Parent Resources

  • VDOE:: Special Education For Parents

    Parents play an important role in the education of their children, especially parents of children who are identified as having disabilities. The law requires that parents and school personnel work together to provide children with appropriate educational services.

    Virginia Family Special Education Connection

    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

    Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)

    With a specialized focus on students with disabilities, PEATC collaborates with families, schools and communities to shape positive futures! To stay up-to-date and informed on PEATC's upcoming events, visit their website and subscribe to their eNews!

    You can also follow PEATC on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube!