New Advocacy Fellowship Program Honors Long-time Supporter

Joe Albert to become first Frank Trippett Advocacy and Outreach Fellow.   The Arc of Northern Virginia is excited and proud to welcome Joseph Albert as he joins us as the inaugural recipient of the Frank Trippett Advocacy and Outreach Fellowship. The appointment begins in July and runs through the end of May 2023.   […]

People First for Young Adults Group Thrives Through Pandemic

A key component of our annual Transition Series conference is the programming planned for high schools students with a developmental disability. While the parents are learning about community resources and next-steps, the students are engaged in a program of their own, building new skills and making friends. After the first few conferences, it became clear […]

July’s Transition Lunch & Learn Sessions

  Here is the schedule for July’s Transition Lunch & Learn sessions:   July 6th 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn – Open Round-Table Join giving you the chance to ask your questions and learn from the answers to other’s questions.   July 20th Lunch & Learn with a SSI Expert Applying for […]

SafetyMate: Using Tech to Address Safety Concerns for Those With Disabilities

Safety lessons embedded in technology support individuals with disabilities and enables them to live as independently as possible in the community. People with disabilities are more likely to experience challenging, and potentially dangerous encounters with law enforcement and other public safety personnel. Likewise, people with disabilities are often not prepared or unaware of how to […]

June Dates for Trust Talk Tuesdays

  Trust Talk Tuesdays: Small group discussions that focus on Special Needs Trusts and futures planning. These on-line small-group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts. Tia Marsili, our Director of Trusts, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why SNTs are important, who […]

June’s Transition Lunch & Learn Sessions

  Here is the schedule for June’s Transition Lunch & Learn sessions:   June 1st 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn – Open Round-Table Join giving you the chance to ask your questions and learn from the answers to other’s questions.   June 15th Lunch & Learn with a Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board […]

May’s Transition Lunch & Learn Sessions

  Here is the schedule for May’s Transition Lunch & Learn sessions:   May 4th 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn – Open Round-Table Join giving you the chance to ask your questions and learn from the answers to other’s questions.   May 18th Lunch & Learn with an ABLENow Expert Join Rebecca […]

April’s Transition Lunch & Learn Sessions

  Here is the schedule for April’s Transition Lunch & Learn sessions:   April 6th 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn – Open Round-Table Join giving you the chance to ask your questions and learn from the answers to other’s questions.   April 20th 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn with […]

Thanking Key Private Bank for Being a Benefit Breakfast Sponsor

  We are honored to recognize Key Private Bank for sponsoring our “A Life Like Yours” Benefit Breakfast at the Silver level.     Each year we are fortunate to have the support of generous businesses, corporations, and organizations. Our Benefit Breakfast sponsors, through their contributions to the event, help ensure that the funds raised […]

Thanking Evermay Wealth Management for Being a Benefit Breakfast Sponsor

  We are honored to recognize Evermay Wealth Management for sponsoring our “A Life Like Yours” Benefit Breakfast at the Silver level.     Each year we are fortunate to have the support of generous businesses, corporations, and organizations. Our Benefit Breakfast sponsors, through their contributions to the event, help ensure that the funds raised […]