I’m Determined Youth Summit Application

The Youth and Parent Summit is a two-day event held each June and sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and the Partnership for People with Disabilities. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth meet to network and discuss issues of importance to youth and young adults with disabilities.

When: June 13-15, 2018

Where: James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Who: Virginia youth with disabilities ages 13-21 and parent(s)

Application Due Date: 5:00 pm on March 9th, 2018

Reference Due Date: 5:00 pm on March 12th, 2018

Applications will be reviewed and acceptance letters will be emailed by March 31st.

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Central Virginia Exceptional Family Fair

September 10, 2016
9:30AM – 12:30PM
Children’s Museum of Richmond (CMoR)
2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with the Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) and the Center for Family Involvement (CFI), is holding a family fair in the Central Virginia region for parents of students with disabilities.

Your registration includes free “all day” admission to the CMoR for a family of up to 6 members.  At least one adult must accompany their children at all times.

Why you should attend:

  • Come hear keynote speaker Garrett Brumfield from “Overcome Yours.”  Garrett, who has cerebral palsy, will share a message of hope, change, and acceptance through sharing his story and the stories of others overcoming great obstacles.
  • Two mini “Parent Camp” sessions will give you the opportunity to talk about how we can all work more closely and collaboratively with schools and communities to improve outcomes for our children with disabilities.
  • Over 20 vendors (community agencies, service providers, parent resource centers, family organizations, service dogs, and more) will be available to share information and resources for families of children with disabilities.
  • Parent networking opportunities.

Space is limited to 200 participants and you must pre-register using the following Web link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/vdoefamilyfair or by calling the

Virginia Department of Education Parent Ombudsman at (804) 371-7420.


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