Launch of 3rd edition of the Autism Guideline
A new Supplementary Papers has been completed updating the guideline on supports for autistic students in tertiary education. This paper is available here.
The 3rd edition of the Guideline was released on 21 November 2022: Aotearoa New Zealand Autism Guideline: He Waka Huia Takiwātanga Rau. The launch was conducted by the Minister of Disability Issues, Hon Poto Williams, and Associate Minister of Education, Hon Jan Tinetti. INSIGHT Research's Director Marita Broadstock conducted the substantial revisions relating to language reflecting perspectives around neurodiversity, and te ao Māori, as well as introducing updates from 6 completed Supplementary Papers.
The systematic review for the 14th update topic for the Guideline on parent-mediated supportive approaches (interventions) has been completed and considered by the LGG. It is expected to go out to consultation in early 2023.
Keeping it real: Updating the Autism Guideline
INSIGHT Research Director, Marita Broadstock, wrote an article for New Zealand's Altogether Autism Journal (Issue 2, 2018) that summarises the living guideline process, and answers FAQ about the work. The article can be read in the issue or online, here.