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Special Parent Information Network (SPIN)

The Special Parent Information Network (SPIN) is a parent to parent organization in Hawaii that provides information, support and referral to parents of children and young adults with disabilities and the professionals who serve them.

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Parenting a child with special needs can be a puzzling journey. SPIN helps families put together the pieces of the puzzle, so they can have a clearer vision of where they are heading.


SPIN tries to make the journey of parenting a child with disabilities a little less puzzling by keeping families linked to important information through its:

  • NEW! '14 SPIN CONFERENCE BOOKLET "HITA HOME RUN WITH SPIN!" (PDF Version)(Word Version)
  • NEW! Evidence-Based Information for Parents of Children with Emotional & Behavioral Disabilities
  • Hawaii WestEd Report (November 2011 Report and April 2013 Board of Education Presentation)
  • Listing of local and national resources
  • SPIN News - a quarterly newsletter for parents and interested professionals
  • Other Legislative Updates
  • Special Education Advisory Council
  • Fact Sheets - Conflict Resolution, Initial Line of Inquiry, Positive Behavior Support Plan . . .
  • A Parent's Guide to Partnership in Special Education
  • SPIN is sponsored by the Disability and Communication Access Board and the Department of Education.

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    Special Parent Information Network
    919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 101
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
    (808)586-8126 voice/tty or if you are calling from a Neighbor Island, you can contact us by dialing your island number followed by our extension number:
    Kauai - 274-3141, ext. 6-8126; Hawai'i - 974-4000, ext. 6-8126;
    Maui - 984-2400, ext. 6-8126; Molokai & Lanai - 1-800-468-4644, ext. 6-8126;
    (808)586-8129 fax 
    Email SPIN

     

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