The Family Resource Center is Open All Summer!

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The Family Resource Center is Open All Summer!

We offer free webinars, confidential consultations, a lending library, and resources to help adults support the success of all students, including those with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities.

Our office hours are from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday. We encourage families and staff to make an appointment for consultations, especially when requiring an interpreter.

FCPS Family Resource Center
2334 Gallows Road, Room 105 (Door 1)
Dunn Loring, VA 22027

Contact Us

Call:    703-204-3941
Text:    571-496-8210
Email:  [email protected]

Books
  • Co-parenting 101 : helping your kids thrive in two households after divorce by Philyaw, Deesha.

  • Congrats -- you're having a teen! : strengthen your family and raise a good person by Ginsburg, Kenneth.
  • Eight setbacks that can make a child a success : what to do and what to say to turn "failures" into character-building moments by Icard, Michelle.
  • The frazzled parent : learning 19 essential skills to teach yourself and your pre-teen ADHD child to successfully navigate today's short attention span world by Hogan, Elaine.
  • It's not fair! : growing up with a sibling with PDA by Myszak, Jessica.

Webinars Digital Resources

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

Sibshops

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June Webinars SIBSHOPS: An Exciting, In-person Workshop for Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs!

The Sibshop workshops are for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in Fairfax County Public Schools who have siblings with special needs to:

  • Meet other siblings in a relaxed setting.
  • Celebrate the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of children with special needs.
  • Share sibling experiences and receive peer support.
  • Play games and have fun!

June 28, 2024, 9 a.m.- noon 

Leis Center (map)
7423 Camp Alger Ave 
Falls Church, VA 22042

Presented by FCPS School Social Work Services

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FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

Sibshops

Family Resource Center 1 month 2 weeks ago

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June Webinars SIBSHOPS: An Exciting, In-person Workshop for Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs!

The Sibshop workshops are for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in Fairfax County Public Schools who have siblings with special needs to:

  • Meet other siblings in a relaxed setting.
  • Celebrate the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of children with special needs.
  • Share sibling experiences and receive peer support.
  • Play games and have fun!

June 28, 2024, 9 a.m.- noon 

Leis Center (map)
7423 Camp Alger Ave 
Falls Church, VA 22042

Presented by FCPS School Social Work Services

Register for this event

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

Correction: May Webinars Open for Registration

Family Resource Center 2 months 2 weeks ago

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May Webinars are open for Registration Apego: Creando una relación con mi hijo donde se sienta seguro y protegido. (presentado en español)

Como ayudar a mi hijo a sentirse seguro en la relación que tiene con nosotros como padres.

Cuatro de los retos más comunes que puede presentar mi hijo durante su desarrollo emocional.

Estrategias para responder a estos retos sin afectar el desarrollo de un apego seguro.

Regístrate para este evento Link fixed

May 14 and 15 - Covid-19 (C19) Compensatory Services Partnership Between FCPS and Varsity Tutors

Join us for an information session about a new partnership between Fairfax County Schools (FCPS) and Varsity Tutors. This partnership will provide students with disabilities an additional opportunity to receive compensatory education as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic in accordance with their IEP.

Register for this event

Meet the Author Series: The Breakthrough Years
by Ellen Galinsky

Child development expert Ellen Galinsky challenges widely held assumptions about adolescents and offers new ways for parents and others to better understand and interact with them in a way that helps them thrive.

Galinsky’s Shared Solutions Framework and Possibilities Mindset show you how to:

  • turn daily conflicts into opportunities for problem-solving where both teens and parents feel listened to and respected

  • encourage positive risk-taking in your child like standing up for themselves, making new friends, and helping their communities

  • promote five essential executive function-based skills that can help them succeed now and in the future.

Join best-selling author, Ellen Galinksy, as she shares her latest research on raising thriving teens.

Register for this event

Behavior Solution Series for Secondary Families:
Taming the Teenaged Brain

Navigate the rollercoaster of teenage emotions with our training on behavior strategies, tailored to support you at home during those challenging adolescent years. We will provide practical insights and proven techniques to foster understanding and communication with your teenager.

