Page Index


Federal Government

Department of Health and Human Services - Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Provides information and links of interest to families dealing with developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, hearing loss and vision impairment.

Social Security Administration - Provides information and links related to Social Security Programs, including SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and Disability.


State Government

Department of Education, Division of Special Education and Student Services - Provides numerous links of interest to parents, including both Federal and State laws-regulations-policies related to Special Education, information on general special education programs and disability-specific programs information.

Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) - Provides information and links related to healthcare issues, including Medicaid, prescription assistance programs, etc.

Sponsored Placement Program - Our Sponsored Placement Program allows individuals with Intellectual Disability the opportunity to live and work in their own communities with a family that best matches the individuals personality and needs. Individuals determined to be best served in a family setting are matched with compatible foster families.

Rappahannock Area Community Services Board - Parent Education-Infant Development (PE-ID) is an Early Intervention Program administered by RACSB for infants and toddlers with developmental delays aged birth to 36 months who live in the City of Fredericksburg or the Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The purpose of the program is to provide help to parents of infants with developmental delays so further problems can be avoided and delays minimized.


Local Area Schools

Fredericksburg City Public Schools

Resources for Parents

Community Resources

Spotsylvania County Public Schools

Office of Special Services

Spotsylvania County Schools Parent Resources - Provides numerous links to national and state websites related to the developmentally disabled

Stafford County Public Schools

Office Resources of Special Services Stafford County Schools Parent - Provides Workshops for parents and educators, Newsletters, Referral services, Lending Library, Support

King George County Public Schools

Office of Special Services

King George County Schools Parent Resources - Provides numerous links to national and state websites related to the developmentally disabled.

Caroline County Public Schools

Special Education


State, Local and Other Resources

The Arc of Virginia

Autism Support Group of Fredericksburg

Interactive Autism Network - IAN's goal is to facilitate research that will lead to advancements in understanding and treating autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). To accomplish this goal, we created the IAN Community and IAN Research

OnCall+ Autism Center - Where visitors can find answers to questions on autism answered by medical experts from prestigious medical centers across the country. The site includes over 200 common questions and answers about autism answered by knowledgeable professionals in the field, such as "What is an Autism Spectrum Disorder?", "What is an IEP?", and "Is Autism Present from Birth?". The Q&A's are broken down into the following categories: The Basics, Risk Factors, Symptoms and Diagnosis, Treatment, and Living with Autism.

Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Commonwealth Autism Service

Department of Rehabilitative Services

ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia

Learning Disabilities Association of Virginia

Partnership for People with Disabilities

PEATC Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

Special Olympics Virginia

Area 11 Special Olympics

Virginia Autism Resource Center

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities

Virginia Guardianship Association

Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy

Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

Rappahannock United Way

Rappahannock Goodwill Industries

Child Development Center

National Resources

The Arc of The United States

Autism Network for Dietary Intervention

Autism Speaks

Autism Society of America

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)