Special Education News

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Support Groups for Parents

Alpha Moms  This support group for adoptive parents meets monthly in McLean.Contact:  robin4brady@gmail.comCHADD: Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group  4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm

Contact:  Jenny  ADHDParentMountVernon@gmail.com   703 472-4678

West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group   1st & 3rd Tues. of each month at 7:30 pm Contact:  Sharon  clintob@aol.com  703 716-4646

 

CSB Family Support Group at Gatlan Center  2nd and 4th Wed. of each month 6-8 pm in 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 affected families.

Arlington Family Support Group meets one Sunday of each month at 7:00-8:30 pm

Contact:  Michelle Best  mczero@yahoo.com

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

 

OCD Family Support Group   1st Mon. of each month, 7:30 pm

Contact:  familygroupocd@verizon.net   or  202 215-5859

 

POAC: Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia

Bimonthly Support Group  Contact:  Nicole Zupan at nicizupan@gmail.com

 

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:  mark.bramer@gmail.com