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Resources

In addition to our programming, we are committed to providing parents, families, and caregivers the information needed to best support your loved ones.

  • Community Resources
    Please see the list below to find resources local to the Greater Williamsburg area. The Arc of Virginia The Arc of Virginia works on the statewide level to protect the rights of those with developmental disabilities. They promote the full inclusion and participation of those individuals in their communities. The Arc Much like Arc of Virginia, the national branch of Arc champions the rights of those with developmental disabilities. Their site also provides information on various disabilities and current legislation. Center for Parent Information & Resources This website from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services offers information about waivers and related resources. Child Development Resources CDR is a comprehensive resource for physicians, teachers, and parents. They provide answers for anyone who has a question about infant or toddler services throughout the Historic Triangle. Center for Children with Disabilities This page offers a comprehensive overview of most infant, childhood, and toddler disabilities. It also serves as a source to help you connect with disability services in your state. My Life, My Community This website from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services offers information about waivers and related resources. Onecaregiver Resource Center A centralized platform to support caregivers and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who may be at risk of, or are living with, Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia PADRN A site published by the Peninsula Agency on Aging allows you to search all available health services in the area. Some of the resources on this page include home health support as well as adult day programs. Regional Housing Specialist The Regional Housing Specialist, through the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services, works to increase the availability of affordable and accessible housing for individuals with developmental disabilities. The Specialist for Eastern Virginia is Kim Rodgers, who can be reached at kimberly.rogers@dbhds.virginia.gov. Versability Versability works with those who have developmental disabilities to find employment and housing opportunities. Virginia Navigator for Easy Access This site allows for a search of local services, whether or not you know exactly what you are looking for. Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) made this guide to help families understand resources, supports, and services that the Commonwealth of Virginia offers to people with developmental disabilities.
  • Disability Waivers
    Brief Summary of Waivers Available in Virginia Navigating Developmental Disability Waivers Guidebook
  • Fitness
    Get up and moving at home with these free fitness workouts. From our friends at Williamsburg Landing: Terri's 10 Minute Cardio Workout Seated Yoga with Terri Cardio with Terri Aaron's Stretching Video Strength Training with Aaron PWR! Exercises with Aaron Alexis's 15 Minute Strength Training w/ Household Items Tai Chi with Stan From Yoga Instructor, Anita: Relaxing Yoga September Yoga From Denise Austin: Fun & Fit Cardio From Joe from The Body Coach TV: 10 Minute FULL Body Workout From IvanaExercise: Beginner Exercise for People with Special Abilities (Great music in this one!)
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