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Intellectual Disability

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Rehabilitation

Respite

Social Services

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Advocacy Organizations

CP NOW Foundation (Cerebral Palsy)
MISSION: To improve the lives of people with cerebral palsy and their families. We will accomplish this by creating educational resources, initiating wellness campaigns and funding research focused on addressing the early interferences in brain development which can lead to CP. We will also highlight and support research for associated conditions that may interfere with learning or participation in society. Together with cerebral palsy centers, clinicians, researchers, and the CP community, we will work to advance neurorecovery, wellness and lifelong support for people with CP.
https://cpnowfoundation.org/
PO Box 8347
Greenville, SC 29604
info@cpnowfoundation.org

disAbility Law Center of Virginia
The disAbility Law Center helps with disability-related problems like abuse, neglect, and discrimination. We also help people with disabilities obtain services and treatment. All callers receive help with these problems. Individuals with problems, targeted in our program goals, may also receive advocacy services and/or legal representation. Our Mission through zealous and effective advocacy and legal representation to: protect and advance legal, human, and civil rights of persons with disabilities; combat and prevent abuse, neglect, and discrimination; and promote independence, choice, and self-determination by persons with disabilities.
disAbility Law Center of Virginia was formerly Virginia Office of Protection and Advocacy (VOPA).
http://dlcv.org/
1512 Willow Lawn, Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 225-2042
Phone: (800) 552-3962
Fax: (804) 662-7057
info@dLCV.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness Virginia (NAMI)
http://www.namivirginia.org/
PO Box 8260
Richmond, VA 23226-0260
Phone: (804) 285-8264
Phone: (888) 486-8264
Fax: (804) 285-8464
namiva.org@comcast.net

The Arc of VA
http://www.arcofva.org/
2025 E. Main Street, Suite 107
Richmond, VA 23223
Phone: (804) 649-8481
Fax: (804) 649-3585
namiva.org@comcast.net


Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority
http://www.atlfa.org/
1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Ste 107
Richmond, VA 23229
Phone: (804) 662-9000
Phone: (866) 835-5976
Fax: (804) 662-9533
atlfa@atlfa.org

Virginia Assistive Technology System
http://www.vats.org/
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, VA 23229
Phone: (804) 662-9990
Phone: (800) 435-8490
Fax: (804) 662-9478


Career & Employment

JobHero Career Resources for Americans with Disabilities
If you are a person with a disability and you’re looking for a job, you’ll find plenty of trustworthy resources to help you in your search. This page also has lots of credible information about public policy, employer compliance, and issues facing disabled individuals in the workforce. Find links to advocacy groups, government agencies, and informative articles. There are also plenty of helpful tools for families, employers, and caregivers.
http://www.jobhero.com/disability-career-guide/
info@jobhero.com


Community Service Boards

Virginia Association of Community Service Boards (VACSB)
http://www.vacsb.org
10128-B West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone: (804) 330-3141
Fax: (804) 330-3611


Disability Civil Rights

Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers - Midlantic ADA Center
http://www.transcen.org/
Information about Disability Rights under ADA
451 Hungerford Drive Suite 700
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 424-2002
TTY: (301) 309-2435
Fax: (301) 251-3762

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights
The mission of the Office of Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.
http://ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights
The Office for Civil Rights enforces the HIPAA Provacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information from being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety.
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/


Disability Service Boards

Virginia Disability Services Board Network
The Disability Services Council was estalished in the same legislation as the Disability Services Boards during the 1992 Virginia General Assembly. The Council develops guidelines for DSB establishment, needs assessment reports, and the Rehabilitative Services Incentive Fund (RSIF). The Council reviews RSIF request proposals for consistency with the guidelines and determine awards for competitive RSIF proposals.
http://www.vadrs.org/cbs/dsc.htm


Early Childhood

Autism Epicenter
http://autismepicenter.net/

Family Involvement Project
In an effort to strengthen and increase family involvement in Virginia's early intervention system,, DMHMRSAS, Virginia's Lead Agency, funds the Family Involvement Program housed at The Arc of Virginia. All of the ArcFIP staff are parents of children with special needs. Our staff are committed to serving families and providers in Virginia as we all work together to make a good thing, The Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia, even better!
http://www.arcfip.org

