Event Calendar


Please contact the Parent Resource Center at 703.228.7239 or prc@apsva.us at least 7 days prior to events to request ADA accommodations.

RThe Parent Resource Center’s 2021-22 events have now concluded, but we look forward to announcing our fall programs later this summer. Please check back in August! Also, feel free to send any suggestions for parent sessions to us at prc@apsva.us or share your ideas at: https://forms.gle/ygJ36QPf7boqz8mRA. Have a wonderful and restful summer!

The events included below are shared for informational purposes, and listing may not be inclusive of all available community learning opportunities and inclusion of opportunities does not reflect endorsement by Arlington Public Schools.


2022 Advocacy Meetings
July 21: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Register here

Nothing About Us Without Us
Self-advocates have a critical perspective that needs to be heard in all discussions relating to policy changes that could affect their lives. This is more than just symbolic though – self-advocates need to have a chance to meaningfully participate in advocacy however they are willing and able to do so. Join the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) Policy Director Heather Sachs, NDSC Grassroots Advocacy Manager Jawanda Mast, and NDSC Self-Advocacy Council Member Jessie Smart for a discussion about ways to meaningfully engage self-advocates in advocacy efforts on the local, state and national levels.

DSANV launched a new Advocacy Program in 2021 which is led by self-advocate, and DSANV Board Member, Charlotte Woodward. The goal of the program is to help educate members on why advocacy is important and to introduce the many organizations engaged in disability advocacy in the National Capital Region. DSANV is excited to continue the Advocacy Program in 2022.

Additional Dates:

  • October 20 at 7:00 – 8:00 pm


NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Arlington Parent Support Groups
Still Meeting Virtually
Register here for Zoom Meeting(s)
These groups are geared to parents whose child is experiencing symptoms of a mental illness, including: depression, anxiety, eating disorders, mood disorders and more. No diagnosis is required to participate. Participants are given the opportunity to share their story, experience support, and glean guidance (as desired) from group members regarding both community and school resources. Confidentiality is respected.
School Age Students and Teens (PK-12): Sundays 7pm-8:30pm

  • June 19th
  • Jul 10 and 24
  • Aug 7 and 21
  • Sep 11 and 25
  • Oct 9 and 23
  • Nov 6 and 20
  •  Dec 4 and 18

Older Teen and Young Adults: 3rd Sunday 1-3pm
Questions??  Contact:

  • PK-12: Michelle Best (mczero@yahoo.com)
  • Adults: Naomi Verdugo (verdugo.naomi@gmail.com)
  • Both: Alisa Cowen (acowen@cowendesigngroup.com)

View Arlington NAMI Support Groups 2022 Flyer





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