NeuroFIT ‎‏‏‎ Teacher Aides Summit

Empowering Leaders.
Transforming Communities.

About the Course

NEURO-FIT is designed to equip and support Teacher Aides’ working with Neurodiverse learners. 

NEURO-FIT provides an array of experienced expert knowledge and research, as well as a banquet of practical skills and strategies to best support students learning [and behaviour] with Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD and ODD.

NEURO-FIT will deepen Teacher Aide’s understanding of Neurodiversity through developing meaningful ways to respect, support and reduce barriers for neurodiverse learners. In addition, NEURO-FIT will equip Teacher Aides to bring out the best in all students, through creating tailored environments to engage and support any learner.

Grounded in recent international research, you will come away equipped with:

  • Keys to understand and reduce barriers for neurodiverse learners.
  • Tools to enable neurodiverse learners to participate, achieve and thrive as individuals.
  • Evidence-based practices to support neurodiverse learners’ behaviours and wellbeing.
  • Strategies for building inclusive and supportive learning environments.


  • Delicious catering at our in-person events.
  • Prizes and resources.
  • Face-to-face access at our in-person events to the team of experts in behaviour management, student engagement, neurodiversity, and achievement.
  • A network and professional community to support Teacher Aides.
  • Up to $250 wages able to be claimed through the Ministry of Education.


​Following the one-day workshop, participants will receive the online component of the NEURO-FIT course consisting of four self-paced modules [videos] plus bonus extras! A graduating NEURO-FIT certificate will be issued to participants following completion of the course.


Rico Gomez

Rico is the director of NeuroFit and co-founder of the NeuroFit Foundation. His background and experience is in psychology, counselling, cognitive neuroscience, pastoral care and youth work.

He has coached some of our country's highest performing athletes, coaches and leaders to clear the mental mess and create long term brain change. His passion is to help Aotearoa get unstuck from the mental chaos & equip them with tools to experience life to the fullest.

Rico’s drive for mental health and well-being stems from his own battle with mental illness and being able to overcome the barriers of chronic anxiety and depression.

Keryn Annan

Keryn's professional background is in educational leadership and organisational development, notably in her roles as Deputy Principal, an accredited Strengths Coach and as a facilitator for Growth Culture. Her career is distinguished by a commitment to fostering environments where individuals and teams can thrive by leveraging their unique strengths. Keryn's work emphasises the importance of a strengths-based approach, highlighting how such strategies can lead to increased engagement, productivity, and overall satisfaction within teams and organisations.

Course Cost

Cost: This $747 ex GST course is FULLY FUNDED FOR TEACHER AIDES through the MoE.

Apply for Funding through the MoE – further info HERE. Our courses are found under SET CATEGORY – Growth Culture NEURO-FIT. Schools are reimbursed through the MoE for Wages/Travel. Further info HERE

Once your funding is approved you can ENROL in one of our upcoming events!

We look forward to equipping you as a NEURO-FIT Teacher Aide!


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