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This group aims to connect and empower moms (and dads, and caregivers!) of Twice-Exceptional, Asperger's, and GT/LD kids. Many of our kids are falling through the cracks of the local public school systems (FCPS, Arlington County, DCPS, and PGCPS). Some of our kids are not being properly identified because of flawed standards, and many identified kids are unfairly forced to choose between accommodations and enrichment. The process of fighting for our kids individually is emotionally draining, time-consuming, expensive, and disorienting, leaving parents to consider Homeschooling or expensive private schools even when this is a burden for the family. Together we can get our VOICES heard, advocate for better programs, and share information and resources to fight the invisible but very real institutional barriers to getting our kids access to the proper services.

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:30 PM

    FCPS TEAM: Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities Monthly Meeting!

    4 TEAM members attending
  • Monday, January 9, 2017 7:00 PM

    Documentary "Unmasked" followed by student panel at TJHSST

    4 TEAM members attending
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:00 AM

    Summer Enrichment Fair, sponsored by Fairfax County for the Gifted

    4 TEAM members attending
  • Friday, February 3, 2017 10:00 AM

    FCPS TEAM+ Meeting with Jane Lipp, Irene Meiers, Carol Horn, and Mike Bloom

    5 TEAM members attending
 
Founded Feb 14, 2016

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Laura Baker, Ana, Elizabeth Kersey, Rich Hem
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