This website provides a one-stop-shop for parents, families and caregivers of children with special needs to:
Access local school system contacts and disability services in your community
Explore an abundance of resources to help your child succeed.
Learn about and plan your child's educational program
Understand your legal rights and responsibilities
The Virginia Department of Education hopes that you find the information you need, whether you are new to special education or looking for the latest news, research, and resources.
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.