Special education RESOURCES for Parents

Parent Information Relating to Special Education

All these opportunities are FREE unless noted.  
In most cases you must register if registration information is provided.

The FCPS Parent Resource Center (PRC) helps parents of students with disabilities.  It sponsors workshops, has a lending library, and has Parent Liaisons to help parents solve problems.   2334 Gallows Rd. Rm 105, Dunn Loring    English:  703-204-3941  Espanol: 703-204-3955  The PRC can often provide translation services for their events into Spanish, Arabic, or other languages if you contact them well in advance.

When other events become available they will be posted at:
https://fairfaxcountysepta.org/upcoming-community-events/

Summer Camp Guide for Students with Special Needs
Assembled by FCPS; includes a wide variety of public and private options.
To request a copy:  email prc@fcps.edu   or 703-204-3941

Support Groups for Parents
Alpha Moms  This support group for adoptive parents meets monthly in McLean.  
Contact:  robin4brady@gmail.com

CHADD: Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  
Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group  4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm
Contact:  Jenny  ADHDParentMountVernon@gmail.com   703 472-4678
West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group   1st & 3rd Tues. of each month at 7:30 pm Contact:  Sharon  clintob@aol.com  703 716-4646 

CSB Family Support Group at Gatlan Center  2nd and 4th Wed. of each month 6-8 pm in Alexandria Contact:  Samar.Chwairy@fairfaxcounty.gov 703-799-2882

D.A.D.S.  Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome 3rd Thur. each month, 7-9 pm in Alexandria; and last Wed. of each month in Tysons at 7-9 pm  Contact:  rich_westhoff@hotmail.com   571-490-1268

Fairfax Juvenile Court Parent Support Group for problems including runaway behavior, truancy, alcohol/drug abuse, and serious behavioral problems at home, at school, or in the community. 7:30 pm every Tues. Room 201.1 Fairfax County Courthouse  703-246-2495

JCCNV Special Needs Parent Support Group  1st Wed. each month, 7:00–8:30 pm  
Contact:  Melissa at MelissaH@jccnv.org Cost: $15 per meeting. 

NAMI:  National Alliance on Mental Illness builds better lives for those affected by mental illness.
Fairfax Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Thur. of each month  7:30-9:00 pm
Contact:  Heather    daviesva@gmail.com  or  703-362-4985
Springfield Family Support Group  meets the 4th Thur. of each month 7:00-8:30 pm
Contact:  Heather    daviesva@gmail.com  or  703-362-4985

OCD Family Support Group   1st Mon. of each month, 7:30 pm  
Contact:  familygroupocd@verizon.net   or  202 215-5859

POAC: Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia  
Bimonthly Support Group  Contact:  Nicole Zupan at nicizupan@gmail.com

Padres de hoy -- Support group in Spanish
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8 pm Brookside FACE Ctr. 601 Four Mile Run Trail, Alexandria
Call 703-824-6865 to register.  Free childcare. 

Northern Virginia Tourette Support Group meets the 2nd Sunday of each month at noon at the Chantilly Public Library.  Contact:  mark.bramer@gmail.com    

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STENWOOD ELEMENTARY

2620 Gallows Road
Vienna, VA 22180
Office: 703-208-7600
Attendance: 703-208-7676

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Principal: Peggy Dammeyer
Asst. Principal: Erica Riley

K-6 SCHOOL HOURS
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-3:25 pm

MORNING PRESCHOOL HOURS
Mon- Fri (AM): 9:05 - 12:25

AFTERNOON PRESCHOOL HOURS
Mon-Fri (PM): 12:30 - 3:50

 Late Openings/Early Closings