Webinars, Workshops, and Conferences

Upcoming Webinar and Workshop Topics:

Webinar: “If You Don’t Ask, You Won’t Get It”: Asserting Special Education Rights in the Time of Coronavirus


Webinar Series: Social Security


Conference: Transition Series 2020


Listen to Recordings of Past Workshops:

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Upcoming Workshops


Special Ed during coronavirus webinar

Webinar: “If You Don’t Ask, You Won’t Get It” – Asserting Special Education Rights in the Time of Coronavirus


Thursday, July 16, 2020  –  12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.


Presented by: Juliet Hiznay, Special Education Advocate-Attorney







The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed public education. The challenges are compounded exponentially for those students with disabilities. This webinar will guide a discussion on how to advocate for your child’s best educational opportunities. Webinar topics will include deferred eligibility & reevaluation decisions, individualized education plans (IEPs) vs. virtual learning or distance learning plans, extended school year services, compensatory education , independent education evaluations, and filing a complaint in the state of Virginia.


Juliet D. Hiznay is an advocate and attorney, whose law firm provides support for children and young adults with learning differences. The firm was founded in 2013 by with a mission to enhance the educational outcomes of students by providing services directly to individuals and families.


Due to the COVID-19 crisis, and recognizing the need to practice social distancing, this workshop will only be presented as a live, on-line webinar.


Remember, our Webinars and Workshops are FREE to attend, but pre-registration is required.


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For further information on The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Information & Referral program contact:
Lucy Beadnell, Director of Advocacy at 703-208-1119 x116 or email LBeadnell@TheArcofNoVA.org.


For information about sponsorship opportunities to help support and present our workshops , please contact:
Howard Stregack, Director of Development, at 703-208-1119 x102 or email HStregack@TheArcofNoVA.org.