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All Ages Education Special Children Advocacy of Hampton Roads can help your child with a disability get the most out of Public Education. (757) 322-0854 Special Education Advocate www.specialchildrenadvocate.com/
All Ages Finding Attendants General Support Opportunities Web-based non-profit search engine for Personal Care and Respite. www.sharenetwork.org
Children Therapy General Support Opportunities Wings to Fly Therapy and Play Center a pediatric (birth to 18 years old) treatment facility in Chantilly Virginia! Our beautiful clinic is 2300 square feet with two occupational/sensory-exploration rooms etc... www.wingstoflytherapy.com/
All Ages Information Autism Paragon Autism Services - Making a Difference Together. www.paragonautismservices.com
All Ages Provider Mental Health The Multicultural Clinical Center located in Springfield VA offers diagnostic & treatment services for clients who experience an array of psychiatric emotional and behavioral difficulties. www.mccva.com
All Ages Support Group Down Syndrome Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads www.dsahr.org/
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Needham Mitnick & Pollack PLC is a Virginia DC & Maryland Elder Law Estate Planning Social Security Disability & Special Needs Planning law firm which gives personalized attention to each case. www.nmpattorneys.com
All Ages Medical Supplies Durable Medical Equipment Numotion: With a strong local focus we aim to be the most responsive and innovative provider of custom wheelchairs to do business. www.numotion.com/
All Ages Medical Supplies Durable Medical Equipment Tycon Medical Incorporated: Tycon Medical is an accredited home medical equipment company founded in 1994 by Charlie Trapani that has grown to serve the entire Hampton Roads and surrounding areas. tyconmedical.com/
All Ages Support Group If I Need Help: Personal wearable QR codes that immediately alert the public when an individual needs help and explains how to help them. GREAT resource!! www.ifineedhelp.org/
All Ages Transportation Logisticare type of transport provider for people who are oversized / bariatric or need to be transported on stretchers: Lifecare Medical Transports -- Elton Reifert 540-752-5883 in Fredericksburg locations all VA. www.lifecare94.com/
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Special needs planning center at Community America. snpcenter.com/resources/tax-tips-for-parents-of-a-child-with-special-needs/
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice My Child Without Limits - Tax Planning www.mychildwithoutlimits.org/plan/tax-planning/
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Mass Mutual Financial Group www.massmutual.com/individuals/goals/care-for-a-loved-one-with-special-needs
All Ages Work Support Job Finding Support: Service Source www.servicesource.org/
All Ages Training Autism Education-Online Courses VCU: These are free! vcuautismcenter.org/te/
All Ages Training All Disabilities Training employment services for people with disabilities. www.worksupport.com/training/courses.cfm
All Ages Free Medical Equipment All Disabilities locations across virginia 540-777-4929 Mobility rehabilitation equipment to help people regain their mobility and independence. Donate your equipment here. wheelchairs walkers bath bench seat cushions canes FREE www.free-foundation.org/
Elderly Financial Financial Advice Free tax preparation service for low and moderate income with special attention to those 60 and older. www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/
All Ages Online Resources Cancer American Cancer Society - serves as a resource for specific information on cancer. Local-based voluntary organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. www.cancer.org
All Ages Online Resources Respiratory American Lung Association - mission is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. They aim to see a world free of lung disease. www.lungvirginia.org
All Ages Online Resources Volunteer American Red Cross - Top of Virginia Chapter. They prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. www.redcross.org/topofva
Children Transitioning Education Apple Country Head Start - prepares children from Clarke Frederick & Winchester Counties to meet their future school experiences and to provide their families with comprehensive support services. www.acheadstart.org
All Ages Online Resources Volunteer Big Brothers Big Sisters - Winchester/Frederick/Clarke Counties. Mission is to help children facing adversity reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring. www.bbbswinchester.org
All Ages Therapy All Disabilities Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship - mission is to provide life enhancing equine-related activities for persons with disabling conditions. www.brcth.org
All Ages Provider Hospice Blue Ridge Hospice - mission is to make quality end of life care available to families facing serious illness and support anyone in the community affected by death dying and loss. blueridgehospice.org
All Ages Housing Solutions General Support Opportunities Blue Ridge Housing Network - working for safe decent and affordable housing through community cooperation. www.brhn.net
