SPIN 2019 Conference
We have compiled SPIN’s 2019 “walk of resources” that were in attendance.
Children’s Community Council Office
meets in 17 communities statewide, for members to come together as equal partners to discuss and positively affect multiple issues for the benefit fo all students, families and communities.
Developmental Disability Division (Dept. of Health)
oversees a statewide system of supports and services for eligible participants.
uses medicaid 1915(c) home and community based services waiver to provide a range of servcies and supports in the community through state and federal funding.
Early Intervention Section (Dept. of Health)
provide services for children birth thru age 3 with special needs and their families.
specialists support parents through coaching to help their child learn and grow within their natural learning environment.
Children & Youth with Special Health Needs
provides care coordination, social work, nutrition, and other services for children with special health care needs ages 0 - 21 with chronic medical conditions.
serves children who have or may have long-term or chronic health conditions that require specialized medical care and their families.
DOH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
program to prevent lead poisoning in hawaii’s keiki.
HI Neurotrauma Registry Project
provide free educational materials on neurotrauma injuries - brain injuries/concussions, stroke, spinal cord injuries.
free presentations to groups on all islands, free information and referral service.
Child and Family Services
provides peer support to parent and caregivers of youth with emotional or behavioral challenges.
Social Security Administration
provides social security and/or social security insurance benefits to all ages.
The Good People
provides art, yoga and community building workshops.
Evidence-Based Services Committee
promotes best practices for children with mental health needs.
Leadership in Disabilities & Achievement
parent training, information, resources, mentoring, technical assistance and advocacy for families of children with disabilities and the professionals who support them.
Shriners Hospital for Children
pediatric orthopedics, specialties, walk in injury clinic and sedated dental treatment.
Special Education Advisory Council
advises the doe superintendent on the educational needs of children with special needs, ages birth - 22.
Ohana Health Plan
provides health coverage under medquest and medicare programs.
Hawaii Families as Allies
provides parent support for parents of at-risk or adjudicated youths.
Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC)
links individuals with a disability to technology to create independence in their educational goals, career goals and daily living.
creating community based programs for anyone with a disability to enjoy the water.
Hawaii Disability Rights Center
individual and systems advocacy for persons with disabilities including special education, power of attorney for education and transition planning.
Easter Seals Hawaii
serves children, youth and adults with disabilities.
programs include: case management, therapy services, autism services, home/community-based services and workforce development.
Hawaii Self-Advocacy Advisory Council
advocacy organization led by individuals with developmental disabilities that supports choice, leadership, disability awareness and education in the community.
works with division of vocational rehabilitation to provide employment services.
works with ddd medicaid waiver services for adults with developmental disabilities.
Acumen Fiscal Agent
fiscal management contracted by the doh/ddd.
designing independent living and respite opportunities for adults with disabilities.
Access to Independence
provides independent living services coordination for people with all types of disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii
early intervention service provider as well as a statewide advocate and resource for individuals of all ages and families affected by cerebral palsy.
Hawaii Work Incentive Planning & Assistance (WIPA)
provides in-depth counseling about the effect of work on disability benefits.
Special Needs Hawaii
provides special needs financial planning.
Goodwill Industries of Hawaii
ho’olana waiver program provides community learning services and adult day health for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
long-term adult supports and resources program is a non-medicaid adult day health program that helps support individuals become independent by job coaching, volunteer opportunities, and activities in the community.
The Arc in Hawaii
adult day health services and residential services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Soderholm Mobility and Bus
sales and service of wheelchair accessible vehicle and auto adaptive equipment.
Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii
leads hawaii fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy.
provides education, advocacy and support for individuals and their caregivers impacted by epilepsy (seizures).
offers support groups, group art session, seizure first aid.
Hawaii Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
provides information and resources on dyslexia to parents, teachers, and the community.
delivers presentations in the community on dyslexia and strategies to assist dyslexics in being successful in school and life.
