Hawai’i Pacific Deaf-Blind Project

Hawaii Pacific Deaf-Blind Project

What is the Hawai’i & Pacific Deaf-Blind Project (HPDBP)?

The Hawai‘i & Pacific Deaf-Blind Project provides technical assistance to children and youth who are deaf-blind, birth through 21 years of age, and to their families and service providers here in Hawai‘i and outlying Pacific Island nations/jurisdictions of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Yap), Guam, Republic of Palau and Republic of the Marshall Islands. Learn more about HPDBP

How do I apply for services?

If you are interested in receiving free services/technical assistance for your child or a student who is deaf-blind (has both a vision and hearing loss), please complete and return the Referral Form to the Hawai‘i & Pacific Deaf-Blind Project. Once this information is received, you will be contacted to determine what the specific need is and the best time to schedule the visit.

Referral Form – PDF Format

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The Seven Senses Workshop Series and Activity Kits

The Hawai’i and Pacific Deaf-Blind Project Seven Senses Workshop Series highlights the seven sensory systems: taste, smell, vestibular, touch, sound, sight and proprioception. Each sense is accompanied by an activity kit that is mailed to qualifying participants.

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The contents of this webpage were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education #H326T180027. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of The Center on Disability Studies at University of Hawai’i, Manoa, nor the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.