West Burke Support Group 9/24

New support group for parents and caregivers of children and young adults with special needs! Join the first meeting on Thursday, September 24 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at Dream Acres (97 Rte 5, West Burke). For more information, contact Connie Sanville or call Becky Goss at (802) 553-2003.

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Newport Support Group 9/18 & 9/30

Newport Support Group for parents and caregivers of children and young adults with special needs. Spend time getting all your paperwork organized in a free Care Notebook. Enjoy refreshments, resources, and door prizes. September 18 from 10 am – 11:30 am or September 30 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. RSVP or questions to Lori […]

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Webinar: Assistive Technology 9/9

Assistive Technology Consideration and Resources in Vermont. Wednesday, September 9, 10-11am. Register now. This webinar will introduce participants to Assistive Technology as it relates to IDEA and IEP’s; review a nationally recognized model that families and school teams can use for considering and implementing Assistive Technology in school and at home; and provide information on […]

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4th Annual Valentine’s Dine-to-Donate Fundraiser a Huge Success!

Area Restaurants Raise Money for Vermont Family Network 4th Annual Valentine’s Dine-To-Donate Fundraiser to Benefit Children with Special Needs a Huge Success!  For a fourth year, Vermont Family Network (VFN) has successfully partnered with restaurants around the state to raise money to support the organization’s mission. The fundraiser took place February 1-15 and a portion of […]

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VT AOE Parent Involvement Survey

All parents with children on IEPs should have received a parent involvement survey from the Vermont Agency of Education (VTAOE).  If you have not received a survey please call Mike Bailey, Special Education Data Manager at the VTAOE at: (802) 479-1165.  He will  look up the survey number for your child and provide you with […]

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Fundraising Friends of VFN!

A big thank you to Ashley Furniture and the Green Mountain Mahler Festival for their wonderful fundraising efforts this winter! Their support increased our capacity to serve families, and we are most grateful!  Left: Tricia Symon presents Pam McCarthy with a check for $2941 from the Ashley Furniture fundraiser held in December.         […]

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Parent Training/Conference Funding Available

Vermont Family Network is pleased to offer financial assistance to families who wish to attend a training or conference related to their child’s diagnosis. The VFN Funds may be used to pay the conference fees or for related travel expenses. We can offer funding of up to $300 for an in-state conference, or up to $400 […]

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