Helping children on the autism spectrum with eating
Poipoia te kākano, kia puawai
Nurture the seed, and it will blossom
Waiora Tamariki is an innovative research programme and cost-free nationwide clinical service designed to promote the health and well-being of children on the autism spectrum. A key focus of this programme is on supporting parents to enhance their child’s eating.
Based out of the Pukemanu Centre at the University of Canterbury, the team have many years of experience in the assessment and treatment of childhood sleep problems, meaning our families benefit from the latest evidence-based approaches.
To make a referral or to self-refer, go to our referrals page.
The Waiora Tamariki Programme is delivered by a team of researchers, clinicians, and post-graduate students at the University of Canterbury.
Please note that we are not currently accepting referrals
Get In Touch
You can get in touch with the Waiora Tamariki team via the form below.
If you’d like to make a referral, please use our referral form.