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Blue Ridge Legal Services is committed to eliminating poverty-based inequities in the civil justice system by providing high-quality legal advice and representation to low-income residents of their service area. www.BRLS.org
All Ages Transitioning All Disabilities Blue Ridge Opportunities - mission is to provide assessments vocational training and job placement services for people with disabilities. www.BRopportunities.org
Children Supports Available All Disabilities Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley - mission is to enable all young people especially those who need them the most to reach their full potential as productive caring and responsible citizens. www.bgcnsv.org
All Ages Support Group Brain Injury Brain Injury Association of Virginia - Northern Shenandoah Valley: the voice of brain injury through help hope and healing. www.biav.net
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Catholic Charities - Diocese of Arlington. Bringing hope and practical assistance to all in need. www.ccda.net
All Ages Housing Solutions Community Housing Partners - mission is to acquire sell finance own manage maintain construct improve and rehabilitate housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. 540-955-5630 www.communityhousingpartners.org
All Ages Support Group Crisis Concern Hotline - mission is to comfort calm and inform people in crisis by providing compassionate listening crisis intervention suicide prevention and information and referral via 24/7 telephone hotline. www.concernhotline.com
All Ages Support Group Diabetes Diabetes Management Program - Valley Health: serves the regional community by educating and supporting individuals with or at risk or diabetes and their family members. www.valleyhealthlink.com
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice disAbility Law Center of Virginia - protects and advances legal human and civil rights of persons with disabilities and combats and prevents abuse neglect and discrimination. www.vopa.state.va.us
All Ages Support Group Faith in Action: through the compassionate and reliable service of volunteer drivers they provide free door-to-door transportation to individuals who lack the means to access non-emergency health care. 540-536-1006 www.faithinaction-nsv.org/
All Ages Support Group Fish of Clarke County - provides food clothing financial assistance and special transportation to the needy of Clarke County. 540-955-1823 www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/foodbank.cgi?foodbank=6999
All Ages Support Group Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley - provides the gift of health to those in need. www.fmcwinchester.org
All Ages Housing Solutions Habitat for Humanity of Page County - mission is to build simple decent affordable housing for qualified low-income families in Page County. 540-743-7879 pagecountyhabitat.webs.com/
All Ages Housing Solutions Habitat for Humanity ReStore - provides as a Christian ministry decent affordable housing for those in need and to make a positive impact on the community. www.winchesterrestore.com
All Ages Housing Solutions Habitat for Humanity of Shenandoah County - a non-denominational Christian organization that builds affordable houses for families in need with volunteers from all faiths and walks of life. www.shencohfh.org
All Ages Housing Solutions Habitat for Humanity of Warren County - a non-denominational Christian organization that builds affordable houses for families in need with volunteers from all faiths and walks of life. www.warrencountyhabitat.org
All Ages Housing Solutions Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County - a non-denominational Christian organization that builds affordable houses for families in need with volunteers from all faiths and walks of life. www.habitatwfc.org
Elderly Support Group Hampshire County Committee on Aging - provides social support services in-home nutrition transportation and adult day care services to the elderly of Hampshire County. www.aginginhampshire.us
All Ages Transitioning Developmental Disabilities The Hampshire County Special Services Center - expands horizons for people with developmental disabilities in the areas of work evaluation training rehabilitation and therapeutic consultant services. 304-822-7062 www.facebook.com/pages/Hampshire-County-Special-Services-Center/20015014
All Ages Support Group Healthy Families of Shenandoah Valley - provides education and support for all families to promote healthy births and continued nurturing for children. 540-459-8558 www.healthyfamiliesshenandoah.com
All Ages Housing Solutions Help With Housing - improves the quality of life for low-income elderly and disabled residents who live in substandard housing by assisting them with necessary repairs improvements and accessibility modifications. www.helpwithhousing.org
Children Housing Solutions Henry & William Evans Home for Children - provides the love security private resources and guidance of a family in a group home setting to homeless children or those who have been abused physically and/or sexually. www.evanshome.org
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Highland Memorial Presbyterian Church Food Pantry - promotes nourishing food to the needy families of the community. 540-662-0809 www.highland-pres.org/