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia

Office of Mental Retardation Services
Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Substance Abuse Services
http://www.infantva.org/
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23214
Phone: (804) 786-0992

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Virginia operates 15 facilities: seven behavioral health facilities, four training centers, a psychiatric facility for children and adolescents, a medical center, a psychiatric geriatric hospital and a center for behavioral rehabilitation. State facilities provide highly structured, intensive services for citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia who have mental illness, intellectual disability or are in need of substance abuse services. In the evolutionary movement towards a single, integrated system of care, increased emphasis has been placed on the establishment of community services and on the more effective and efficient use of state facilities. This emphasis has defined the role of state facilities as one of several resources in an overall continuum of care. Patients are initially evaluated and referred to the mental health facilities by staff from Community Services Boards (CSBs). Pre-admission screening services are provided by CSBs on a 24-hours per day, 7 days per week basis.
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/facilities
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Office: 804-786-3921 Ext.Voice TDD: 804-371-8977 (Fax: 804-371-6638 )

Virginia Interagency Coordinating Council
The council consists of parents, state agency representatives, early intervention service providers and members of the Virginia General Assembly. Mission: To advise and offer guidance in planning the comprehensive system of early intervention services defined in the Pubic Law to assure the implementation and evaluation of the coordinated, statewide, interagency multidisciplinary system of services which enhances the capacity of families to meet the needs of their infants and toddlers.
http://www.infantva.org/wkg-VICC.htm


Education

Affordable Schools Online--Common Sense for College
A comprehensive and informative resource that allows you to search for colleges and their respective tuition
www.AffordableSchoolsOnline.com

AffordableColleges.com - Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
This website provides a list of general scholarships for students with disabilities, as well as those specifically aimed towards students with learning disabilities, students with hearing or visual impairments, students with psychological disabilities, students with mobility impairments, and more.
http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships-students-with-disabilities/
PO Box 5277
Houston, TX 77052
Office: (281) 846-3088
contact@affordablecolleges.com

BestColleges' Best Online Master’s in Reading & Literacy Programs
BestColleges methodology ranks universities across the country using 11 key data points derived from the National Center for Education Statistics, broken down into 3 weighted categories: academic quality, affordability & online programming. This guide is also a great resource for prospective students pursuing a career in literacy and other related fields.

Virginia's Old Dominion University's program is included in BestColleges' 2017 national ranking of the Best Online Master’s in Reading & Literacy Programs.
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-masters-in-reading-literacy-programs/
1001 McKinney Street, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77002
Office: (281) 783-8845
contact@bestcolleges.com

College Resources for Disabled Students
Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs.
http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/
Phone: (281) 846-3072
contact@bestcolleges.com

College Resources for Students with Disabilities by Affordable Colleges Online
Support, Advocacy and Assistive Technology to Facilitate the Transition to Higher Education. Affordable Colleges Online works with students, parents, researchers and subject matter experts from across the globe.
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/
140 Washington St. LL-30
Reno, NV 89503
info@affordablecollegesonline.org

CollegeAffordabilityGuide.org
CollegeAffordabilityGuide.org has analyzed 10,000,000+ data points from 5,000+ degree-granting colleges and universities across the US, to find the ones that offer both financial accessibility (the lowest costs for low and middle income students, as well as flexibility in learning & credit), and positive outcomes based on factors such as graduation/transfer rates and loan default rates, which form a reasonable baseline for a worthwhile college experience.
http://www.CollegeAffordabilityGuide.org

Coping with Disabilities Guide
This guide includes the legal rights of person's with disabilities, an overview of the more popular types of disabilities and comprehensive list of apps and software programs appropriate for each type and financial aid available for them. This resource is designed to help many differently abled students get by in school especially those who are transitioning from high school to college.
https://www.onlinecolleges.org/explore/coping-with-disabilities/

