Hawaii State & National Resources Resources
Hawaii is the most isolated population center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines. The majority of ASD providers and support services are located in Honolulu, Oahu the states's only big city.
Community collaboration to determine the unique needs and preferences is an essential component of care for individuals and families affected by ASD. This requires improved community awareness for health care providers, teachers, therapists, families, and community groups.
East Hawaii is a rural area on Hawaii Island. The southern most and largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Children who live in rural environments experience numerous challenges to acquiring interventions. A comprehensive assessment of services for ASD in East Hawaii was carried out to identify providers, agencies, and services available within the community.
Evidence-based knowledge is the result of research with strict guidelines and careful analysis. Research provides information about problems and solutions.
Evidence-based practice is considered therapeutic healthcare treatments and services that have been shown to be helpful through scientific research.
East Hawaii is a rural area on Hawaii Island. The southern most and largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Early intervention services have long been considered key to communication and behavioral improvements in children with autism disorders .A comprehensive assessment of community agencies that provide services for ASD in East Hawaii was completed.
The Hawaii Autism Project
Improving Awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Resources in Hawaii: A Community Based Approach
The state of Hawaii is an isolated group of islands in the Central Pacific. Hawaii is the most isolated population center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines. The state capitol and the only big city is Honolulu, located on the island of Oahu.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends well-child developmental screenings at 9, 18, and 30 months of age,
and Autism screenings
at 18 and 24 months of age.
The American Psychiatric Association provides standardized criteria to help diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Screening and Diagnostic Tools
Evidence-Based Knowledge & Practice