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Learning Module: An Introduction to the Student Support and Special Education Processes

Navigating the process, and tips on how to prepare for student suppport team and special education meetings and collaboration

Learning Module: Your Child's IEP - What Parents Need to Know

The IEP process and important information

2023-24 Session Recordings

Suicide Prevention Awareness Session: 9.26.23

Dr. Ricia Weiner, School Psychologist, Washington-Liberty High School
Mr. Greg Myers, School Psychologist, Wakefield High School

Additional Resources

988 Hotline
If you or someone you know is in emotional distress, 988 is a free resource available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

Parenting in the Age of Anxiety: Counterintuitive, but Effective Strategies

Presented by:

Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change

Presentation Slides

PAPER: Parent Information Session; November, 2023

Presented by: Ms. Brittany McEachcron, Account Manager, PAPER

Session Resources:
Parent Webinars


APS Library Services Parent Information Session: 12.7.23

APS Library Services provides many eBooks and databases for students to use while at school and outside of school hours. This session addresses how parents/caregivers can support student learning with these resources.
Presented by Amy Hailey, APS Library Services Supervisor
December 7, 2023

PreK to Kindergarten Transition for Students with Disabilities: 1.23.24

Presented by: Karen Agate, APS Child Find Coordinator, and Gina DeSalvo, Special Education Coordinator/Parent Resource Center
January 23, 2024

Presentation Slides

Resource Links:


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Presented by Michael Swisher, Parent & Community Engagement Specialist with 鶹 Childrens Behavioral Health Bureau

Spanish Session Materials

Understanding Section 504

Understanding Section 504
April 19, 2024
Presented by: Jenny Lambdin, EdS, NCSP School Psychologist & Section 504 Coordinator

Presentation slides
(select English or Spanish audio)
Passcode: HtnH!2xN

Session Resources

  • APS Section 504 Website:?/student-services/section-504/;??
  • VDOE Assessment Accommodations:??
  • VDOEs Section 504 – Keys to Implementation in Virginias Schools:??
  • Protecting Student’s with Disabilities:???
  • Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section?504:????
  • Supporting Students with Disabilities:???
  • Perry Zirkel:???
  • Office of Civil Rights:??
  • 504 Plans – A Guide for Families:???
  • Parent Resource Center Introduction to the Student Support?and Special Education Process?online learning module:?/parent-resource-center/an-introduction-to-special-education/

Autism Disclosure: When, How & Why to Talk with Your Child about their autism diagnosis and how it affects them

Presentation Slides

Session Recording: Coming Soon

Session Resources

Adolescent Depression: May 14, 2024

May 14, 2024
Presented by: Ms. Chana Engel, CRNP

Presentation Slides
: Passcode: cTCsY0R@

About the Presenter:
Chana Engel, CRNP (she/her/hers) is a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who completed her BS/MS in nursing with a focus on Child, Adolescent, and Family Mental Health at Columbia University and her undergraduate degree in Studies in Neuroscience, from Boston University. Chana has worked within the Emotion and Development Branch (EDB) of the NIMH since 2010.

High School Students and Executive Functioning

May 20, 2024

Presentation Team:

  • Solange Caovon-Hornbake, School Psychologist
  • Frida Krachenfels, Student Support Coordinator
  • Lori Ockerman, School Psychologist
  • Kelly Pendleton, School Psychologist

Presentation Slides

Passcode: kFFNrS#8

Session Resources

Middle School Students and Executive Functioning

May 21, 2024

Presentation Team:

  • Tessa Charles, School Psychologist
  • Dr. Matt Gavin, Student Support Coordinator
  • Amy Nemeth, School Psychologist
  • Meggie Scogna, Student Support Coordinator
  • Brooke Zeller, School Psychologist

Presentation Slides

Passcode: Sk9^%g#4

Additional Videos

PRC Learning Sessions Videos & Resources

NOVA VISION Conference
May 24, 2023
Presenter: Tracy Bell

Presentation Slides
Session Agenda

Session Resources

Virtual AAC Spring 2023 Supper Club

Panelists: LJ Seiff, Student; Shevina Adams, General Education Teacher; Caitlin Davies, Special Education Teacher; Belinda Folb, General Education Teacher; Brandi Horton, Parent; and Annie Vincent, Special Education Teacher

  • Get to know the community: Come meet other AAC users and their families and hear their experiences with AAC.
  • Join our panel as they answer your questions about AAC use and implementation across school and home.
  • Explore Resources: Find out what resources are available to you and your family within APS.