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Lord Fairfax Area Food Bank - obtains and efficiently distributes nutritious foods and other products to member agencies while developing programs and partnerships to help eliminate hunger. www.brafb.org
All Ages Support Group March of Dimes Foundation - mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects premature birth and infant mortality. www.marchofdimes.com
All Ages Support Group Cardiovascular Disease Mended Little Hearts of the Shenandoah Valley - provides hope and support to children families and caregivers impacted by congenital heart defects in order to extend and improve quality of life. www.shenandoahvalley.mendedlittlehearts.net
All Ages Support Group Mental Health The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Winchester - provides support education and advocacy for individuals their families and others most affected by mental illness. www.naminsv.org/
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Open Door Food Pantry - provides food to needy persons and families. 540-740-8025 www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/foodbank.cgi?foodbank=10509
All Ages Support Group Emergency Page One of Page County - helps those less fortunate in the county with emergency situations. 540-743-4357 www.vapageone.org/
All Ages Support Group RMH Childcare Connection - mission is to improve health and well being through education and support for families and child care providers. www.RMHonline.com
Children Housing Solutions Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville - creates finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children as well as provide low-cost lodging for those out-of-town families. www.rmhcharlottesville.org
All Ages Healthcare Shenandoah County Free Clinic - provides compassionate and competent health care to Shenandoah County residents who otherwise could not afford it and who are making a sincere effort to help themselves and their families. www.shencofreeclinic.org
All Ages Healthcare Dental Shenandoah Dental Clinic - provides compassionate dental services to pediatric Medicaid recipients and other low-income under-insured individuals from Shenandoah County who have limited access to oral healthcare. www.shencofreeclinic.org
All Ages Healthcare Shenandoah Valley Compassionate Pharmacy - provides free chronic medications to persons who qualify for pharmaceutical company patient assistance programs. 540-722-2021 www.manta.com/c/mw237d2/shenandoah-valley-compassionate-pharmacy
All Ages Support Group Skyline Community Action Partnership - mission is to improve the lives of low-income children by involving parents in the total operation and administration of the Head Start program. www.skylinecap.org
Children Support Group Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley - helps children enter school healthy and prepared to succeed. www.valleysmartbeginnings.org
Children Support Group Cancer Special Love - Camp Fantastic - provides year-round programs for children with cancer as well as a community of support for parents and families. www.speciallove.org
All Ages Healthcare Volunteer St. Luke Community Clinic is a non-profit community-based org of volunteers and staff committed to providing access to quality health care services to low-income uninsured residents of Front Royal/Warren County. www.saintlukeclinic.org
All Ages Support Group Autism Virginia Autism Resource Center - collaborates with individuals families professionals and agencies to build knowledge and skills so those with autism spectrum disorders can live learn and work in the community. www.varc.org
All Ages Financial Financial Advice Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is for people with low income people with disabilities seniors and others who need special help. Free assistance with filing your taxes. www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers
All Ages Housing Solutions Winchester Office of Housing - 535-2886. www.winchesterva.gov/dss/housing-choice-voucher-program
All Ages Housing Solutions Blue Ridge Housing Network: Housing for Shenandoah Page and Warren Counties.. blueridgehousingnetwork.org/
All Ages Provider All Disabilities St. Francis Service Dogs is a non-profit organization that assists children and adults with disabilities become more independent and self-sufficient through partnership with a professionally trained service dog. www.saintfrancisdogs.org/
All Ages Support Group All Disabilities The Disability Resource Community is designed for those w disabilities their families and caregivers that fill the void that exists in providing accessible relevant disability-focused info in one place. disabilityresource.org/
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Education attorneys for special needs specialize in IEPS due process mediation bullying. Belkowitz Law. Located in Fairfax VA. 703-246-9272
All Ages Healthcare Dental 1-888-912-3456 pregnant women age 21 and over enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS Orthodontia services for Medicaid FAMIS and FAMIS Plus children Coverage for limited medically necessary oral surgery adults age 21+ www.coverva.org/programs_smiles.cfm
All Ages Information Specialists & Therapists Search for Specialists & Therapists AT Rehab PT OT Speech etc. in your area Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America www.resna.org
