Friday October 25, 2013 Christopher Waddell will address the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) Annual Conference held at Kennedy Krieger, Baltimore, Maryland on Planning for College and a Life of Independence.
Friday July 12, 2013 Christopher Waddell, President of Arlington SEPTA will address the Virginia PTA Annual Conference in Richmond.
Saturday, June 22, 2013. (save the date) Special viewing of Disney-PIXAR's Summer 2013 Release, Monsters University, for families with special needs, a community event and fundraiser co-sponsored with the Arlington Special Education PTA. Location Tysons Corner AMC 16.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Please join us on National 529 Day. (5/29) College funding options for ALL, Including those with Intellectual Disabilities.
Saturday March 2, 2013 Christopher Waddell will present at the Prince William County Transition Fair
Saturday, February 23, 2013. Christopher and Theresa Waddell host A Casino Night for Autism: Odds Are Better Than 1:91 That You'll Have Fun, at their home. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Organization for Autism Research, a national non-profit organization based in Arlington, Virginia, as part of our 2013 Run for Autism. Contact Us for an
November 2012 EParent.com publishes Planning for College & a Life of Independence by Christopher Waddell as their cover article on Financial & Estate Planning for people with special needs.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 . The Arc of Prince William County's 2012 Circle of Support Conference. Christopher Waddell presented financial and tax savings strategies for families with medical issues, and Theresa Waddell will be a panel member on special needs planning: legal and financial issues.
October 31, 2012 Theresa Waddell, CPA, CMFC is again recognized by Virginia Business as “Super CPA” for Personal Financial Planning
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Christopher Waddell presented Special Needs Planning: Legal & Financial Issues at the FCC for their employees.
February 7th 2012, Smith & Wollensky in Washington D.C., in partnership with the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, named Chris and Theresa Waddell as Washington D.C. Autism Honorees.
Monday, October 17, 2011. Christopher Waddell quoted in CNNMoney's The Help Desk, "How Can I Ensure That my Autistic Daughter is Taken Care Of?"
Sunday, October 16, 2011. First Memory Dance for families and individuals touched by Alzheimer's in the Historic Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom. Sunday 3PM-6PM
Monday, June 27, 2011. Raymond James nominates Christopher Waddell, CFP & Theresa Waddell, CPA, CMFC for Investment News Community Service Award
Thursday, May 19, 2011. Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Workshop. Sponsored by the Arlington Special Education PTA and hosted by Waddell Group, 1952 Gallows Road, Suite 102, Vienna, VA 22182. Register online.
Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, 2011. Waddell Group is a sponsor of the 2011 Accessibility Summit at McLean Bible Church, featuring keynote speaker Temple Grandin Ph.D. Dr. Grandin’s fascinating life, with all of its challenges and successes, was recently documented in an HBO film entitled Temple Grandin. The movie, starring Claire Danes, was the winner of seven Emmy awards. In 2010, Time magazine named Dr. Grandin one of its “100 Most Influential People.” 2011 Accessbility Summit sponsors.
February 3, 2011 Arlington County Police Department success with first use of Project Lifesaver of the rescue of an 85-year-old Alzheimer's patient, purchased for the county by a grant from Waddell Group. Press Release.
March 8, 2010. Theresa Waddell voted President of the new formed Arlington Special Education PTA, a school-district based Parent Teacher Association serving all schools and families in Arlington County, Virginia. Arlington SEPTA is the first Special Education PTA in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the 130th in the nation. Arlington SEPTA.
July 20, 2009. Christopher Waddell, CFP appeared on Family News Radio hosted by Cheryl Butler on “Special Needs and Eldercare Planning.”
July 13, 2009. Christopher Waddell, CFP was quoted in BusinessWeek’s "Caught Between the Elder Care and Education Money Pits."
June 23, 2009. Christopher Waddell, CFP appeared on SPED101 cable program hosted by Sonya Dunn discussing “Estate Planning for Special Needs and Eldercare.”
April 20, 2009. Theresa Waddell, CPA, CMFC was quoted in Wealth Manager's "2009 Women in Wealth Management" Survey.
April 1, 2009. Christopher Waddell, CFP was quoted in the cover story of April’s Financial Planning’s,"Is Healthcare Planning Your Next Business?"
March 21, 2009. WADDELL GROUP hosts the Arc of Northern Virginia’s conference “What YOU can do when the school says NO.”
January 30, 2009. Christopher Waddell, CFP presented a continuing education class on “Special Needs Financial Planning” at the "Understanding Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism" conference in Fairfax, VA.
August 28, 2008. Waddell family profiled in Washington Post story by Chris Jenkins, “Adding Strands to Autism Safety Net.” Photo and link below.
June 4, 2008. Christopher Waddell, CFP appeared on CNBC’s Boomer Nation with Hampton Pearson in a piece on "Boomer Anxiety."
July 3, 2007. Christopher Waddell, CFP, and Theresa Waddell, CPA CMFC, left the broker-dealer Waddell & Reed, that was founded by a distant relative, to join Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. in the independent channel. Research Magazine Article
February 18, 2007. Waddell family profiled on ABC World News, “Genes a Major Factor in Autism”
June 10, 2006. Special viewing of Disney/PIXAR's Summer 2006 Release, Cars the Movie, the first of many sensory friendly movie events for families with special needs. AMC16 at Tyson's Corner Mall, Tyson's Corner, VA.
October 30, 2005. Christopher Waddell, CFP, completed his first Run for Autism at the 30th Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. Proceeds from this event benefit the Organization for Autism Research, a national non-profit organization based in Arlington, Virginia.Photo at OAR's website, Resources tab. (Christopher is on the far left.)
March 1, 2005. Theresa Waddell, CPA, published an article in the Organization for Autism Research's newsletter entitled, Special Needs Planning: What You Need to Know.
On August 28, 2008, The Washington Post ran an article, "Adding Strands to An Autism Safety Net," about the efforts of Virginia families to obtain services for children and adults with developmental disabilities, such as autism. Our family was featured in this article.
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On July 27, 2008, Christopher completed his fourth Run for Autism with the Half Marathon in New York City. Proceeds from this event benefit the Organization for Autism Research, a national non-profit organization based in Arlington, Virginia.
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