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State of Hawaii

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General links

 

Contact your State Legislator or Members of Congress - click here.

 

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State Benefit Programs and Federal Benefit Programs
 

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program - A comprehensive community-based Suicide Prevention Program. Call 1-800-615-1245 24 hours a day/7 days a week for Community Mental Health or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433).

 
Find your weather forecast by zip code - click here.

 

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.

 

Parent Reviews Give an Inside View - How does your school do in meeting the needs of its students? Just click on Parent Reviews on any school profile to see personal, up-close comments about schools.

 
Children and Politics in Your State - click here.

 
Find your local Parent Information & Resource Center (PIRC) - click here.

 

Homework Help for Kids & Teens - click here.

 

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - Law Enforcement support for programs preventing juvenile crime and violence.

 

For the substance abuse treatment facility nearest you, click here.

 
For the mental health treatment center nearest you, click here.

 

Find K-12 school information for your state - Visit Standard & Poors, Educational CyberPlayGround, SchoolMatch, or RateMyTeacher.

  

How to volunteer to help a child - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Children - click here.

  

Reading & Literacy Help for Adults - click here.

 

Find help in your state or region for children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses or disabilities - click here For resources in Spanish, click here

  

U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) 

 

U.S. Department of Education

 

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

 

No Child Left Behind

 

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

 

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

 

Visit School Websites - links to over 70,000 school websites from around the country. 

 

Covering Kids & Families works to reduce the number of uninsured children and adults who are eligible for public health care coverage programs but not enrolled. To find low-cost and free health care for children call 1-877-KIDS-NOW.

 

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  • State Government Website - click here.

  • Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

  • Contact List for Early Childhood Programs - click here.

  • Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk - click here.

  • Education Resources & Information - click here.

  • Literacy Resources - click here.

  • Articles of Interest - click here.

  • Miscellaneous Information & Resources - click here.

  • Things To Do & Places To See - click here.

  • Support Group Information - click here.

 
School house and school bell

Education Resources & Information

  

Department of Education - http://doe.k12.hi.us/

  

Download your state's educational profile - click here (click on State Profiles)

Special Education Mediation Services - click here.

 

Special Education Services Branch
Hawaii Department of Education
637 18th Avenue, Room C-101A
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4400
 
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Early Intervention Section
Department of Health
1600 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 1401
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 973-9650
 
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Special Education Section
Department of Education
637 18th Avenue, Building C
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4838

 

Assisting With Appropriate Rights in Education (AWARE)
200 N. Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 310
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 536-9684 (V/TTY); (808) 536-2280 (V/TTY)
(800) 533-9684 (in HI)
E-mail: LDAH@LDAHawaii.org
Web: www.ldahawaii.org/aware.htm

Partners in Policymaking
Hawaii Council on Developmental Disabilities
54 High Street, 3rd Floor
Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
(808) 984-8218
E-mail: mauimatsu@yahoo.com
Web: www.hiddc.org

Special Parent Information Network (SPIN)
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 101
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
(808) 586-8126 (V/TTY)
E-mail: accesshi@aloha.net
Web: http://spinhawaii.org

Hawaii Congress of Parents, Teachers, and Students
1350 S. King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 593-2041; (877) 593-2041
E-mail: hi_office@pta.org
Web: www.hawaiiptsa.org

 

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People working together

Agencies, Organizations, and State Government Contacts for Children At-Risk

 

Agencies & Organizations for Children with Disabilities - click here.

stack of books

Literacy Resources

 

Hawaii Literacy, Inc. - Our Mission is to help people gain knowledge and skills by providing literacy & lifelong learning services.

 
Find State & Local Literacy Hotlines - http://www.literacydirectory.org/hotlines.asp

 

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newspaper

Articles of Interest

  

Court to End Oversight of Special Education in 2005 - More than a decade of federal court supervision over how the state provides public education services to mentally and emotionally disabled students is drawing to a close.
Yesterday morning, U.S. District Judge David Ezra approved an agreement that in June 2005 will take him out of the business of making sure the state Department of Education complies with a federal law that requires a "free and appropriate public education" for disabled or "special needs" students.
 

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puzzle pieces

Miscellaneous Information & Resources

 

AWARE
200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 310
Honolulu, HI 96817
808-536-9684 Voice / 808-536-2280 Voice & TTY
808-537-6780 FAX
 

Developmental Disabilities Council - Hawaii State Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities; Protection and Advocacy Agency; and Hawaii UAP for Developmental Disabilities.

 

NICHCY State Resources - Resources for the state of Hawaii.

 

National Centers for Independent Living - Map of U.S. leads to a listing of Centers for Independent Living by state.

 

Easter Seals Hawaii
710 Green Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 536-1015 (V/TTY)
Web: www.eastersealshawaii.org

 

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child playing in water

Things To Do & Places To See

 

U.S. National Parks - http://www.nps.gov/parks.html

 

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This page last updated on 01/04/2017

 

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