All Ages Information All Disabilities Mental Health Self-Determination Podcasts contains presentations from an April 2009 summit. www.cmhsrp.uic.edu/nrtc/summit2009/summit-products.asp
All Ages Supports Available Autism With The Autism Source Resource Database search nationwide autism-related services and supports by location or service type. www.autismsource.org/
Children Information Autism Child Development Institute Parenting Today shows how to talk to kids about tragedies in the media. childdevelopmentinfo.com/parenting/talk-to-kids-media-violence.shtml
Children Information Autism Child Development Institute Parenting Today shows how to talk to children about violence. childdevelopmentinfo.com/parenting/talk-to-kids-violence.shtml
Children Information Autism Parent Tips: Death and Grieving via Pathfinders for Autism. www.pathfindersforautism.org/articles/view/parent-tips-death-and-grieving
Children Information How to talk to children with autism about death by Jennifer Cerbasi. www.foxnews.com/health/2012/02/10/how-to-talk-to-children-with-autism-about-death/
All Ages Transitioning All Disabilities Money follows the person has information about moving from an institution to the community. www.olmsteadva.com
Elderly Supports Available Virginia Department for the Aging fosters the independence and well-being of older Virginians and supports their caregivers through leadership advocacy and oversight of state and community programs. www.vda.virginia.gov/
All Ages Social Security Virginia Department of Social Services programs and services help people triumph over poverty abuse and neglect achieve self-sufficiency and shape strong futures for themselves their families and their communities. www.dss.virginia.gov/
All Ages Information All Disabilities Behavioral Health and Developmental Services serve children and adults who have—or who are at risk of—mental illness serious emotional disturbance intellectual disabilities or substance abuse disorders. www.dbhds.virginia.gov/
Elderly Supports Available All Disabilities Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services has information about various community and work supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. www.vadrs.org/
All Ages Supports Available All Disabilities Virginia Board for People with Disabilities has information about supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. www.vaboard.org/
All Ages Supports Available Hearing Loss The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has information about supports for individuals with hearing loss. www.vddhh.org/
All Ages Supports Available Vision Loss The Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired has information about supports available for individuals with vision loss. www.vdbvi.org/
All Ages Online Resources The Council of Community Services primarily focuses on planning for health and human services as well as linking people with community resources. councilofcommunityservices.org/
Elderly Supports Available American Cancer Society provides medicine transportation and funds for adults with cancer. www.cancer.org
All Ages Supports Available Osteoarthritis The Arthritis Foundation has information and education services community programs research support and fundraising available. www.arthritis.org/
All Ages Supports Available Brain Injury Brain Injury Association of America provides information on brain injury referral to resources education and advocacy. www.biav.net
All Ages Information Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy of Virginia serves all persons with CP and other developmental disabilities. Has information referrals advocacy technology resources and more! cerebralpalsyofvirginia.org/
Children Information All Disabilities Celebrating Special Children is here to provide parents and professionals with the necessary information to ensure that children with disabilities realize their fullest potential. www.celebratingspecialchildren.org/
All Ages Support Group ADHD & ADD Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (C.H.A.D.D.)has times for support group meetings for parents and adults. www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=650&p=about
Children Supports Available ADHD & ADD Childsavers is a nonprofit agency that provides services for children exposed to violence and other traumatic events. childsavers.org/
All Ages Information All Disabilities Commonwealth Parenting Center helps families help themselves through support education and skill development. commonwealthparenting.org/
All Ages Support Group Celiac Disease Support group for persons with Celiac Sprue and family members. www.csaceliacs.info/csa_chapter_87.jsp
All Ages SSI & SSDI Celiac Disease WIC-Women Infants and Children Program–If your child is eligible for Medicaid and has a nutritional risk they may qualify to receive WIC benefits which covers basic nutrition needs for children ages 0-5. www.vdh.state.va.us/ofhs/DCN/
Children Supports Available All Disabilities This Google Document has information on PIP (Partners in Policy-making) and YLF (Youth Leadership Forum). docs.google.com/document/d/1yF0vWJ0DOxBFpjEaPR9TGDveu5_NZUTZtnEtG0brcps/edit
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