Condition-specific support and advocacy groups

www.kidshealth.org.nz(external link), a joint initiative between the Starship Foundation and the Paediatric Society of New Zealand has a wide range of useful resources about children’s health conditions, and their impact on learning.

AIDS/HIV

www.nzaf.org.nz(external link)

Allergies and anaphylaxis

www.allergy.org.nz(external link)

www.allergy.org.au(external link)

Asthma

www.asthmafoundation.org.nz(external link)

www.asthma.org.nz(external link) 

www.asthma.org.au(external link)

www.nationalasthma.org.au(external link)

Bleeding disorders

www.haemophilia.org.nz(external link)

Congenital heart disease

www.heartkids.org.nz(external link)

www.cincinnatichildrens.org(external link)

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus(external link)

COVID-19 and Long COVID

COVID-19

www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus(external link)

covid19.govt.nz/activities/education/(external link)

www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-health-advice-public/long-covid(external link)

Cystic Fibrosis

www.cfnz.org.nz(external link)

Diabetes (type 1 and 2)

www.diabetes.org.nz(external link)

www.diabeteskidsandteens.com.au(external link)

Head/brain injury

www.head-injury.org.nz(external link)

www.chw.edu.au(external link)

Health (general)

www.moh.govt.nz(external link)

www.education.govt.nz

Health schools

www.nhs.school.nz(external link)

www.centralregionalhealth.school.nz(external link)

www.southernhealth.school.nz(external link)

Cancer

www.childcancer.org.nz(external link)

www.canteen.org.nz(external link)

www.leukaemia.org.nz(external link)

Kidney disorders

www.kidneykids.org.nz(external link)

Lung disorders (eg, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis)

www.cfnz.org.nz(external link)

Mental Health

Mental Health Foundation(external link)

Five Ways to Wellbeing(external link)

Te Rau Ora(external link)

LeVa(external link)

Rainbow Youth(external link)

Skylight(external link)

Parent support and health needs information

www.parent2parent.org.nz(external link)

Rare disorders

www.nzord.org.nz(external link)

Seizures and epilepsy

www.epilepsy.org.nz(external link)

www.epilepsy.org.uk(external link)

www.efa.org(external link)

Skin diseases

https://dermnetnz.org(external link)  

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