Martha Glennan Disability Inclusion and Equality Awards
The Fairfax Area – Disability Services Board’s Martha Glennan Disability Inclusion and Equality Awards are presented annually to recognize people, businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and others that excel in demonstrating a commitment to promoting equal rights and community inclusion for people with disabilities. Learn more about the awards.
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month
Fairfax County Department of Family Services is proud to participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October, NDEAM aims to recognize the essential role people with disabilities play in our nation’s economic success through employment. This year’s theme is "Advancing Access and Equity." Learn more.
Mature Living - Disability Rights and Resources
This episode of Mature Living focuses on disability resources for both older adults and adults with disabilities, as well as those who care for them. Claudia Vila, manager of Disability Rights and Resources in the Department of Family Services, talks to host Anne Hall about the resources available in the county. We also hear from Rose Robinson from the Wellness Center for Older Adults, and Susan Shaw from Fairfax County's Transportation Options, Programs, and Services (TOPS) program. Watch Mature Living.
John Hudson Internship Program
The internship program is open to college students and recent graduates with disabilities. The program provides participants with on-the-job experience, professional development, and training opportunities. Learn more.
Legal Services of Northern Virginia has partnered with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services to provide these brief, informative videos about the rights of, and resources for, people with disabilities. Check out the videos!
Explore different technology and devices that help people with disabilities maintain their independence.