Autism Parent Series: Self-Determination
April 19, 2023
Presented by: Ms. Deborah Hammer

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Use
March 13, 2023
Presented by: Ms. Jennifer Sexton, MA, CSAC, FAC, QMHP, CSAM, APS Substance Abuse Counselor

Substance Use and Neurodiverse Kids
Presented by: Dr. Mila Vascones-Gatski

AAC Virtual Supper Club featuring James Falahee
February 15, 2023

Medicaid Waivers: Supports for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities
February 6, 2023

Medicaid Waiver Presentation Slides
Session Resources

  • Managing Your Waiver Services:
  • Medicaid Benefits:
  • Waiver Eligibility Assessments C VIDES
    • ?

PreK to Kindergarten Transition Session
January 25-26, 2023
Presenters: Karen Agate, Child Find Coordinator, and Kathleen Donovan, Parent Resource Center Coordinator

PreK to K 2023 Presentation Slides
PreK to K Session Resources
鶹 Public Schools Kindergarten Program Information

What to Expect in the APS Kindergarten Program

In person Elementary School Information Sessions:

  • Each elementary school will offer an?in-person information session?for families in?February and March, 2023.
  • Learn about each school, connect with staff, and ask questions.

Understanding Your Student’s Social Emotional Learning Survey Results
January 19, 2023

Presenter: Elise Kenney-Caldwell, Director of Counseling, Williamsburg Middle School

January 17, 2023
Presenter: Jennifer Lambdin, School Psychologist C Ashlawn Elementary School and Section 504 Coordinator C 鶹 Public Schools

Autism 101
December 1, 2022
Presenters: Deborah Hammer, Laura DePatch and Erin Donohue, Autism/Low Incidence Disability Specialists
Featured Guest: Justin Boatner

Autism 101 Presentation Slides

Regional Crisis Services
November 29, 2022
Presenters: Jamii Prem Das, Bureau Director, Children’s Behavioral Health; Arnecia Moody, Client Services Entry Bureau Director, Behavioral Health; Suzanne Schuler (Emergency Services); India Diggins (Emergency Services); Andrea Trace (Diversion First); and, Kara Chevlin (CR2); Liv O’Neal (REACH); Laura Clark (PRS; Regional Crisis Call Center)
Regional Crisis Services Presentation Slides
Session Recording:

REACH Brochure
REACH Brochure – Spanish
CR2 Brochure
CR2 Brochure – Spanish

What is Neurodiversity?
October 19, 2022
Presenters: Deborah Hammer, Erin Donohue and Laura DePatch, Autism/Low-Incidence Disability Specialists
Session slides
Session recording:
Deborah Hammer’s Resources and Book List

Suicide Prevention and Awareness:?What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know
September 30, 2022
Presenters: Paulette Rigali, Ed.S., NCSP and Margarita Zwisler, MSW
Session slides
Session recording:

, May 12, 2022
Presented by: Amy Cannava, Ed.S., NCSP, Wakefield High School

April 20, 2021

April 15, 2021
Presented by Deborah Hammer, Autism/Low-Incidence Disability Specialist


February 2, 2021



October 28, 2020

APS Dyslexia Conference 2020

Supporting a Student with More Than Dyslexia
October 10, 2020
Dr. Brian Razzino Session Handouts
Lexia Core5 Reading
October 13, 2020
Dr. Suzanne Carreker
Practical Strategies for Parents
October 16, 2020
Kelley HynerDr. Donna McConnell Parent Resource Document
Read&Write Literacy Software
October 29, 2020
Sandra Stoppel; Dr. Lauren Bonnet; Marbea Tammaro Read&Write Agenda with HyperlinksPresentation Slides

Sep 24, 2020


A Sense of Calm C Presented by Deborah Hammer

Many thanks to our wonderful colleague, Deborah Hammer for sharing her time and expertise with us.
View?A Sense of Calm?presentation slides

: October 14, 2019