Virginia Family Special Education Connection Website


The goal of this website is to provide a one-stop-shop for parents, families and caregivers of children with special needs to: 

  • Learn about and plan your child's educational program
  • Understand your legal rights and responsibilities
  • Access local resources including school system contacts and disability services in your community
  • Access an abundance of resources, including instructional strategies, assistive technology and behavioral supports to help your child succeed.
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