The goal of this website is to provide a one-stop shop for parents, families and caregivers of children with special needs to access local school system contacts and disability services in the community, explore an abundance of resources to help the child succeed, learn about and plan for the child's educational program and understand their legal rights and responsibilities.
Disabilities - Physical / Intellectual
Education - Other
Education - Special
Employment / Career Services
Legal / Law Issues
Life Skills / Independent Living
Parents and families can make a difference in their child's education. The Virginia Family Special Education Connection website is funded through the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). The Virginia Family Special Education Connection is maintained by a team of professionals at the Kellar Institute for Human disabilities at George Mason University in partnership with VDOE.