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Autism bill advances in House

MEDIA RELEASE The House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce (CPC) has unanimously adopted HB721, which would require health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide health care coverage and benefits for autism spectrum disorders beginning next year. A majority of states have enacted legislation similar to HB 721 which requires that […]

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CDC: 1 in 88 children have autism spectrum disorder

CDC: 1 in 88 children have autism spectrum disorder

MEDIA RELEASE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in 88 children in the United States has been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study that looked at data from 14 communities. Autism spectrum disorders are almost five times more common among boys than girls – with […]

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The Surfers Healing Foundation - Hawai’i Island Chapter will be hosting a 2 - day event for children with Autism and other disabilities.  The first event is scheduled for Friday, November 25th at Hilo’s Palace Theater from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday, November 26th, the Honoli’i Paka Surf Gathering and Surf Camp for children with Autism and other disabilities will be held on at Honoli’i Beach Park beginning at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Surf film and Honolii surf camp for kids with autism November 25 & 26

The Surfers Healing Foundation – Hawai’i Island Chapter will be hosting a 2 – day event for children with Autism and other disabilities. The first event is scheduled for Friday, November 25th at Hilo’s Palace Theater from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday, November 26th, the Honoli’i Paka Surf Gathering and Surf Camp for […]

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Autism expert offers workshops in West Hawaii (Dec. 10-11)

Autism expert offers workshops in West Hawaii (Dec. 10-11)

MEDIA RELEASE Two half-day workshops on autism, presented by a national expert, are slated for Friday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 11 on the Kohala Coast. Entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorders: Complex but Manageable,” the workshops will be given by Dr. Margaret L. Bauman, a pediatric neurologist and research investigator. Both workshops are 9 a.m.-noon at […]

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The first annual Honoli’i Beach Park Surf Gathering and Surf Camp for children with Autism and other disabilities will be held on Sunday, December 27 at Honoli’i Beach Park.

The event is being sponsored by the Hawai’i chapter of Surfers Healing, a national organization started 12 years ago in San Clemente to share the experience of surfing with children with autism. An estimated 300 people are expected at Honoli’i for the event, including about 50 children.

Honolii surf gathering planned for children with disabilities

The first annual Honoli’i Beach Park Surf Gathering and Surf Camp for children with Autism and other disabilities will be held on Sunday, December 27 at Honoli’i Beach Park. The event is being sponsored by the Hawai’i chapter of Surfers Healing, a national organization started 12 years ago in San Clemente to share the experience […]

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