To not consume, in this context - all forms of drugs/alcohol
Eg - He whare whakatapoko - an accessible building
Emphasising connection as opposed to addiction
Attention goes to many things
From 'tōku/tōna anō takiwā' - 'my/his/her own time and space'
Relaxants, sleep and anti-anxiety medications
Many pathways to wellbeing
To have strength, to have ability, otherly abled, enabled. A word created within the Māori disabled community.
Odd numbered chromosome
This term has come from the Deaf Community
Literal - Wero i.e. Challenge
Figurative - Māuiui i.e. 'out of balance'
Person with many challenges
To reinforce the walls of the Whare Tapawhā model of health
Tohu Mate - Illness symptom, Tohu Māuiwi - Disorder symptom
Person with some visual ability
For more information visit the New Zealand Williams Syndrome Association