Visit Our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Section ⇒


Resources for Parents

(757) 668-7132
Below is a list of resources from CHKD, as well as additional online resources for parents of children with special needs.

Transition Resources

Guardianship/Alternatives to Guardianship

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Disease Specific Organizations


Please note: You will need to install Webex Meetings to view the webinars listed below. Download Webex Meetings here.

July 27, 2020

Topic: Guardianship vs. Alternatives to Guardianship - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
Presenter: Dana Traynham, Disability Law Center of Virginia 
How to Decide ... Who Decides When I Can't Decide?

    July 28, 2020

    Topic: Special Needs Trusts - Special Needs Trust
    Presenter: Pearl Hartley, Caring Consulting
    Special Needs Trusts

      Topic: ABLE Accounts - ABLEnow 
      Presenter: Gabriella Barnes, ABLEnow
      ABLE Accounts

        July 29, 2020

        Topic: Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), Secondary Dependency Program for Incapacitated Adults and Extended Health Benefits for Military Dependents Over the Age of 21 - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
        Presenters: Loris Velez Acevedo and Darlene Newsom, Military
        EFMP PDF.jpg
        Secondary Dependency Program

          July 30, 2020

          Topic: Project SEARCH and Customized Employment for Individuals with Significant Disabilities - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
          Presenter: Martin Kurylowski, Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
          Project SEARCH and Customized Employment

            July 31, 2020

            Topic: Wrap up - Individual experiences accessing the services discussed throughout the week - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
            Presenter: Individuals and Family Members

            Useful Links

            Additional Resources for Parents

            (757) 668-7132