Helping Hand - 2017 Footsteps to Transition Fair

Oct 20, 2017

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This week Helping Hand previews the 2017 Footsteps to Transition Fair, tomorrow, Saturday October 21 at Windward Community College, 8:30 a.m. to noon for middle and high school students with special needs and their loved ones from across Oahu to assist in critical details of making transitions to adult life. HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Amanda Kaahanui, Program Specialist from SPIN (Special Parent Information Network), and Renee Manfredi, President of SAAC (Hawaii Self-Advocacy Advisory Council).

Helping Hand is a weekly feature on HPR as part of All Things Considered. Each Friday, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization, topic or event that offers assistance to the disabled and most vulnerable. The segments are all archived here online.   

Contact Details:

Website: footstepstotransition.weebly.com  or facebook.com/FootstepstoTransition for the event; spinhawaii.org for SPIN, cds.hawaii.edu/saac  for SAAC.

Email: Send an email through the email form at the Footsteps to Transition webpage; spin@doh.hawaii.gov to email SPIN; hawaiisaac@yahoo.com to email SAAC.  

Phone: (808)586-8126 to reach SPIN

Find all the previous Helping Hand segments here.