All Kinds of Minds: Parent Toolkit
Designed to give parents, caregivers and educators a better understanding of learning processes, insights into difficulties, strategies for responding, and resources for learning more.
ADHD & You
Whether you have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or you care for someone who does, ADHD & You is dedicated to helping you understand ADHD and how it is managed.
ADHD 365 Podcasts
CHADD’s podcasts—ADHD 365 and All Things ADHD—address a variety of topics for anyone dealing with ADHD. Listen for interventions, strategies, and tips for parents, teens, adults, educators, and professionals.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Advocates on behalf of persons with communication and related disorders, advances communication science and promotes effective human communication.
Braincore of Hampton Roads
Provides neurofeedback which is a unique drugless approach to treating Brainwave Dysregulation that may be associated with the symptoms of many neurological based conditions. Brainwave Dysregulation is a condition that results from tension on the nervous system caused by subluxation, poor nutrition, stress, food sensitivities, drugs, or trauma.
Cerebral Palsy Guide
A small group of professionals with a desire to educate and help people with cerebral palsy. That’s why we created Cerebral Palsy Guide, to provide a trustworthy, caring resource for families and individuals affected by this disorder.
Cerebral Palsy Support
A national organization that was created so that it may serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. We are here to provide information and support so that we may help provide resources and education to those affected by CP.
CHADD of Hampton Roads
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals and others.
DO-IT Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology
Dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.
EALA Special Education Resource Hub on Remote Learning for SPED Students
Coronavirus is posing unprecedented challenges to public schools around the country. To help ensure the continuity of special education services during remote instruction and to spotlight best practice approaches for schools and educators, an alliance of national education organizations has come together to ensure equity for all learners.
Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Autism
Planning for the future when you have a child with autism can be difficult, but if you take a forthright approach, you will pave the way toward a successful life for your child with autism, even if you are no longer around to take care of them.
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. Virginia Branch.
JT’s Camp Grom (Virginia Beach YMCA)
A day retreat developed especially for wounded veterans and their families, the families of fallen war heroes and children and adults with differing abilities. It is a special place where everyone in the family can spend time and participate, together. Unlike traditional camps, Camp Grom delivers a unique, integrated and adaptive day of activities surrounded by family and friends.
“Life After CBA” with Judy Bass
Judy S. Bass, CEP is an internationally recognized expert in the field of college placement for students who learn differently and the founder of Bass Educational Services, LLC, an educational consulting firm that provides comprehensive college and post-secondary planning for students who learn differently.
Special Education Advisory Committee
Serves in an advisory capacity to the School Board on issues related to the education of students with disabilities. The committee assists in the formulation and development of priorities and strategies for meeting the identified needs of students with disabilities, SEAC also submits periodic reports and recommendations to the School Board regarding the education of students with disabilities.
Specializing in college and postsecondary placements for students with learning differences and ADHD, Judith reviews a wide variety of options – educational, vocational and developmental – that are available to our graduates. Judy also discusses strategies to help families understand financial aid and the types of scholarships that are available. The session wraps up with a Q&A session for parents.
Leading website on learning differences.
Parents, teachers, and students looking for the scientific explanations behind learning differences and strategies to aid success in school can find both here.
National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
Supports the needs of high potential learners and their families.
National Military Family Association
Support for military families with special needs family members is provided through the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). Although each Service has its own EFMP, they all serve the same essential function: coordinating the assignment process to ensure special needs families are not sent to locations that lack adequate medical or educational resources.
Virginia Beach Special Education PTSA
Organization withing the Virginia Beach Council of PTSA designed to provide supplemental support, in addition to the school PTA, for parents, teachers and students to achieve the best outcomes for all student with learning differences. Click here for calendar of meetings.
With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC
Specific focus on 2e (twice-exceptional) children, the mission of this organization is to empower parents through knowledge, strategies and support so they feel good about their parenting and themselves. Supporting parents of gifted and distracible children.
Provides accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.