The IHC Foundation are pleased to support a rich variety of initiatives in the pursuit of an inclusive society for people with intellectual disability.

Study to explore benefits of music therapy for ASD

A Victoria University of Wellington academic has been awarded nearly $100,000 in funding to research the effectiveness of music therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)Read more

Jolt Dance - Move Tutor Training Scheme

The Move Tutor Training Scheme has been running for four years and the IHC Foundation has been delighted to support this innovative programme since it beganRead more

Open studio brings museum to life

A group of artists has taken up residence in the foyer of Te Manawa museum in Palmerston North to share their creativity with each other and with visitors and tourists alikeRead more

Sailability sets sights on new jetty

Sailability Wellington, an organisation that makes it possible for people with disabilities to sail is fundraising to build a new jetty at PoriruaRead more

Gene researchers seek causes of rare disorders

A research team is using the latest technology to look for a genetic diagnosis for children with undiagnosed, rare neurodevelopment disordersRead more

YouthLaw Report

YouthLaw releases report Challenging the Barriers: Ensuring Access to Education for Children with Special Educational NeedsRead more

Chamber Music New Zealand

The IHC Foundation is delighted to congratulate Chamber Music New Zealand on being awarded the Arts for All Award at the Arts Access Awards 2016Read more

Studio2 / The Margaret Freeman Gallery

Studio2 / The Margaret Freeman Gallery takes art out of the galleries and into the communityRead more

Interacting Theatre

In 2015, the IHC Foundation provided funding to Interacting Theatre to run the InterACT2015 – a three-day disability arts festivalRead more

Chamber Music New Zealand

Music makers and their audiences made some rare connections at two accessible concerts run by Chamber Music New ZealandRead more

Touch Compass

Two dance works exploring limitations, scale and physical boundaries, were stagedRead more

Te Koki NZ School of Music

Communicating, socialising and building relationships through music – an active research projectRead more

NZ Williams Syndrome Association

Families sharing and learning from each otherRead more

Oral History Project

IEAG was excited to receive the IHC Foundation’s support for a new Oral History Project.Read more

The Big Event

The Big Event is the biggest accessibility expo in the country.Read more

Refugee Orientation Centre

Breaking down barriers through sharing storiesRead more