Register for this event

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

May Webinars Open for Registration

Family Resource Center 2 months 2 weeks ago

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May Webinars are open for Registration Apego: Creando una relación con mi hijo donde se sienta seguro y protegido. (presentado en español)

Como ayudar a mi hijo a sentirse seguro en la relación que tiene con nosotros como padres.

Cuatro de los retos más comunes que puede presentar mi hijo durante su desarrollo emocional.

Estrategias para responder a estos retos sin afectar el desarrollo de un apego seguro.

Regístrate para este evento

May 14 and 15 - Covid-19 (C19) Compensatory Services Partnership Between FCPS and Varsity Tutors

Join us for an information session about a new partnership between Fairfax County Schools (FCPS) and Varsity Tutors. This partnership will provide students with disabilities an additional opportunity to receive compensatory education as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic in accordance with their IEP.

Register for this event

Meet the Author Series: The Breakthrough Years
by Ellen Galinsky

Child development expert Ellen Galinsky challenges widely held assumptions about adolescents and offers new ways for parents and others to better understand and interact with them in a way that helps them thrive.

Galinsky’s Shared Solutions Framework and Possibilities Mindset show you how to:

  • turn daily conflicts into opportunities for problem-solving where both teens and parents feel listened to and respected

  • encourage positive risk-taking in your child like standing up for themselves, making new friends, and helping their communities

  • promote five essential executive function-based skills that can help them succeed now and in the future.

Join best-selling author, Ellen Galinksy, as she shares her latest research on raising thriving teens.

Register for this event

Behavior Solution Series for Secondary Families:
Taming the Teenaged Brain

Navigate the rollercoaster of teenage emotions with our training on behavior strategies, tailored to support you at home during those challenging adolescent years. We will provide practical insights and proven techniques to foster understanding and communication with your teenager.

Register for this event

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

2024 FCPS Family Summit

Family Resource Center 3 months ago

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Welcome to the 2024 Family Summit: Safe, Supported, and Included!

Join us on April 20, 2024 at Marshall High School to ensure the safety, support, and inclusion of every member of our school community.

Our Family Summit is free and open to all families, educators and community members in the Fairfax County Public School division.

Date:

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Time:

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: 

Marshall High School

7731 Leesburg Pike

Falls Church, VA 22043 

Please enter through Door 13.

Registration is preferred, please take a moment to register for the 2024 Family Summit.

Online Special Education Resource Fair

Families with children who have disabilities are encouraged to explore the Online Special Education Resource Fair, launching on April 20th as a part of the 2024 Family Summit.

This virtual event will provide a diverse array of asynchronous videos designed specifically for families, educators, and community members seeking innovative ways to support their children. Furthermore, attendees can browse through an online exhibit hall showcasing resources from FCPS, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting students with disabilities.

As an added highlight, the fair will also unveil the winners of the 2024 First Class Awards, showcasing the exemplary employees of FCPS who model excellence in their work, create a positive impact for all students and work to create an inclusive environment. The link to the Special Education Resource Fair goes live on Saturday, April 20 and can be found on the 2024 Family Summit webpage.  

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

May Webinars Open for Registration

Family Resource Center 3 months 1 week ago

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May Webinars are open for Registration Apego: Creando una relación con mi hijo donde se sienta seguro y protegido. (presentado en español)

Como ayudar a mi hijo a sentirse seguro en la relación que tiene con nosotros como padres.

Cuatro de los retos más comunes que puede presentar mi hijo durante su desarrollo emocional.

Estrategias para responder a estos retos sin afectar el desarrollo de un apego seguro.

Regístrate para este evento

May 14 and 15 - Covid-19 (C19) Compensatory Services Partnership Between FCPS and Varsity Tutors

Join us for an information session about a new partnership between Fairfax County Schools (FCPS) and Varsity Tutors. This partnership will provide students with disabilities an additional opportunity to receive compensatory education as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic in accordance with their IEP.

