Before your child’s 18 month appointment we recommend watching the Early Signs of Autism Video, and completing the MCHAT to help you identify any signs your child may be exhibiting, and better communicate any concerns you may have with your child’s doctor.
0 to 3 Years Old
Children with developmental delays from 0-3 years of age
2 to 5 Years Old
Children with developmental delays from 2-5 years of age
Children with developmental delays Special Education
CHADD – Link to educational information and support for children and adults with attention-Deficit and hyperactivity
Medication Guide – Medication Guides for Parents (ADD, ADHD, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder).
These guides are written to help parents understand the medications used to treat ADD, ADHD, Depression and other conditions. ADHD Med Guide is also available in Spanish.
FPS Parent Resource Center – Parent Resource Centers provide resources and educational materials to support the progress of children with special needs
P.E.A.T.C. – PEATC partners with school and communities to improve the lives of children with special needs. Resources and free events.
Austism Society: NOVA – Support and resources for families in the Northern VA area.
Autism Speaks Toolkit – Evidence based tool kits to guide parents with a child with Autism in specific areas.
Parents of Autistic Children of NoVA – Support and resources, news and events feed for upcoming activities in the Northern VA area.
Early Signs of Autism – Early Signs of Autism Video
The Hanen Centre – an online resource for parenting guidance for typically developing and special needs children.
The Arc of VA – a non-profit organization that promotes and protects the rights of people with disabilities. Specific assistance with financial planning, Medicaid waivers and advocacy is available.
Zero to Three – A wonderful source for books ands literature on typical development and managing behavioral challenges.
Medicaid Waivers – Medicaid is a joint federal-state program where individuals with disabilities can receive financial assistance for services.
Autism Navigator – an online resource for learning about Autism and interventions.