Self-Advocacy Advisory Council (SAAC)

A network of individuals with intellectual disabilities aimed at leadership development, advocacy, education, training and becoming partners in planning, developing and implementing policies and programs for persons with developmental disabilities. Contact: Tammy Evrard, DD Council Phone: (808) 586-8100 Email: hawaiisaac@yahoo.com Email: tammy.evrard@doh.hawaii.gov

Levin Educational Access Project (LEAP)

Provides educational advocacy for children with special needs to ensure access to appropriate services.  Helps to education families of their child’s educational rights. c/o Davis Levin Livingston Place 851 Fort Street 4th Floor Honolulu, HI 96813-4317 Phone: (808) 237 LEAP (5327) Fax: (808) 237-5347 Email: bellis@leaphawaii.com Website: www.leaphawaii.com

Leadership in Disabilities and Achievement Hawaii (LDAH)

Provides information, training, technical assistance, advocacy and mentoring services to parents and guardians of children with disabilities regarding the special education process and the needs of children with any disability.  LDAH also provides school readiness services, early childhood developmental, hearing and vision screening, and case management services for children ages …

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