Register for this event

Meet the Author Series: The Breakthrough Years
by Ellen Galinsky

Child development expert Ellen Galinsky challenges widely held assumptions about adolescents and offers new ways for parents and others to better understand and interact with them in a way that helps them thrive.

Galinsky’s Shared Solutions Framework and Possibilities Mindset show you how to:

  • turn daily conflicts into opportunities for problem-solving where both teens and parents feel listened to and respected

  • encourage positive risk-taking in your child like standing up for themselves, making new friends, and helping their communities

  • promote five essential executive function-based skills that can help them succeed now and in the future.

Join best-selling author, Ellen Galinksy, as she shares her latest research on raising thriving teens.

Register for this event

Behavior Solution Series for Secondary Families:
Taming the Teenaged Brain

Navigate the rollercoaster of teenage emotions with our training on behavior strategies, tailored to support you at home during those challenging adolescent years. We will provide practical insights and proven techniques to foster understanding and communication with your teenager.

Register for this event

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

*Correction Mathspace Mastery: Elevate Independent Learning and SOL Prep

Family Resource Center 3 months 2 weeks ago

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Mathspace Mastery: Elevate Independent Learning and SOL Prep *For Current Middle and High School

Join us to see how Mathspace fosters independent learning at every grade level! This informative session will highlight how your student can use Mathspace to independently tackle math challenges, perfectly aligned with their grade-level course. We will demonstrate how to use this tool to prepare for the Math SOL assessment. Don't miss this chance to boost your students' self-driven learning adventure!

Additionally, a new SOL task template will be auto-assigned, this year, to students for optional practice/study.

  • Presenter: Rhonda Davis, Mathspace, Head of Customer Success, North America and Jonathan Templin, Mathspace, Head of Sales, North America.
  • Date: April 16, 2024 Add to Your Calendar
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Format: Virtual

Register for this event

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

Mathspace Mastery: Elevate Independent Learning and SOL Prep

Family Resource Center 3 months 2 weeks ago

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Mathspace Mastery: Elevate Independent Learning and SOL Prep

Join us to see how Mathspace fosters independent learning at every grade level! This informative session will highlight how your student can use Mathspace to independently tackle math challenges, perfectly aligned with their grade-level course. We will demonstrate how to use this tool to prepare for the Math SOL assessment. Don't miss this chance to boost your students' self-driven learning adventure!

Additionally, a new SOL task template will be auto-assigned, this year, to students for optional practice/study.

  • Presenter: Rhonda Davis, Mathspace, Head of Customer Success, North America and Jonathan Templin, Mathspace, Head of Sales, North America.
  • Date: April 16, 2024 Add to Your Calendar
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Format: Virtual

Register for this event

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

Correction April is Autism Acceptance Month 

Family Resource Center 3 months 2 weeks ago

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April is Autism Acceptance Month 

This year, the National Institute of Mental Health is providing resources in honor of Autism Acceptance Month.  These resources highlight and focus on inclusivity and connectedness and honor the unique perspectives of people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

ASD is known as a “spectrum” disorder because there is wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms people experience. 

Today, April 2, 2024 is World Autism Day.

  Resources for Autism Acceptance Month:

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

April is Autism Acceptance Month 

Family Resource Center 3 months 2 weeks ago

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April is Autism Acceptance Month 

This year, the National Institute of Mental Health is providing resources in honor of Autism Acceptance Month.  These resources highlight and focus on inclusivity and connectedness and honor the unique perspectives of people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

ASD is known as a “spectrum” disorder because there is wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms people experience. 

This year, Nation Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) provides resources  in honors of Autism Acceptance Month. is celebrating Autism Acceptance Month, which focuses on inclusivity and connectedness and honors the unique perspectives of people living with ASD. 

Resources for Autism Acceptance Month:

FCPS Family Resource Center
Web | Email: [email protected] | Phone: 703-204-3941

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