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History

History

20 0
  • KASEC YouTube channel launched for education and resources
  • Started COVID-19 Community support distribution projects (800 families served)

2019

  • Established KASEC Knights, first Korean American unified basketball team
  • Facilitated first unified basketball tournament within Korean American community

2018

  • First Korean American organization to receive a grant from CA Department of Developmental Services. Facilitated Free Early Developmental Screening and Developmental Disability ABC Seminar in OC and LA (400 screened)
  • KASEC requested Orange County to proclaim April 02 as ‘Autism Awareness Day’ and they made a County-wide declaration
  • Hosted KASEC Art Contest for individuals with developmental disabilities

2017

  • Hosted 1st ‘Autism Awareness Day’ Charity Golf Tournament
  • Started ‘I’m Here Project” Developmental Disability Family Trip project (San Diego)

2016

  • 1st Korean American Unified Sports program with students with/without disabilities started (unified music and dance program began as well)

2015

  • Hosted 1st Free Early Developmental Screening and Health Fair in LA County

2012

  • Hosted 1st Free Early Developmental Screening in Orange County

2011

  • Executive Director Hannah Yang received the Presidential Commendation from Korea

2009

  • Co-hosted an Autism Symposium with UCLA

2008

  • Co-hosted an ADHD Symposium with UCLA

2007

  • Held the 1st Love Concert (400 attendees)
  • Adaptive Physical Education (APE) program began

2005

  • 1:1 education for children with disabilities began

2001

  • Changed name to Korean American Special Education Center
  • 1st volunteer training seminar facilitated
1906
  • Established Korean American Community Services for Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabiity (Founder Hannah Yang)
  • Afterschool program for students with disabilities began
  • Disability resource magazine ‘A-Chim-Hat-Sal’ published