Information on caring for children and Whānau Āwhina Plunket services at Orange.
International research shows that about one in every 100 children has autism.
This section has information about the signs of autism, early detection, and support services that are available in New Zealand.
Child health concerns
Austism can change how tamariki see the world and the way they interact with others.
Story: Detecting autism early
Plunket nurses receive special training to spot autism earlier.