Home Educators Association of Virginia
Supporting the homeschoolers of Virginia through information, legislation and resources.
http://www.heav.org/

Local Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
Locate your local Special Education Advisory Committee through your local school district.
http://www.vcu.edu/partnership/seac/

MilitaryK12Partners
MilitaryK12Partners offers resources, like Special Education Modules, to assist schools that serve military families. Students at the Center, an educational resource that provides information on important policies, procedures and best practices is also located on the site, as well as links to many resources developed by other government and non-government agencies.
http://militaryk12partners.dodea.edu

MoneyGeek Guide on How to Get Scholarships and Grants for Students with Disabilities
Many schools and organizations offer assistance to help students with disabilities reach their goals. From tutoring, to financial aid and tax breaks, students with disabilities, and their parents, can access a wide range of resources. But finding these resources and applying for them can be a bit overwhelming. Below you will find a wide range of scholarships, grants and tips on how to apply for them.
http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-students-with-disabilities/
Office: 775-432-2007
admin@moneygeek.com

Online Master's Programs - Financial Aid
This site provides information on: 1) Financial Aid Eligibility: Why Accreditation is Key, 2) How Financial Aid Works in Grad School, 3) Getting Your Company to Fund Your Education, 4) More Programs to Help Offset Grad School Costs, and 5) OMP Scholarship Directory​
http://www.onlinemastersprograms.org/financial-aid/

Regional Special Education Programs
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/students_parents/reg_spec_ed_progs.shtml

The Virginia Department of Dispute Resolution Services
Office of State Supreme Court, maintains the Directory, a master list of all certified mediators in the state and the region/circuit where they practice.
http://www.courts.state.va.us/courtadmin/aoc/djs/programs/drs/home.html

The Virginia Office of Due Process
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/resolving_disputes/due_process/

Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities
http://www.vaisef.org/
118 North Eighth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 780-2776
Fax: (804) 648-8036

Virginia Department of Correctional Education
http://www.dce.state.va.us/
101 North 14th Street, 7th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 225-3310
TDD: (804) 371-8647
Fax: (804) 225-3255

Virginia Department of Education
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/
James Monroe Building
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 1-800-292-3820

Virginia Department of Education Mediation Information
Information provided by VADOE to help school personnel and parents contact mediators to attain assistance in resolving school services conflicts.
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/resolving_disputes/mediation/

Virginia Department of Education Office of Special Education and Student Services
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/about/spec_ed_and_stu_svs/
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: (804) 225-2402

Virginia Department of Education, Training and Technical Assistance Centers (T/TAC)
The Virginia Department of Educations state-wide projects with T/TACs provide professional development
and support designed to assist schools in addressing accountability and improvement goals for
with disabilities. T/TACs are located at eight universities throughout the Commonwealth.
http://ttac.gmu.edu/
George Mason University<br>T/TAC
4400 University Drive MS 1F2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 993-4496
Fax: (703) 993-4497

Virginia Department of EducationT/TAC Online
T/TAC Online is a web-based community linking people and resources to help children and youth within disabilities. For more information about T/TACs, click here.
http://www.ttaconline.org/

Virginia Special Education Regulations
Regulations currently in effect
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/special_ed/regulations/

Virginia State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/committees_advisory/special_ed/
c/o Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
Phone: (202) 687-8807
Fax: (202) 687-1954


Estate Planning

Commonwealth Community Trust
Commonwealth Community Trust (CCT) was established for Virginia residents to provide a convenient and economical way to have trust funds administered for people with disabilities that will supplement the benefits offered by entitlement programs. Our mission is to enhance government programs for the lifelong special needs of the beneficiary so that he or she can live securely.
http://www.commonwealthcommunitytrust.org/
P.O. Box 29408
Richmond, VA 23242-0408
Phone: (804) 740-6930
Phone: (888) 241-6039 (Outside Richmond call toll free)


