Mission: Help people with special needs or learning difficulties reach their full potential, letting them be the person they can be.
What: Provide resources and skills required for people to achieve things they never thought possible. We aim to do what our name says, we aim for Improving Life Outcomes.
- Provide communication systems for those who struggle to communicate
- Aide accessible education for all by providing resources, skills and training
- Provide resources to help with behaviour management
- Provide fun activities to teach and strengthen skills
Our philosophy is about achieving through setting goals. Life goals to aim for and dream about. Medium term goals working towards specific achievements. Short term goals to work on now, taking one step at a time.
We don’t offer specific therapies. However, we do offer resources, training and activity/skill classes to help individuals achieve goals, ultimately letting them reach their full potential. We have a “thinking outside the box” approach.
Although we have a non-profit philosophy and values we are not yet a registered non-profit or charity.
I AM VERY GRATEFUL THAT YOU EXIST! IT’S REFRESHING TO WORK WITH SOMEONE WHO UNDERSTANDS ASD FROM FIRSTHAND EXPERIENCE – SPECIALIST TEACHER
ORDERING ONLINE: You can now place orders online. Simply go to the shop page and click on the category you’d like to look through and you’ll find relevant products. Happy Shopping.
SEWING SKILLS CLASS: We are starting up a project to teach individuals with special needs basic sewing skills. https://improvinglifeoutcomes.org.nz/activity-classes/
2018 WORKSHOP DATES: check out 2018 workshops on our workshop and training page https://improvinglifeoutcomes.org.nz/workshops-and-training/
Workshops coming up:
Visual Communication – The Basics and Much More Fri 6 April 2018 9.30-11.30am Pt Chev Library Meeting Room. Places are limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Visual Communication in the Classroom – Teachers and Teacher Aides Fri 4 May 2018 9.30-11.30am Pt Chev Library Meeting Room. Places are limited. Email email@example.com to book your place.
New Lynn, Auckland Support Group Meetings Term 1 2018 meeting room at Oaklynn Special School in Mayville Ave, term 2 dates will be set early in term 2.
Parent/Caregiver only natter session Wednesday 14th March 9-10.15am
Educators and Parents/Caregivers joint session Thursday 5th April 1-2pm