Events

Presidential Campaigns Forum on Developmental Disabilities Issues

Tuesday, February 25, 6:30-8:30pm

The Autism Society of Northern Virginia

10467 White Granite Dr. - 3rd Floor Conference Room

Oakton, VA. 22124

Join us for a night of disability policy discussion with staff from multiple presidential campaigns. Staff members from campaigns will speak to a candidates disability policy platform and answer questions on how each candidate would work on issues critical to the DD community if elected. 

Confirmed to attend include representatives from the campaigns of Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, and Elizabeth Warren.

Representatives from the campaigns of Michael Bloomberg has also been invited, and will be added if they confirm to attend. 

Preregistration is required to attend. Register at CLICK HERE.

 



Parents as Partners in Special Education -- Building Bridges Between Home, School and Community
Saturday, February 29, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Patriot High School
10504 Kettle Run Rd, Nokesville, VA 20181
 
Parents as Partners is designed to empower parents with children in prekindergarten through 12th grade as they advocate for their children and navigate the special education process. The event will include a community partner resource fair, the sharing of parent perspectives, networking, and break-out sessions on related topics, including the special education process, behavior intervention, mental health supports, communication between home and school, and the transitions from elementary to middle school, high school and beyond. To register, contact Suzanne Plybon at PLYBONSM@pwcs.edu or 703-791-7295 , 703-791-8847 (TDD).