Hawai’i Special Education Resources

Hawaii Procedural Safeguards, the document most parents don’t read. Read Them. Understand Them. Know how to utilize them

Hawaii Chapter 60 Guidelines. These are interpreted by the Hawaii DOE and you’ll see their guidance along with the actual law in a side by side comparison.

Hawaii Eligibility Worksheets are used to determine a students eligibility for special education. You can review the eligibility criteria and the exclusionary factors.

Hawaii Extended School Year (ESY) Worksheet provides a glimpse into how the Hawaii DOE views ESY services and who is eligible for ESY services.

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Division provides mental health services free of charge for eligible children and youth in Hawai’i who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Services include assessment, case management, and therapeutic supports including temporary out-of-home placements.

PACT Hawaii offers a variety of community based programs including early childhood, domestic violence, and behavioral health support.

Hawaii Branch of International Dyslexia Association offers tips and resources for those with dyslexia including a list of tutors who specialize in dyslexia.

LD-ADHD Center of Hawaii offers educational and psychological evaluations for a variety of learning disabilities.