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Mahalo Manini Moon

Mahalo to Manini Moon whose business mission is partly to spread light to others wherever the light can reach, and give voice to those who need it! Thank you for donating 10% of each bracelet sale to ASH!

Where do we go from Here?

The Autism Society of Hawaii presents a special virtual presentation on the transition from middle school to high school. This webinar, entitled,  “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” takes place on Saturday, September 26, 2020, from 9:00-9:45 am HST. It features Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and former Behavior Support Manager, Shelley Bereman-Benevides. To register to join

Give Aloha

Give Aloha

DONATE TO THE AUTISM SOCIETY OF HAWAII WHEN SHOPPING AT FOODLAND THROUGH THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER The Autism Society of Hawaii is honored to again be participating in the Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program. This program honors Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan, and continues his legacy of giving back to the community. During the

A Superhero Kid with Autism Makes his Debut in a New PBS Kids’ Series

A superhero kid with autism shines in new PBS Kids’ series

The Star Advertiser posted a great article today on the new PBS Kids’ Series “Hero Elementary”. The setting of this animated series is inside a grade school where four superhero students are learning to master their special powers. Read the story by Mark Kennedy, Associated Press here: https://www.staradvertiser.com/2020/06/14/features/a-superhero-kid-with-autism-shines-in-new-pbs-kids-series/. OR visit the PBS Kids Website here:

UCEDD COVID-19 Online Survey

––Dear Colleague: We are writing to ask your help to find out how families and caregivers with children, youth or adults with disabilities are doing during this unprecedented crisis with COVID-19, and what issues they are facing. The survey is online and anonymous, and is being sent to identify gaps in the current communication and

Statewide: ALERT: National Disability Benefits Scam – SPIN E-blast

PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR NETWORKS!! Remember: your stimulus checks will come automatically. No one is needed to get your check to you, it will come directly to you via mail or direct deposit. ________________________________________ Dear DD Council Network, We have received a few calls from self-advocates informing us that “National Disability” is calling them to

CDC Estimate on Autism Prevalence Increases by Nearly 10%

Estimate on autism prevalence increases to 1 in 54 children in the U.S. In a report issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate autism prevalence has increased by nearly 10%. The number of autism prevalence has increased from 1 in 59 to 1 in 54 children. This report reflects a continued

Federal Coronavirus Website and Guide to State Lockdowns

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Federal Coronavirus Website: https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Website includes specific resources and information for: Travelers Households Pregnant women and children People who are sick Small business owners Schools Healthcare professionals Laboratories Latest news and statistics Rumor control A Guide to State Coronavirus Lockdowns: https://apple.news/AJQ7OI9T8QxSYcmiIfEx2pQ (best using Chrome or Edge) State lockdown measures imposed across the U.S. vary in