Aspergers Support Groups: Hawaii

Hawaii
Autism Society of Hawaii – Oahu
Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Contact Naomi Grossman for location.
Naomi Grossman
Call: 228-0122/c
E-mail: naomi_grossman@yahoo.com
Visit Website: www.autismhawaii.org

Autism Speaks – Oahu
Kalma Wong
Call: 235-4411
Fax #: 454-1975
E-mail: flute866@yahoo.com
Visit Website: www.walknowforautism.org/hawaii

Military Parents Support Group – Oahu
Offers support groups for military parents of kids with autism. Call for more information.
Alan Gamble
Call: 433-6205
E-mail: alan.gamble@us.army.mil

Talk About Curing Autism Hawaii (TACA) – Oahu
Holds informational group meetings for parents and interested professionals the last Monday of the month at 7:00pm at Kaimuki Christian Church (1117 Koko Head Ave.) Provides a parent-to-parent match for information and support.
Julianne King
Call: 265-5519
E-mail: julianneking@hawaii.rr.com

“We Care” Support Group – ACSEFMD – Oahu
Issue specific support groups for any military family in the Exceptional Family Member Program: 1) 1st autism support group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at the Schofield Main Post Chapel. 2) 2nd autism support group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at the Aliamanu Military Reservation.
Janet Bruns / Ethel Manuel
Call: 655-4227
E-mail: www.mwrarmyhawaii.com

Kauai Autism / PDD Family Support Group
Provides support & education to parents and caregivers living with persons with autism spectrum. Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00pm at the Easter Seals Conference Room in Lihue.
Kim
Call: 808-332-0362
E-mail: KauaiAutismSupportGroup@hotmail.com
Zaida
Call: 808-742-9258
E-mail: KauaiAutismSupportGroup@hotmail.com

Kauai Parent Support Group
Provides support & education to parents to enable them to be effective partners in the IEP process. Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm at the Lihue Public Library.
Byron Watanabe
Call: 246-3727

Autism / PDD Family Support Group – Maui
Meets every other month (except November and December) on the 4th Saturday at Cameron Center, Conference Room #1, 95 Mahalani Street, Kahului, Maui. Open to direct care providers and families of kids with autism spectrum disorders, pervasive developmental disorders and other neuro-developmental disorders.
Sing Vista
Call: 572-8070
E-mail: autismbridges@hawaii.rr.com
Visit Website: www.autismbridgesmaui.org

Self-Advocacy Advisory Council (SAAC) – Maui
Offers a network of individuals with developmental disabilities aimed at becoming partners in planning, developing and implementing policies and programs for persons with developmental disabilities.
Contact: Joey Lakins
Call: 733-9167
E-mail: joel.lakins@doh.hawaii.gov

Easter Seals of Hawaii Sibshops (Sibling Support Groups) – Oahu
Brothers and sisters 6 – 12 of siblings with disabilities meet six times a year, usually on the 1st Saturday of the month from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Cost is $10 per youngster per Sibshop and includes lunch and all activities. Call to register.

Contact: Linda Guess
Call: 536-1015, ext. 240
E-mail: lindag@eastersealshawaii.org

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