Tanya specialises in autism, neurodiversity and intellectual disability. She works with people individually, but can also support their partners and family members, and liaise with schools, services, and other professionals. Tanya prefers to work from a strengths and rights perspective, and she uses behavioural and cognitive-behavioural strategies.
Tanya consults to agencies, NGOs and Ministries on autism, disability and neurodiversity issues. She also works within the New Zealand court system as an expert witness when autistic or neurodivergent people, or people with disabilities, are complainants, defendants or subject to court orders.
Tanya is a competent and entertaining public speaker, and frequently presents at national and international workshops and conferences.