Health Care Funding

Department of Medical Assistance Services
The Department of Medical Assistance Services provides a system of high-quality comprehensive health services to members of Virginias low-income population as part of a safety net provided by the taxpayers to qualifying individuals in need and their families. The Department encourages beneficiaries to take personal responsibility for improving their health outcomes so they can achieve greater self-sufficiency. The Department strives to ensure that program integrity is maintained in the array of preventive, acute and long-term care services it provides, and that fraud, waste and abuse are detected and eliminated to the maximum extent possible.
http://www.dmas.virginia.gov/
Phone: (804) 786-7933

Family Access to Medical Insurance Security
FAMIS is Virginia's program that helps working families provide health insurance to their children. FAMIS stands for Family Access to Medical Insurance Security. Working together, we will make sure your children get the high quality health insurance they need.
http://www.famis.org/
Phone: 1-866-87FAMIS (1-866-873-2647)
TDD: 1-888-221-1590 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Friday; 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday)

Link to the Medicaid Handbook
http://www.dmas.virginia.gov/rcp-medicaid_hand_book.htm

Virginia Bureau of Insurance
http://www.state.va.us/scc
300 East Main Street, Tyler Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 371-9691
Phone: (800) 552-7945 (In VA)


Legislative & Judicial

Legislative Information System
http://leg1.state.va.us/

Status of Legislation Impacting Education in Virginia
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/legislation/

Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice
http://www.djj.state.va.us/

Virginia General Assembly
http://legis.state.va.us/


Mental Health

BestColleges' Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College Students
Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College Students, walks students through the main symptoms and signs of depression, anxiety, suicide, eating disorders and addiction. It also provides an overview of student rights when it comes to mental illness.
http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/top-5-mental-health-problems-facing-college-students/
Office: (281) 846-3072
contact@bestcolleges.com

MoneyGeek Guide to Student Loans and Mental Health
This guide will help the growing number of people dealing with the issues that may result from overwhelming debt, including: Anxiety, Depression, Treatments, ADHD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Substance Abuse, and Eating Disorders.
http://www.moneygeek.com/education/student-loans-mental-health/
Office: 775-432-2007
admin@moneygeek.com

Online Mental Health Resource Guide
With 44% of college students reporting symptoms of depression, the authors decided it was critical to address the mental health concerns of these young adults. This guide offers a comprehensive discussion of the most common issues facing students, from depression and anxiety to substance abuse and eating disorders. Most importantly, however, they clearly outline several options for finding treatment and support.
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources/


Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Virginia operates 15 facilities: seven behavioral health facilities, four training centers, a psychiatric facility for children and adolescents, a medical center, a psychiatric geriatric hospital and a center for behavioral rehabilitation. State facilities provide highly structured, intensive services for citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia who have mental illness, intellectual disability or are in need of substance abuse services. In the evolutionary movement towards a single, integrated system of care, increased emphasis has been placed on the establishment of community services and on the more effective and efficient use of state facilities. This emphasis has defined the role of state facilities as one of several resources in an overall continuum of care. Patients are initially evaluated and referred to the mental health facilities by staff from Community Services Boards (CSBs). Pre-admission screening services are provided by CSBs on a 24-hours per day, 7 days per week basis.
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/facilities
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Office: 804-786-3921 Ext.Voice TDD: 804-371-8977 (Fax: 804-371-6638 )

Virginia State Mental Health Facilities
The DBHDS operates 9 mental health facilities that provide a range of psychiatric, psychological, nursing, support and ancillary services.
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/
none: 804-786-3921 Ext.Voice TDD: 804-371-8977 (Fax: 804-371-6638)
none: 804-786-3921 Ext.Voice TDD: 804-371-8977 (Fax: 804-371-6638)


Intellectual Disability

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Virginia operates 15 facilities: seven behavioral health facilities, four training centers, a psychiatric facility for children and adolescents, a medical center, a psychiatric geriatric hospital and a center for behavioral rehabilitation. State facilities provide highly structured, intensive services for citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia who have mental illness, intellectual disability or are in need of substance abuse services. In the evolutionary movement towards a single, integrated system of care, increased emphasis has been placed on the establishment of community services and on the more effective and efficient use of state facilities. This emphasis has defined the role of state facilities as one of several resources in an overall continuum of care. Patients are initially evaluated and referred to the mental health facilities by staff from Community Services Boards (CSBs). Pre-admission screening services are provided by CSBs on a 24-hours per day, 7 days per week basis.
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/facilities
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Office: 804-786-3921 Ext.Voice TDD: 804-371-8977 (Fax: 804-371-6638 )

