Resources

The following is a list of useful websites and resources:

Special Education Resources in Stafford County

  • Stafford County Public Schools’ Parent Resource Center  – An information center for Stafford County families and others concerned with the education and care of children with disabilities.
  • Stafford County Public Schools
  • Child Find – Free developmental screenings for preschool children ages 2 – 5.
  • Virginia Family Special Education Connection – A new website dedicated to providing comprehensive information on special education issues, practices and services to families who have children with disabilities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Learning/Resources

  • The Learning Disabilities Association of Virginia – An organization that focuses on “enhancing educational and vocational services for individuals with learning disabilities who live in Virginia.”
  • The Disability Resource Center – Organization with the mission to “assist people with disabilities, those who support them, and the community, through information, education, and resources, to achieve the highest potential and benefit of independent living.”
  • CHADD – Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder website.
  • T/TAC – E-learning/assistive technology resource.
  • Disability is Natural

Educational/Legal/Legislative Resources

Other Resources

Accessibility rights resources:
Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities
Renting with Disabilities
ADA: Disabilities and Your Rights as an Employee
Nine In-Depth 508 Compliant Addiction Resources
Federal Service Dog Law in Plain English

Health and safety resources:
A New Life on Wheels… How to Cope with Your Loss, and Move On
Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide
Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities

Lifestyle resources:
A Parent’s Guide to Researching Schools for Children with Special Needs
The Importance of Socialization for Kids with Disabilities
The Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs
A Complete Guide to Service, Therapy and Emotional Support Dogs