Comprehensive Services Center
educational classes, summer youth programs, workshops, training for hawaii’s deaf, hard of hearing and deaf and blind persons.
support families and professionals with asl classes, deaf culture workshops, and making videos accessible by adding asl and captioning.
OCD Support Group
self-help support group for people coping with obsessive compulsive disorder.
offers education, empathy and encouragement.
Hawaii State Library System
statewide system of 50 libraries.
provides library users with free and equal access to library materials, online databases, books, online learning to promote a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Best Buddies Hawaii
cultivates one-to-one friendships between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities.
products include safe cleaning supplies, lotion for dry skin, children’s vitamin shakes.
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Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
provides quality health plans to the people of hawaii.
Hellen Keller National Center
provides person-centered services to help individuals with combined vision and hearing loss work towards employment.
representative for the national deaf-blind equipment distribution program and provide free telecommunication equipment to consumers with significant vision and hearing loss.
HI Notes Music Therapy
provide individual and group music therapy services on Oahu.
adaptive music lessons and educational community music programs.
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
law firm that endeavors to provide civil, legal services.
provide assistance with family, housing, fair housing, consumer, public benefits and immigration.
Learning Rx Honolulu West
works with struggling students and adults, training the cognitive skills the brain uses to read, remembers, learn and pay attention.
identify weak skills using a comprehensive cognitive assessment and then target and train those skills.
Exceptional Family Member Program
assists service members and their families who have members enrolled in efmp.
provides services, links families to community resources, coordinates events and activities and advocates for families.
support group meetings, held in windward, Oahu, for family members and caregivers of students on the autism spectrum.
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Side by Side / Bridge the Gap
support groups for parents whose children have learning disabilities.
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offers a holistic line of mental wellness products.
Center on Disability Studies: Family Engagement Center
works with local schools, community groups and families to promote student achievement and development through cultivating strong effective partnerships in education.
Behavior Analysis No Ka Oi
provides ABA services to individuals across the lifespan.
CATCH Assistive Technology
provides assistive technology and training to people with disabilities.
provide communication devices.
HI Council for Exceptional Children
assures that all children and youth with special health care needs will reach optimal health, growth and development.
Sounding Joy Music Therapy
individual and group music therapy sessions.
adaptive music instruction for voice, guitar, piano, and ukulele.
Windward Synergy Center
provide educational, family events and supports to families affected by autism.
provide in-home, community-based applied behavior analysis services for all ages.
Anat Baniel Method
harnesses the power of neuroplasticity to learn to overcome challenges stemming from neurological damage or disorder.
Hawaii Association for Behavioral Analysis
educate, advocate for and support both providers and consumers of applied behavior analysis.
Malama Pono Autism Center
provides aba services, speech therapy and a preschool program.
behavioral health services to help children and adults diagnosed with special needs to achieve maximum independence at home, school, and in their community.
helps with activities of daily living, adult and pediatric nursing care for chronic and acute conditions and habilitation services to help individuals with developmental disabilities/intellectual disabilities live more independently in their home or community.
Footprints Behavioral Interventions
uses structured, goal oriented, play-based teaching with evidence-based ABA principles
provides early intervention, classroom/academic support, positive behavior support, parent training and consultation and social skills training
Autism Behavior Consulting (ABC Group)
one to one applied behavioral analysis
Autism Society of Hawaii
hosts events for families; including sensitive friendly activities - sensory friendly movies, train rides, fishing, computer classes and camping.
offers occupational, physical, music, speech and feeding therapy.
therapist operated pediatric habilitation program.
The Autism Community in Action (TACA)
provides education, support and hope to the autism community.
Center for Autism & Related Disorder
provides assistance with specific areas of concern for family and develops and implements strategies to diminish challenging behaviors and teach necessary skills.
Thrive for Life
provides home modifications for accessible living.
free resource for children birth thru 5 years old.
provides developmental screens and information for families.