Virginia State Training Centers (Intellectual Disability)
The Department's four training centers (Central Virginia, Northern Virginia, Southeastern Virginia, and Southwestern Virginia) provide residential care and training in areas such as language, self-care, independent living, socialization and in academic skills and motor development.
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/about-dbhds/facilities
Office: 804-786-3921


Recreation

Danceabilities
DanceAbilities is a 501 c 3 non profit organization that was founded in 1999 by Lynne Bauer. She holds a degree in Dance Therapy, is a Certified Laban Movement Analyst (CMA), a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) through the International Somatic Movement Education &Therapy Association, and is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with extensive experience working with the special needs population.
http://www.danceabilitiesva.org
Phone: (703) 218-0751
danceabilitiesva@yahoo.com

Dreams For Kids DC (DFKDC)
Dreams For Kids DC (DFKDC) provides life-changing activities that empower children with physical and developmental disabilities to unite with their peers and realize their potential. Dreams For Kids DC is the first expansion branch of Dreams For Kids Inc. Dreams for Kids Inc. replaces charity with opportunity for at-risk youth through service, leadership and social activities and inspires them to fearlessly pursue their dreams and compassionately change the world.
http://dreamsforkidsdc.org/
Office: (301) 742-7787
gfu@dreamsforkids.org

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
The Centers program is committed to offering quality programs, activities, and services for people of all ages and backgrounds. The JCCNV is dedicated to helping the community through activities designed to develop physical and social skills for individuals with special needs. The programs feature small participant-staff ratios and offerings such as adaptive aquatics, social groups, family events and recreational social skills classes.
http://www.jccnv.org/
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 703-537-3031
jessicat@jccnv.org

KEEN Greater DC (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now)
KEEN Greater DC (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) is a volunteer-led nonprofit -- 501(c)(3) -- organization that provides one-to-one sports and recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families or caregivers.
http://www.keengreaterdc.org
PO Box 341590
Bethesda, MD 20827-1590
Office: (301) 770-3200
info@keengreaterdc.org

National Rehabilitation & Rediscovery Foundation, Inc.
Dance & movement classes for person ages 16 and up with brain injuries and neurological impairments in various locations.
http://www.nrrf.us/
1600 N. Oak Street Suite 1725
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-522-6964

The Arts Help
The Arts Help has a mission of providing access to the arts in various forms for people of all ages and abilities. For the last several years they have offered drama, public speaking, movement, and collaborative writing programs both privately and through the Montessori Center for the Child. They recently began a partnership with Home for Good, a local intensive in-home and outpatient mental health agency where they are running therapeutic drama groups for teens. In addition, they are currently working on special projects with the Special Olympics and the Reelabilities Film Festival sponsored by the Weinstein Jewish Community Center.
www.theartshelp.com
Office: (804) 869-9804
erinlmahone@gmail.com

Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
http://www.vahperd.org/
126 Westmoreland Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Phone: (804) 828-7462
Fax: (804) 367-2560

Virginia Special Olympics
http://www.specialolympicsva.com/
3212 Skipwith Road, Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23294
Phone: (804) 346-5544
Phone: (800) 932-GOLD (In VA only)
Fax: (804) 346-9633

Wintergreen Adaptive Skiing
http://www.skiwas.org/


Rehabilitation

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
http://www.vdbvi.org/
397 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, VA 23227
Phone: (804) 371-3140
Phone: (800) 622-2155 (Toll-Free)

DRS Community offices list
http://www.vadrs.org/offices.htm

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
Promotes and facilitates maximum independence, productivity, family support, and community participation of people with disabilities through advocacy, education, and prevention initiatives.
http://www.vaboard.org/
202 N. 9th Street, 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 786-0016
Voice/TTY: (800) 846-4464
Fax: (804) 786-1118

