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Taking Action for Special Kids

Working Together for Families 

in Southwest Virginia

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TASK is an independent non-profit agency serving families in Southwest Virginia for over 40 years. We help families with special needs children and professionals get the information and services they need. We work in partnership with PEATC (Parent Information Advocacy Training Center).
Families Need high quality information, training, and support so that their children and adult family member with special needs can reach their fullest potential.

What We Do

Helping Families of Children with Disabilities and the Professionals who serve them in Southwest Virginia

Providing quality, up to date, parent-friendly information is our goal. We seek to support, empower, and increase knowledge for everyone we serve in all of Southwest Virginia. Our success isn’t measured in terms of wealth or profit margin, but by the value we provide to those we serve.

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2023 TASK Summer Program

Summer Enrichment for Tazewell County Children with Disabilities

The 2023 TASK Summer Program will be held June 5-29, 8:30-1:30, Monday through Thursday. Tazewell County students with an IEP or 504 Plan ages  kindergarten to 21 are eligible. There will be educational and recreational programs for all students. If you are interested, please complete the application at this link below. Call our office at 401-307-3283 or email for questions.   

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Special Education Workshops

Knowledge is Power

At TASK, we are dedicated to improving your knowledge of the special education maze. Click here for on demand trainings. To request a workshop for your group, please call 401-307-3283. Our partner, PEATC, has free trainings and workshops. Click on this link to go to their Facebook page.

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Information & Referral

Free & Confidential

Call us for free, confidential individualized assistance at (401) 307-3283. We can help you understand your child's IEP and evaluations. It helps to have your child's school records before you call!

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Help TASK Help Families

Support TASK's mission to help families with special needs children by making a donation in any amount. Please make a tax deductible donation through our secure Facebook page:      Takingactionforspecialkids

Contact TASK-Taking Action for Special Kids

                                                                   Get in touch with Taking Action for Special Kids in Virginia.  For Resources in other states, go to                                                                                                                                                                  

PO Box 877, North Tazewell, VA 24630

Call: (401) 307-3283

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