KAHULUI - Imua Family Services will host a free fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center in Kahului.
The nonprofit Imua Family Services provides early childhood development services to children with developmental delays, special needs and disabilities. Parents will have an opportunity to speak with Imua Family Services therapists regarding their children's strengths and any possible areas of concerns, growth and development. There will be individual tables where parents can have a private one-on-one conversation with trained staff.
The event will feature activities on the center stage throughout the day, including story time sessions and puppet entertainment by Special Instruction teacher Rochelle Dunning and Imua Family Services Executive Director Dean Wong, plus guest appearances by Hello Kitty in the morning and afternoon. Maui Taiko will perform at noon.
Imua Family Services Executive Director Dean Wong performs with “Malia,” a young girl who wears orthotic leg braces and uses special walkers. Malia and other special guests will appear at a free fair hosted by Imua Family Services on Saturday at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center.
Speech language pathologist Ashley Jung will be available to communicate in American Sign Language and provide sign language information. Speech language pathologist Diana Ramirez will be available to communicate in Spanish.
Each child and family that receives a developmental screening from Imua's team will receive a coupon for a free train ride on the Cubby Caboose on Saturday.
For more information about Imua Family Services, call 244-7467 or visit www.imuafamilyservices.org.