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Armstrong PTA Health & Wellness Committee

The PTA Health and Wellness committee is a group of Armstrong parent volunteers whose goal is to educate Armstrong kids about the importance of exercise/active play, eating a balanced diet of real foods, sleep, and preventive health habits.

Real Food For Kids

Learn more here.

Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia

The IDEA is a federal law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. This document provides a through explanation of how to create an IEP, choose services, assess teachers' qualification and anything else that will affect the education of a child with disability.  

Educating Children with Disabilities – Fairfax County

This link provides information to specific sections of the IDEA law. It points to services such as child find or early intervention that apply to young children who are not in the school system yet, for example. Or section 504 that applies to children who have a physical disability.  

FCPS Department of Special Services Contacts

Contact sheet for the staff working at the FCPS Department of Special Services. Provides points of contact for questions you may have regarding your child's IEP, reading program, and testing. 

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE) Reference on Related Services

This link explains what related services or other supportive services could be required to assist a child with a disability, who chooses them, and who pays for them when they are not available in school.