Resources and events for the neurodiverse community, including people with ADHD, Autism, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and more.

Neurodiversity events

Sensory Hour at Redwood Library, part of a series

During our sensory hour, we will be turning off the artificial lighting and minimizing the activities happening in the library.

Sensory hour at Tūranga

Mondays 6-7pm, Tuesdays 3.30-5.30pm
An opportunity for people with sensory sensitivities to relax and enjoy the library.


Neurodiversity resources at the library

Neurodiversity resources at the library


Dyslexia resources

Resources about Dyslexia


Neurodiversity - Our Voices - Teens

First crushes & budding romances; solving mysteries alongside friends; and navigating the stresses of high school & daily life.

Picture Books about Neurodiversity, Autism & Sensory Issues

Positive picture books featuring neurodiverse characters that help readers better understand or relate to children with sensory issues.

Podcast - Discussing Autism

The latest podcast from human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia, with suggested reading and resources on the topic of Autism.

Listen: Katie talks about dyslexia

Librarian Katie talks to Amy about dyslexia. Read the blog post Confessions of a dyslexic librarian.

Confessions of a dyslexic librarian

Find out how Katie has rediscovered the joy of reading through accessible formats, namely eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Listen: Interview with Dr Annick Janson

Clinical psychologist Dr Annick Janson (mother of Yaniv Janson) spoke to us from her home in Raglan about her personal and professional experience of the challenges and beautiful opportunities that neurodiversity can bring for whānau.

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

Neurodiversity Celebration Week in 2025 will be 17-23 March and its purpose is " help the world to understand, value and celebrate the talents of neurodiverse minds".

The neurodiverse community includes people with ADHD, Autism, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and more.

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