Providing Quality Legal Services for Individuals & Families in Northern Virginia
There are a variety of resources available in our area for parents of children with disabilities, and a host of websites that provide information on conditions, treatment options, and support groups.

The Arc of Northern Virginia offers education and referrals, workshops, overviews of area resources, and serves as a clearinghouse of information for families of and individuals with disabilities.

The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia is a community-based resource and advocacy center which is managed by and for people with disabilities. ECNV promotes an independent living philosophy, coupled with equal access for all persons with disabilities.

Legal Services of Northern Virginia is a non-profit law firm offering free legal services to low-income families in our area, and can assist when families face the loss of a critical need such as shelter, food, or employment.

Virginia maintains a listing of all current agencies assisting persons with disabilities

Virginia Easy Access is a website designed to locate local services available to persons with disabilities and the elderly, including housing, job training, and financial assistance.

The Virginia Office for Protection & Advocacy offers state assistance for disability-related issues such as abuse, neglect, or discrimination.

The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities strives to assist persons with disabilities succeed in the community through advocacy & outreach.

The Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services works to provide employment training and opportunities for persons with disabilities.

The Virginia Department for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing works to reduce the communication barriers between persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who are hearing, including family members, service providers, and the general public.

The Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired has a mission statement of empowering blind, visually impaired, and blind individuals to achieve their maximum level of employment, education, and personal independence.

Additionally, there are hundreds of national organizations, including:

The Autism Society of America operates a website offering educational materials on Autism and Autism spectrum disorders, referral services, and community support.

United Cerebral Palsy’s website offers educational information on disabilities and federal laws, assistance for individuals seeking employment, and help and support resources for parents and caregivers.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have available opportunities to succeed in school, work and life.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation strives to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis, and works to improve the lives of children and families through support and coping techniques.

The National Down Syndrome Society works to benefit people with Down Syndrome through education and advocacy.