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Resources for Managing Challenging Behavior 

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Diann Eaton and Mickey Vanderwerker describe four resources available for educators to support them as they address challenging behaviors.  Each of these resources can be directly accessed using the buttons below.


I'm Determined Virtual Youth & Parent Summit

The I'm Determined Virtual Youth and Parent Summit will be a three-day event (June 14-17) where youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth can meet virtually to network and discuss issues of importance to individuals with disabilities.

All Virginia youth with disabilities who meet the requirements and register by the May 7 deadline will be accepted!


Spring 2021 Early Childhood Academy

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The Spring 2021 Early Childhood Academy is a free, self-paced online course for parents with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.  Learn practical information to help set the foundation for your child’s lifelong learning and to make the transition to preschool and kindergarten less confusing.  Registration for the Early Childhood Academy is open now and the online course begins May 15.

Special Education Teacher Support Academy

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The mission of the Training & Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth–22 years). This mission is two-fold; first, to increase the... read more about our mission

Virtual Office Hours

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