure disabled people and their families have greater choice and control in their lives. Read more
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