Parents there are many wonderful resources for you provided by Fairfax County public schools. Please browse this list to find any information you may need on the services offered.
Parent Information Relating to Special Education
All these opportunities are FREE unless noted.
The FCPS Parent Resource Center (PRC) helps parents of students with disabilities. It sponsors workshops, has a lending library, and has Parent Liaisons to help parents solve problems. Information from past workshops and conferences is available at www.fcps.edu/node/28555 .
Support Groups for Parents
Alpha Moms. This support group for adoptive parents meets monthly in McLean.
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder meetup.com/novachadd/
Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group 4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm
Oakton ADHD Parent Group 4th Tues. of each month at 7:30 pm.
Contact: Maureen Gill maureen@adhdcoachforparents.
West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group 1st & 3rd Tues. of each month at 7:30 pm
JCCNV Special Needs Parent Support Group 1st Wed. of each month, 7:00–8:30 pm
Contact: Melissa at MelissaH@jccnv.org Cost: $15 per meeting.
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness builds better lives for those affected by mental illness.
Fairfax Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Thur. of each month 7:30-9:00 pm
Springfield Family Support Group meets on the 4th Thur. of each month 7:00-8:30 pm
OCD Family Support Group 1st Mon. of each month, 7:30 pm
POAC: Parents of Autistic Children
Contact: Nicole Zupan <firstname.lastname@example.org>