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Thursday, October 20 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wellness - Raising Awareness About Autism, Inclusion and Family Support in Hawai‘i

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About 2% of Hawaii’s children have autism, the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the United States. Join us to learn more about autism and how communities in Hawai‘i can support autistic children and their families.

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Ira Zunin

Dr. Ira Zunin earned his MD from UCLA, with a residency in Preventive Medicine, and a MPH. He has served as Assistant Clinical Professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Zunin has studied Tibetan medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine and is a member of the Hawai’i... Read More →

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Amanda Kaahanui

Amanda loves being a parent, advocate and care coordinator for her handsome 19-year-old son Ikaika. She is the Program Specialist at SPIN, the Special Parent Information Network, and helps families find information, resources and support for their children with special needs. In... Read More →
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May Okihiro

May Okihiro, MD, is the Director of the Hawai‘i MCH LEND Program, which provides future leaders with the knowledge and skills required to improve the supports and services for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. She is also... Read More →
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Susan Rocco

Susan Rocco found her true calling in 1985 as the coordinator of a new parent information and referral program--the Special Parent Information Network--within the Disability and Communication Access Board and in partnership with the Hawai‘i Department of Education. She likes to... Read More →
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Jeffrey Stern

Jeff Stern, PhD,  raised in  Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, attended college on the mainland, then returned to UH Mānoa to study crosscultural psychopathology and children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.  Dr. Stern is currently an assistant professor of Psychology at Chaminade University... Read More →

Thursday October 20, 2022 4:00pm - 5:00pm HST