Virginia Family's Guide to Special Education

In response to legislation passed by the Virginia General Assembly, as well as feedback and collaboration with the field, the VDOE has released a Video Guide to the Special Education Evaluation Process for Families as additional guidance to support accurate and consistent eligibility determinations and access to special education across school divisions. These video modules will provide parents, families, and other stakeholders with a brief but comprehensive overview of the special education process on the following topics:

Introduction (Overview of Series)




Individualized Education Program (IEP)


Early Intervention

What’s Next

The Virginia Family's Guide to Special Education is available in multiple languages below: