We were alarmed to learn that there are over 600 cases of children with special needs in the Pohnpei public schools. This caseload is greater than the number of resource specialists hired in the entire island. This number includes the deaf and autistic students who have communication challenges. The Department of Education requested for MAHI International to find a professional to help meet the needs of these students.
In November, speech-language pathologist Kristine C
Thanks to Australian Aid, MAHI International is working on sending a mobile dental clinic to serve in the communities of Pohnpei. We still have openings in 2016 for volunteer dentists and other dental care professionals to participate in dental outreach. We are excited about this opportunity that has opened up to bring dental care throughout the island of Pohnpei. #mobiledentalclinic #dentalservices #dentalprogram