Hawaii Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services.

See Hawaii Web Resources


STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SpecialEducation Services. DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HEALTH
for children and youth
DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL HEALTH /Retardation
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN ages 3 through 5. STATE VOCATIONAL
Special Needs Programs
DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
DISABILITY
Organizations  
EARLY
Intervention System.
STATE VOCATIONAL
Rehabilitation Agency.
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
with Special Health Care
Needs.
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED
Programs

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Doug Houck, Administrator
Special Education Section
HI Department of Education
3430 Leahi Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
            (808) 733-4990      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Michael Fahey, 619 Coordinator
Special Education Section
Department of Education
3430 Leahi Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
            (808) 733-4840      

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Jean Johnson, Coordinator
Zero-to-3 Hawaii Project
Department of Health
Pan Am Bldg., 1600 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 1401
Honolulu, HI 96814
            (808) 957-0066      

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Neil Shim, Administrator
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Human Services
1000 Bishop Street, Room 605
Honolulu, HI 96813
            (808) 586-5355      

OFFICE OF STATE DIRECTOR OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Alan R. Kohan, State Director
Office of the State Director for Vocational Education
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2425 Campus Road
Sinclair Library; MEZ #2
Honolulu, HI 96822
            (808) 956-7461      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Sherry Harrison, Chief
Adult Mental Health Division
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
            (808) 586-4434      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN

Richard Munger, Chief
Child & Adolescent MH Division
Department of Health
3627 Kilauea Avenue, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96816
            (808) 733-9333      

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Stanley C. Yee, Chief
Developmental Disabilities Division
P. O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
            (808) 586-5840      

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Diana Tizard, Executive Director
State Planning Council on DD
919 Ala Moana Blvd., #113
Honolulu, HI 96814
            (808) 586-8100      

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Gary Smith, Executive Director
Protection and Advocacy Agency
1580 Makaloa Street, Suite 1060
Honolulu, HI 96814
            (808) 949-2922      ;             (800) 882-1057       (in HI)

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Patricia Heu, Chief
Children with Special Health Needs Branch
Department of Health
741 Sunset Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
            (808) 733-9070      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

Marianne Chung, Program Coordinator
HI State Coordinating Council on Deafness
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 101
Honolulu, HI 96814
            (808) 586-8131       (V/TTY);             (808) 586-8130       (TTY)
E-mail: epdppp@aloha.net

STATE EDUCATION AGENCY RURAL REPRESENTATIVE

Ken Yamamoto, Assistant Superintendent
Office of Accountability and School Instructional Services
P.O. Box 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
            (808) 586-3316      

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 972
Mentor, OH 44061
            (216) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.org

Cerebral Palsy
Donna Fouts, Executive Director
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii
414 Kuwili Street, Suite #105
Honolulu, HI 96817
            (808) 532-6744      

Epilepsy
Tracy Trevorrew, President
Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii
P. O. Box 61033
Honolulu, HI 96839
            (808) 951-7705      

Head Injury
Pacific Head Injury Association
1775 So. Beretania, Rm. 203
Honolulu, HI 96826
            (808) 941-0372      

Learning Disabilities
Jennifer Schember-Lang
Learning Disabilities Association of HI
200 North Vineyard Blvd., #310
Honolulu, HI 96817
            (808) 536-9684       (V/TTY);             (800) 533-9684      

Mental Health
Lisa Maruyama, Executive Director
Mental Health Association in HI
200 North Vineyard Blvd., #300
Honolulu, HI 96817
            (808) 521-1846      
E-mail: mha@i-one.com

Paul Soenksen, President
Oahu State Alliance for the Mentally Ill
770 Kapiolani Blvd., #613
Honolulu, HI 96813
            (808) 591-1297      

Deborah Toth-Dennis, Executive Director
HI Families as Allies
200 N. Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 300
Honolulu, HI 96817
            (808) 521-1846      

Mental Retardation
Ahmad Saidin, Chief Executive Officer
The Arc in Hawaii
3989 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816
            (808) 737-7995      

Speech And Hearing
Ken Blile, President
HI Speech-Language-Hearing Association
1350 So. King Street, Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96814
            (808) 539-2400      

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Robert A. Stodden, Director
Hawaii University Affiliated Program
for Developmental Disabilities, University of Hawaii at Manoa
1776 University Avenue, UA 4-6
Honolulu, HI 96822
            (808) 956-5009      



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