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) 

http://www.projectlaulimahawaii.org/

  • 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

Resources

Special Parents Information Network (SPIN)

Children’s Community Council (CCC)

Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii (LDAH) 

Hawaii Disabilities Rights Center (HDRC)