Special Education

 May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

The HWES PTA  Special Education & Special Needs Committee  would love to have your input!
Meetings are open to all and will be held the first Wednesday of every month in the school library 7-9pm*
Please contact:

Goal: To support our HWES special needs families, students and faculty.

*Our final meeting for the 2017-2018 will be held on June 7th*


Introduction to the PTA Committee on Special Education and Special Needs

Useful Special Education & Special Needs Links

Special Education & Special Needs Events Calendar

What to do if you have questions about your child’s needs

FCPS Special Education Update Newsletter 9/30/16


Recent Special Education Posts

  1. May 4th Committee Meeting Report (5/12/2016) - Our final two Special Education Committee Meetings for the 2015-2016 school year will be the first Wednesday of the month for  May and June ( May 4 & June 1)  Meetings are held in the HWES Library from 7pm – 8pm and are open to all.  Please join us!  At our June meeting we will […]
  2. May Highlight (5/12/2016) - Special Education and Special Needs Camps in Fairfax County: Did you know that there are many Summer Camp opportunities for children with unique needs in Fairfax County? The FCPS Parent Resource Center has published a list of camps addressing Special Needs including: ·   ADHD ·        Autism Spectrum Disorders ·        Deaf/Hard of Hearing ·        Emotional Disabilities ·        […]
  3. April Parents Resource Center Newsletter (4/17/2016) - Click here to view the Parents Resource Center Newsletter for April.
  4. Committee News – April 2016 (2/23/2016) - The Special Education Committee held our first focus meeting on Friday February 26th.  In the future, the committee will be meeting regularly on the first Wednesday of every month beginning in April 2016.  All are welcome! Date & Time: Wednesdays, April 6th, May 4th and June 1st at 7pm Where: HWES Library For more information, […]
  5. FCPS Parents Resource Center Newsletter – Feb 2016 (2/13/2016) - Click here to view the Parents Resource Center Newsletter for February.
  6. Special Ed Highlight – March & April 2016 (2/11/2016) - The PTA Special Education Committee will be highlighting a different Special Education Resource or event in our monthly PTA newsletters. If there is a topic you would like to see covered, please contact:   SpEdLiaison@hwpta.org.    Fairfax County Council of PTAs Special Education Committee – April Highlight   The Fairfax County Council of PTAs is the […]