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, advice 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
I think what you are doing is amazing – Teacher Aide who attended a workshop
SUPPORT GROUP TALKS – JULY 2018:
Disability Connect – Parents Support Group, Thursday 19th July, presentation starts at 6pm, Whanau Room, Mt Richmond School, 30 Albion Road, Otahuhu, Auckland. Angela will give a talk about what Improving Life Outcomes offers, how it got started and an introduction to her August workshop; Managing Behaviours in Children using visual strategies and resources. For catering purposes, it is important to register your interest. Please email Disability Connect (email@example.com), phone 09 636 0351 or text Asoka at 027 457 8571 or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to book.
North Shore Parents Support Group, Friday 27th July, 10am-12noon, Windsor Park Baptist Church on Noel Williams Place, Mairangi Bay, Auckland. Angela will give a talk about what Improving Life Outcomes offers, how it got started and open a discussion on what parents of the group need in the way of support and services. Email Helen at email@example.com if you’re interested in attending.
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 run a project to teach individuals with learning difficulties or special needs basic sewing skills. https://improvinglifeoutcomes.org.nz/activity-classes/
We’re going to be at the New Lynn Artisan Market on Saturday 4th August 10am – 2pm selling the bags we’re making in our sewing programme. The sale of our bags will go towards further development of the programme. Please do drop by to say hi and please support us by buying one of our bags. The market will be held in the New Lynn Community Centre, Totara Ave, New Lynn, Auckland.
2018 WORKSHOP DATES: check out 2018 workshops on our workshop and training page https://improvinglifeoutcomes.org.nz/workshops-and-training/
Workshops coming up:
Managing Behaviours in Children – Using Visual Strategies and Resources Fri 17 August 2018 9.30-11.30am Pt Chev Library Meeting Room. Places are limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Visual Communication – Supporting the Elderly Fri 14 September 2018 9.30-11.30am Pt Chev Library Meeting Room. Places are limited. Email email@example.com to book your place.
How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Goals with Children’s Learning Fri 19 October 2018 9.30-11.30am Pt Chev Library Meeting Room. Places are limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
New Lynn, Auckland Support Group Meetings Term 2 2018 meeting room at Oaklynn Special School in Mayville Ave, term 3 dates will be set early in term 3.