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601 Catoctin Circle, NE
Leesburg, VA 20176 United States

August 2019

Futures Planning morning: Back in the Groove: Tools for a Smooth Reentry to a New School Year

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
ALLY Center,, 601 Catoctin Circle, NE
Leesburg, VA 20176 United States
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Presented by FFF's Director, Kelly Henderson. Note content from this morning session will be covered in an evening session at FFF's Fairfax Office (register for that at https://reentrytools.eventbrite.com/) .  Thanks to the ALLY Center for inviting FFF to present this Futures Planning session! Kick off new school year preparation with Formed Families Forward. Enjoy a relaxed morning with other parents and caregivers as we get creative with tools for laying the groundwork for a successful start to the school year.…

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September 2019

Collaborating and Communicating with Schools to Build Resilience in Children Impacted by Trauma

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
ALLY Center,, 601 Catoctin Circle, NE
Leesburg, VA 20176 United States
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Children and youth exposed to trauma and traumatic stress are more likely to struggle with behavioral, academic and social success.  Families can take steps to address the impact of trauma and help build resilience.  These steps are much more effective when taken in collaboration with schools that facilitate open communication approaches.  This session offers a brief overview of childhood trauma and suggests strategies for building relationships between families and schools to build skills.  Join Kelly Henderson, Ph.D., Executive Director of…

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December 2019

*Loudoun Connect: Critical Decision Points for Families of Children with Special Needs

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm EST
ALLY Center,, 601 Catoctin Circle, NE
Leesburg, VA 20176 United States
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Throughout your child’s school career, especially if your child requires an IEP or has special needs, there are certain decisions you will need to make along the way. In 2014 the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD) identified specific challenges for families, and the timeframe in which they need to be addressed. The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) then developed and implemented a parent training program to help guide families to what to be aware of and when as…

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