Special Education News

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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 pmContact:  Sharon  clintob@aol.com  703 716-4646
CSB Family Support Group at Gatlan Center  2nd and 4th Wed. of each month 6-8 pmin Alexandria Contact:  Samar.Chwairy@fairfaxcounty.gov 703-799-2882
D.A.D.S.  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:  rich_westhoff@hotmail.com   571-490-1268
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
JCCNV Special Needs Parent Support Group  1st Wed. 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
Contact:  Heather   daviesva@gmail.com  or  703-362-4985
* Springfield Family Support Group  meets the 4th Thur. each month 7:00-8:30 pm
Contact:  Heather    daviesva@gmail.com  or  703-362-4985
OCD Family Support Group   1st Mon. of each month, 7:30 pm
POAC: Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia
Bimonthly Support Group  Contact:  Nicole Zupan at nicizupan@gmail.com
Northern Virginia Tourette Support Group meets the 2nd Sunday of each month at noon at the Chantilly Public Library.  Contact:  mark.bramer@gmail.com