Committee on People with Disabilities

The Site For People w/ Disabilities on The Big Island of Hawaii

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Message from Linda

Aloha everyone, I see we all got a message from a Linda. I responded and it turns out to be one of those scammers from Africa. DO NOT RESPOND TO HER!
I hope this helps.

Added by Sam (Sabine) Nagasawa on March 22, 2013 at 8:14am — No Comments

ADA Service Dog Requirements

Overview

The Department of Justice has set federal rules in the Americans with Disabilities Act to protect people with disabilities regarding their service animals. The act specifies what a service animal is, where service animals are allowed, owner responsibilities and the rights of disabled people with service animals. Learn everything you need to know about service animal laws to protect your rights.…
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Added by Paige Delima on July 29, 2012 at 6:53am — 1 Comment

DD Council MTNG & ADA celebration 7/26/12 10:30am-12pm

Aloha!

In celebration of ADA Day(July 26th), those present at the upcoming DD- Hawai'i Island Committee meeting at ADRC on Kinoole, will share how ADA has impacted their lives. 

 

Furthermore, at the adjournment of the meeting, for those who can make time- even a few minutes, will have a social potluck to celebrate of ADA! 

 

JOIN US!  Get to know each other better, strengthen our ohana, expand your network.  Let’s not forget how far we have come…

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Added by Mar Ortaleza, Full Life Hawai'i on July 19, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Visually impaired/ legally blind

Aloha,
Do you have a visual impairment or know someone who does? The East Hawaii Lions Clubs would like to invite you and a guest to their annual free Christmas Party Event. To be included on their 2012 Invitation list please call Sam Nagasawa @ 640-5350.

Added by Sam (Sabine) Nagasawa on May 21, 2012 at 11:42pm — No Comments

Washington Post article -- Conference of Mayors promotes "visitable" housing construction

The Washington Post 9/2/2011



http://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/visitable-housing-gaining-support/2011/08/27/gIQAC95owJ_story.html



`Visitable' housing gaining support

By — Sandra Fleishman, Published: September 2, 2011



A number of public and private groups are pushing the idea that all new housing should at least be "visitable,"…

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Added by Chris Cholas on September 8, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

inclusion

"The term, ‘inclusive education’, widely used in recent times, is usually thought to imply education for students with perceptible disabilities (hearing/visual impairment, cerebral palsy, intellectual impairment). This is inaccurate. Inclusive education means a system of education that is progressive and flexible enough to meet the diverse needs of all students, including those with disabilities. Inclusion is an ongoing process of school reform that is beneficial to… Continue

Added by Paige Delima on August 5, 2011 at 6:05am — No Comments

ADA Awareness Day

Paige Delima via Committee on People with Disabilities

National Council on Disability

"Nearly one in five Americans lives with a disability. They are our family members, friends, neighbors, colleagues, business and civic leaders. Since the passing of the ADA, neighborhoods are more accessible. People have greater access to new technologies. In our classrooms, young PWD's now enjoy the same educational opportunities as their peers and are gaining the tools necessary to re

The… Continue

Added by Paige Delima on August 4, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Surfers for Healing

Paige Delima

This Saturday the swell life premiers please show ur support and enjoy watching the Paskowitz family and us surfers healing crew share to the world something that is so close to our hearts and life as we Travel and do surf demos for children with autism, and a glimpes into life at The first surf camp Established by mr dr. Dorian Paskowitz

2 minutes…
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Added by Paige Delima on August 4, 2011 at 6:06am — No Comments

    "Fitting In" with Fitness: Everyone Gets to Play Ideas for Including People with Disabilities in Recreation Programs   Please join Alisa Mitchener, Recreation Specialist for the Hawaii County Dep…

 

 

"Fitting In" with Fitness: Everyone Gets to Play

Ideas for Including People with Disabilities in Recreation Programs

 

Please join Alisa Mitchener, Recreation Specialist for the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation

for an Aquatics Awareness Discussion to prepare patrons with disabilities and DSWs for safe and healthy ways to enjoy…

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Added by Paige Delima on May 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Special Parent Information Network

SPIN home

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calendar of events
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Added by Paige Delima on May 17, 2011 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Article in The Big Island Chronicle

http://www.bigislandchronicle.com/2010/11/29/guest-column-—-introducing-a-website-for-the-mayors-committee-on-people-with-disabilities/

Added by Paige Delima on December 1, 2010 at 6:15am — No Comments

Mahalo to Tiffany Edwards Hunt and The Big Island Chronicle

Big Island news reporter, Tiffany Edwards Hunt, who isn't only the editor of the Big Island Chronicle, but happens to be a news reporter of international fame, was kind enough to feature our work on her informative news website (see the post… Continue

Added by Tom Callos on November 30, 2010 at 8:11am — No Comments

FYI, Have You Heard of This Program? Resource for Big Island People



http://fullifehawaii.com/index.html



Found this site, possibly of interest, to…

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Added by Paige Delima on October 30, 2010 at 7:21am — No Comments

Live in Hawaii? This is Our Community for All Issues Pertaining to People w/Disabilities



This is The Community Site, for People Interested in all issues Pertaining to People with Disabilities who live on the Big Island. If you're not a Big Island resident, but still want to be kept in the loop, you may sign on… Continue

Added by Paige Delima on October 23, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

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