Services and Links

Early Intervention 0-3 (EI)

Department of Education (DOE)

Potential services if a child qualifies: (all in the IEP, they receive services if the assessments and team determine there are deficits, the amount depends on the child’s need, all kids individual)

  • One to one adult support (usually ST or EA, could be in school, after school, on the weekend, whenever and/or wherever there is a need and there are goals addressed in the IEP)
  • Behavioral Intensive Support (BISS)
  • Autism Consultation Teacher (ACT – provides consult with the SPED teacher)
  • School-Based Behavioral Health Therapy (SBBH) (Individual therapy, could be a counselor but is usually SBBH)
  • Speech-language therapy (SLP)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT – fine body motor movements)
  • Physical Therapy (PT – large body motor movement)

Department of Health (DOH)

  • children and youth with a mental health need and cognitive abilities within a 55-85 IQ range (would serve the gap kids with autism and co-morbid disabilities)

Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) 

  • Personal Assistance/Habilitation (PAB)

Medical Insurance

  • QUEST under 21, HMP and PPO under 14, other requirements


Special Parents Information Network (SPIN)

Children’s Community Council (CCC)

Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii (LDAH) 

Hawaii Disabilities Rights Center (HDRC)