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
http://www.vddhh.org/
1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 203
Richmond, VA 23229-5012
Voice/TDD: (804) 662-9502
Voice/TDD: (800) 552-7917 (Toll-Free in VA)

Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services (DRS)
http://www.vadrs.org/
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, VA
Phone: (800) 552-5019
TTY: (800) 464-9950


Respite

Family Friends
Volunteer Respite Matching Service, Northern Virginia
Beverly Horn
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22035
Phone: 703-324-5607

Respite Resource Project
http://www.vcu.edu/partnership/Respite2/


Social Services

Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families Office
http://www.csa.state.va.us/

Virginia Department of Social Services
http://www.dss.state.va.us/
730 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 692-1900


Therapy Associations

Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia
http://www.shav.org/
107 South West Street, #110
Alexandria, VA 22314-2891
Phone: 703-486-8722
Fax: 703-486-8724

Virginia Academy of School Psychologists
http://www.vaspweb.org/

Virginia Occupational Therapy Association
http://www.vaota.org/
3108 N. Parham Rd., Suite 200-B
Richmond, VA Richmond
Phone: (804) 346-4840
Fax: (804) 270-2160

Virginia Physical Therapy Association
http://www.vpta.org/
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
Phone: (800) 999-2782 Ext.3235

Virginia Rehabilitation Association
The Virginia Rehabilitation Association (VRA) is a chapter of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all persons with disabilities. NRA is the oldest, largest, and strongest advocacy organization for all persons with disabilities in the USA.
http://www.vra.org/
P.O. Box K-166
Richmond, VA 23288

Virginia Society for Technology in Education
http://www.vste.org/
PMB 149
9702 Gayton Road
Richmond, VA 23233-4907
Phone: (804) 320-3424


University Affiliated Programs

Partnership for People with Disabilities
(formerly the Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities, VIDD)
http://www.vcu.edu/partnership/index.html

The Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHD)
The Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHD) is an interdisciplinary campus based organization that focuses on the mission statement,
"improving the lives and productivity of persons with disabilities."
KIHD combines the resources of George Mason University (GMU) with local, state, regional, national, public
and private sector agencies and organizations to develop products, services and programs for persons with disabilities.
http://chd.gse.gmu.edu/
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 1F2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Voice/TDD: 703-993-3670
Fax: 703-993-3681


Uncategorized Group

ADHD Resource Group of Northern Virginia
The Mission of the ADHD Resource Group of Northern Virginia is to assist people whose lives are affected by ADHD, ADD and Executive Function deficits in the Northern Virginia region, allowing them to live full, successful, and independent lives by:
*** Identifying and referring those individuals adversely affected to qualified support organizations or service providers, as appropriate;
*** Correcting misinformation and overcoming the stigma of challenges of ADHD and ADD;
*** Providing education and resources to individuals, their families and society;
*** Supporting educators, professionals, and entities in need of training, knowledge and beneficial resources.
http://adhdnova.org/
MEC Building
4031 University Drive, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: (703) 738-9984
adhdgrp@verizon.net

Mathis & Mathis Disability Advocates
The experienced disability representatives of Mathis & Mathis advocate for individuals with disabilities and their families in the process of winning Social Security benefits.
http://www.mathisdisabilityadvocates.com/
1650 King St, Suite 650
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office: (703) 635-3654 ((800) 462-8447 (Toll-Free))

Mesothelioma Fund
Mesothelioma Fund helps provide support and information to victims and families of mesothelioma through their website, printed materials, and access to their team of experienced patient advocates.
https://www.mesotheliomafund.com
Office: (800) 215-9896

Mesothelioma Web
Mesothelioma Web is a source for information and on asbestos and mesothelioma.
http://www.mesotheliomaweb.org
Office: (804) 454-2479

Resources & Information for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Survivors
Our mission is to be the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors. These injuries can be devastating, causing physical and emotional distress, as well as loss of wages.
www.BrainandSpinalCord.org
none: 855-669-3472


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