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Local Contacts


University of Hawai’i Windward Community College

Dr. Ann Lemke, Disabilities Counselor
Office: Hale ‘Akoakoa 213
phone:  235-7448  for appointments, call 235-7413
“Windward Community College welcomes students with disabilities to participate in our full range of credit and noncredit offerings.  If you have a documented physical, cognitive, mental health, sensory, neurological, or severe health disability which could interfere with your educational progress, you are invited to meet with the Disability Counselor to discuss needed accommodations.  It is your responsibility to identify yourself and request assistance.”

Lance Uyeda, Coordinator TRIO Student Support Services
Office: Hale Manaleo 107
phone:  235-7487
“TRIO Student Support Services promotes the academic success of eligible students through a support system of services and caring professionals, and enables participants to develop the skills and attributes they need to complete a post-secondary education.”

Community Resources

HIDA-The Hawai‘i Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (HIDA)
1802A Ke’eaumoku St., Office #2, Honolulu, HI 96822
phone:  538-7007
Home page has many links to specific resources on dyslexia
Odyssey Project (free or low cost tutoring) applications available

Learning Disabilities Association of Hawai‘i (LDAH)
Address: 200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Suite 310, Honolulu, HI 96817
phone:  536-9684
Home page has links to many resources regarding a variety of learning differences.

Classmate Resources

Dorothy Laughlin-Whitaker, Certified Academic Language Therapist
(Odyssey tutor), HIDA Board Member         
phone:  247-4888