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Hawai'i is a single-consent state.
All recordings were obtained legally.
March 1, 2018 (Hawai'i Board of Education Meeting)
Dr. Kelly testifies to HIBOE: "any day is the right day to do the right thing"
February 28, 2018 (Hawai'i State Capitol: SB 2925)
Q & A and Decision Making with Superintendent Kishimoto and Senator Kidani and Baker
Senator Jill Tokuda Q & A with Superintendent Kishimoto
HABA President testifies "HABA happy to help"
Parent testifies about retaliation by her son's "team" members
Parent testifies "DOE has failed my son long enough"
HDRC represents the Special Needs Community
February 26, 2018 (Hawai'i Public Radio)
HPR: Students with Autism to Legislators: "Help Us"
February 23, 2018 (Hawai'i State Capitol: HB 2271)
Parents testifies that Medicaid would pay for ABA in the DOE, but the schools say "No"
Parent Shares what Team Meetings are Like for Her and Her Family
Listen to excerpt from #IEPTeam Meeting
LBA Submits Testimony re: Consumer Protection
DOE Autism Consultant Teacher Angrily Shares Her Opinion on ABA in DOE
Luke and his mother testify how the DOE is Denying ABA and taking the family to Due Process
HABA testifies on behalf of teachers and for our Keiki
HSTA Speaks for our Teachers who are too Afraid to Come Forward
HDRC Testifies in Support of our Teachers and our Keiki
DOE is Confused about who Chapter 465D Pertains To
February 14, 2018 (H
awai'i State Capitol:
IAC Decision Making
Hawai'i DOE Superintendent Kishimoto [Q & A with legislators]
HDRC Testifies in Support Of Our Keiki
February 8, 2018
Live Video from HABA President
February 6, 2018
Help Luke Get ABA in DOE
January 20, 2018
Our Keiki Need ABA, But the HIDOE says "NO". Parents Plea: "Please Help Us!
December 24, 2017
Update on ABA in Hawai'i
December 5, 2017 (Hawai'i BOE Meeting)
"FOR OUR KEIKI" Testifies
Special Education Teacher Testifies In Support of Licensed Behavior Analysts
Paraprofessional Testifies in Support of Licensed Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians
Parent Testifies "We Can Do Better For Our Keiki"
Parent Testifies "There is no BCBA in Leeward District"
November 21, 2017 (Hawai'i BOE Meeting)
"FOR OUR KEIKI" Describes Concerns with Debra Farmer (DOE)
Mother advocates for ABA in the DOE her twin boys (Hawai'i)
Luke Testifies: "ABA Should Be Available in School for Kids Like Me"
Sibling Testifies: "I Want More For my Brother and All Kids Like Him"
I am Luke’s Mom from Luke’s Law. My Son Does Not Have ABA Support at School.
Parent Struggles to get Her Son an IEP, Let Alone ABA Services
"FOR OUR KEIKI" Provides a Snippet of What has Occurred over the Past Two Weeks re: ABA in DOE
November 15, 2017 (IEP Eligibility Meeting)
Autism Consulting Teacher (Central District Oahu) Becomes Confrontational with Parent and DOE Team Members
November 7, 2017 (Hawai'i BOE Meeting)
"FOR OUR KEIKI" On the Lack of ABA in DOE
October 28, 2017 (Autism Law Summit)
ABA in Hawai'i: An Update
October 18, 2017 (Meeting with AG at Mililani Mauka)
AG - Attorney General - Education Division Speaks to Teachers About ABA
Hawai'i DOE tells teachers not to put ABA in IEPs
AG Warns Teachers of a "Particular Advocate" - Dr. Kelly (LBA)
September 18, 2017 (Hawai'i Island Community Meeting)
"FOR OUR KEIKI" to DOE Superintendent: "How do families go about getting ahold of you?"
Teachers Speak Up
"FOR OUR KEIKI" to DOE Superintendent: "Where do you stand on Chapter 465-D?"
Parent to DOE Superintendent: "Does the DOE Have Licensed Behavior Analysts (For Our Keiki)?"
April 26, 2017
DOE (Debbie Farmer) and LBA (Dr. Amanda Kelly) Phone Conversation (Part 2)
DOE (Debbie Farmer) and LBA (Dr. Amanda Kelly) Phone Conversation (Part 1)
March 23, 2017 (Legislative Hearing - SB739)
Reservations on Psychology/ABA Bill (Representative Andria Tupola)
Teachers in Support of Behavior Analysts in the DOE
Q&A with HIDOE (Suzanne Mulcahy) about Licensure for Behavior Analysts
HABA Testimony (SB1311)
Massachusetts Bride Mentions Passage of Autism Insurance in Hawai'i in Her Wedding Speech
HPR Caller: "Are They [1:1 ABA Providers] Going to be Allowed in School?