Additional links and resources related to supporting students with disabilities.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families Resource Guide
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Developmental Milestones
- Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move. Click to see age 2 months - 5 year milestones: Developmental Milestones
- Leadership in Disabilities & Achievement of Hawai’i (LDAH): assists families with consultation on educational, work, and life opportunities for children and youth with or at risk of disabilities by empowering them and their families through screening, identification, information, training, and mentoring, and by public outreach and advocacy.
- Hilopa’a provides information and referral, technical assistance, and training for parents with children with disabilities. Hilopa'a Center is staffed by parents and friends of children with special health care needs. They provide free, confidential assistance to families and self-advocates and the professionals who serve them, and provide resources for students transitioning out of High School.
Resources for parents and caregivers of students in public schools.
Each Complex Area within the state has a Special Education team of specialists supporting schools and families. For help with your student/child or school, please contact the District Educational Specialist for your school.