Parent Information Relating to Special Education
All these opportunities are FREE unless noted.
In most cases you must register if registration information is provided.
When other events become available they will be posted at:
Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts
Fri, June 1, 10 am–noon The Arc 2755 Hartland Rd Ste. 200, Falls Church
Learn about tax credits and benefits including, but not limited to Livable Homes Tax Credit and Deduction of Tuition as a Medical Expenses.
Internet Safety: Help Kids Navigate Adolescence in the Digital Age
Fri. June 1, 10 am-noon Dunn Loring Ctr. 2334 Gallows Rd. Door 1, Dunn Loring
Learn about the top internet dangers for teens and seven steps for good digital parenting.
Board Games, Pizza Party, and Student Networking
Sun. June 3, 4-6 pm Arlington Mill CC Rm 411, 909 South Dinwiddie St. Arlingto
More Than Dyslexics, a student-led group, is sponsoring this board game party for dyslexics and their friends. Bring money for pizza and a favorite board game.
REACH: Regional Education Assessment Crisis Services Habilitation -- Webinar
Mon. June 4, 6:30 pm
Learn how the Virginia REACH program serves individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to meet crisis support needs.
Ambassador Training for Students with IDD
Fri. June 8, 8:30 am-2:00 pm Deloitte 1919 N Lynn St, Arlington
In partnership with Deloitte, Best Buddies is sponsoring this public speaking training for students and adults with disabilities.
Mental Health America 2018: Fit for the Future
Thu.-Sat. June 14-16, Hyatt 400 New Jersey Ave. NW Washington, DC
This conference will focus on health for the whole person, making use of tools and resources that benefit minds and bodies together.
Support Groups for Parents
Alpha Moms This support group for adoptive parents meets monthly in McLean.
CHADD: Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group 4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm
West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group
1st & 3rd Tues. of each month at 7:30 pm Contact: Sharon firstname.lastname@example.org
Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome 3rd Thur. each month, 7-9 pm in Alexandria; and last Wed. of each month in Tysons at 7-9 pm Contact: email@example.com
Fairfax Juvenile Court Parent Support Group for problems including runaway behavior, truancy, alcohol/drug abuse, and serious behavioral problems at home, at school, or in the community. 7:30 pm every Tues. Room 201.1 Fairfax County Courthouse 703-246-2495
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness builds better lives for affected families.
Arlington Family Support Group meets one Sunday of each month at 7:00-8:30 pm
Fairfax Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Thur. of each month 7:30-9:00 pm
OCD Family Support Group 1st Mon. of each month, 7:30 pm
POAC: Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia
Padres de hoy -- Support group in Spanish
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8 pm Brookside FACE Ctr. 601 Four Mile Run Trail, Alexandria
Call 703-824-6865 to register. Free childcare.
Northern Virginia Tourette Support Group
meets the 2nd Sunday of each month at noon at the Chantilly Public Library. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org