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Help for Children with Special Needs in Virginia

From Birth to Age 22


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Virginia has rules and policies about early intervention, special education, and transition to adulthood that are specific to the state. While reading general information about these services is helpful, consulting a parent advocate in your area is a great way to find out what's going on right where you live, right now. I asked Cathy Healy, chief executive officer of PEATC (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center) in Falls Church, for advice on three areas of concern for families of children with special needs: If you have some good suggestions or resources to pass on, make your own contributions on these forms:

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